A Capital Opportunity for Anti-Work

So I’ve been invited to speak at this event. I’ll most likely be doing my AltExpo talk just slightly revised with things related to Austrian economics, given my audience. In other news: I apologize for the lack of content. Last weekend (yesterday, actually) was my birthday and the few days before that I didn’t have any content…

[Cross-Post] “Why Not Have Full Technological Unemployment?” by Mr. Wilson

(Nick’s Notes: You can find the original post here) I recently came across this excellent video CGP Grey and felt the need to share it:   His videos tend to be well made, and highly informative. I highly recommend of them to all my readers. This particular piece gives an excellent exploration of the inevitability of…

“Capitalism, Not Technological Unemployment, is the Problem”, by Kevin Carson

(Nick’s Notes: You can find the original article here) At Slate, Will Oremus raises the question “What if technological innovation is a job-killer after all?” (“The New Luddites,” August 6). Rather than being “the cure for economic doldrums,” he writes, automation “may destroy more jobs than it creates”: Tomorrow’s software will diagnose your diseases, write your…

“Lazy Like Lions”, by Apio Ludd

Lazy Like Lions Colin Tudge, Neanderthals, Farmers & Bandits: How Agriculture Really Began, Yale University Prss, 1998 This short book (53 pages) is a clearly written essay exploring the fuzzy line between mere foraging (hunting and gathering) and cultivation. The author is not an “expert” in any of the specific fields one might think necessary…

“In Praise of Bartleby”, by Apio Ludd

(Nick’s Notes: This is the first of two reviews by Apio Ludd that highlight some books that I think us anti-work people may find interesting.) In Praise of Bartleby* Guillaume Paoli – Demotivational Training (Cruel Hospice, 2013) I approached Demotivational Training with low expectations. I have found most recent radical theory out of France to…