Political Revolution

Sleep: An Overlooked Human Right

“Many of the accidents involving trains, planes, and automobiles all share one common cause: sleep deprivation. Are Americans getting enough sleep? See what Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein has to say.” — Redacted Tonight

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JoAnn Chateau

JoAnn Chateau likes progressive politics and loves the canines. She sometimes writes fiction about Chester (the Alpha Bichon) and his friends -- with a dash of humor and dab of Poli-Sci. JoAnn's views and insights are tinted by her past profession in Counseling, Christian theological studies, and Library and Information Science training. Retired now, JoAnn enjoys the creative life.


  • “Outsourcing sleep”: What a fun thought! Think how much more I could get done working 24/7. On a more serious note: I’m for Stein’s suggestion that we should also have the “right to sleep.”

    • That would be great for productivity – hee, hee. But did you hear one woman’s secret to longevity? (I remember she was well over 100, in Mexico – paraphrase:) “I got plenty of sleep… sometimes for days at a time.”

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