“Long Live Work”, by Vivo Covi

(Nick’s Notes: Okay, so realized that I am cheating a bit here. Technically this is just an article by someone else that was published in Apio Ludd’s publication “My Own” and isn’t by Mr. Ludd himself. But I think it’s still well within Mr. Ludd’s spirit all the same!) I don’t charitably sing the praises of…

Abolish Work is going full Luddite!

…No, not that sort of Luddite. It’s Apio Ludd, the author of My Own which is an egoist publication. We’re going to have a full week of his anti-work material! While that is going on I will hopefully be working on a few pieces of my own and locating other pieces to post here. Hope you…

“Jobs” as a Red Herring: The Dangers of Make-Work Bias”, by Nathan Goodman

In the ongoing debate over the crony capitalist “Export-Import” bank, job statistics get thrown around a lot. On its website, the bank boasts that “Ex-Im Bank’s mission is American jobs,” claiming to have “supported 1.2 million private-sector, American jobs since 2009, supporting 205,000 jobs in 2013 alone.” Economist Veronique de Rugy points out that these job numbers…