“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…

Fully Automated Luxury Individualist Anarchism, by Edmund Berger

(Nick’s Notes: Edmund was kind enough to let me republish this, please check out his original here) Revolutionary Luxury, Bureaucratic Administration Any politics that seeks an encompassing notion of liberation and freedom must, first and foremost, be oriented towards the future, and must pursue this horizon through goal-oriented actions. This effectively sets up a feedback…

Srsly Wrong Interviews Yours Truly!

As I mentioned before, I had been brought up on an episode of a podcast called, “Srsly Wrong”. The mention came in the form of a Facebook friend of mine commenting on my anti-work stance co-existing with a pro-market stance. The article I just linked goes into how I (briefly) rectify these two stances…a rectification…

What Leisure is Really For

The Rehtinking the Job Culture Facebook page shared this article by Gary Gutting called, What Work is Really For. Now, there’s a lot going on in this article. Gutting makes some great points about leisure, work and the nature of capitalism. But he also makes some mistakes on all three of these things as well.…