Being Free vs. Working for Free

(Nick’s Notes: This is my second of four posts on Isaac’s ideas on work, see the first part here) Another one of Issac’s ideas that I found interesting was,  if you could, he thinks you should pick working for free at your dream job then working for an average or even good pay at a…

Slacking as Self-Care

As someone who struggles with depression (and is currently struggling with it, sadly) the phrase “self-care” has been in my lexicon for a while now. When I use the term I am generally referring to the practice of trying to keep my mental state in some sort of consistent state. It can be anything from…

We’re #2!

So I don’t know when it happened but somehow Abolish Work has become popular enough to surpass The Abolition of Work Wikipedia Page! Now, I’m not exactly sure what dictates these sorts of things. Is it the hits? The frequency of visits? The new and improved site? I mean it can’t be the consistency of…

Being Precarious and Anti-Work

For the past few years I’ve been in and out of a few different jobs. They were all part-time and I hated pretty much all of them. They never gave me much joy besides some of the cool people I was lucky enough to meet. Of course there were also assholes and asshole management and…

The Aspirations of Many: Work More!

My aspiration for the country—and I believe we can achieve it—is 4 percent growth as far as the eye can see,” he said. “Which means we have to be a lot more productive, workforce participation has to rise from its all-time modern lows. It means that people need to work longer hours and, through their…