COVER: Workers are worn to a frazzle, families are frantic, but time refuses to stand still even for a moment
Welcome to the postindustrial age, when labor-saving gadgetry was supposed to make our lives easier. Not a chance. These are the days of the time famine, when parents talk about sleep the way hungry people talk about food. Why do we work so hard? What is the cost to ourselves and our children? And just what would we be willing to give up to live a little more peaceably? See LIVING.
NATION: Choking back angry tears, House Speaker Jim...