Getting Rid Of Siestas Won't Boost Spain's Productivity. Here's Why.

The siesta is a time-honored cultural tradition in Spain — one that may soon be taking its place in the history books.  The tradition of taking a three-hour nap in the middle of the day dates back thousands of years, when breaks let agricultural workers avoid being outside when the sun was at its hottest.  But now that most people commute to an office rather than a field, Spanish Prime Minister Marino Rajoy hopes to get the country’s workers up to speed with the rest of Europe, The Independent reported. Rajoy announced over the weekend that he wants to end the

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