The Mother of all Work

Here on Abolish Work I try to focus on as many intersecting issues with work as possible. One of those issues has been play, another has been time poverty and still another has been excessive work hours in the US. Another obvious offshoot of all of these intersections is the way that work affects women.…

“… gratitude born of desperation…”

I’ve written before about so-called “flexible work”. This is work that while is intended to help the worker is usually not decided by the workers themselves. Instead, we have systematic patterns of authority and abuse going unchecked. All in the hopes of reforming things seen as bugs rather than features. Getting more flexible schedules would…