Division of labor helps the poor

From Design of the 20th Century:

While Morris wished to bring good design to the masses, he refused to embrace mechanization, because he believed that the division of labour disconnected the worker from his work and, ultimately, from society. Paradoxically, this rejection of industrialized production meant that Morris’ designs were expensive and could only be afforded by the wealthy.


Author: rfmcelroyiii

Student and instructor of economics.

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