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This anti-remote rhetoric has it's basis in money and power. Commercial real estate, residential real estate, business catering to the forced commercial centers. The power to force a group of people to confirm to "what an office looks like" and "how you must look and play the game in order to succeed" will be replaced by how well I actually do my job and the quality of my output. The status quo is fearful (regardless of what year they graduated college) of losing power and money.

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"objective piece?" You're joking, right? This is the NYT; my online friends and I call it Pravda On The Hudson. It's a kinder, gentler WSJ - the only thing liberal about it is that they don't mind same-sex couples getting married.

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When people work from home, fewer cars are built and fewer offices are rented (among other things). This identifies the originators of the anti-remote propaganda.

By the way, in my country nine out of ten remote workers would like to continue working remotely. The remote fans in the USA are not alone.

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The piece about needing to support businesses near those office buildings is also a huge part of this scam to get folks back in those offices. Well, guess what. The business, the small businesses especially, in our communities are thriving because we are home during the day supporting those businesses.

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People do not want to go back to the office. We like getting our work done without distractions and being able to stop that paper pushing. We save resources, power and the organization really is saving a ton of money because we pay for our own electricity, water, toilet paper and paper towels (no we have towels at home and we know who used them. We are healthier, and our dogs are happier with us by their side. NO GAS IS BEING USED EITHER. SO we save gas without the need for lower case biden to shut down USA pipelines. No biden. We save gase all on our own. Thank you for considering us continue to work from home. The organization is really prospering from us working from home. It is the manager's trying to sabotage us and making it look like we cannot do her own work without manager oversight in person. Organizations have too many managers and they should really consider letting some of them go or demoting them to positions with real work. Thank you.

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They want remote work to end because they realize all those managers are really not necessary. We get the work done regardless.

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