Patreon Update for 3/4/17

Patreon Update(s)/Introduction  Another month has flown by and it was quite a varied month! I wrote an article on an anti-work movie, one on anti-work critiques, ideas about automation and I had my usual article talking about the universal basic income. I covered a swath of topics (which isn’t to say these topics haven’t been done…

William Nava’s Objections to Anti-Work

Nick’s Notes: My friend William Nava raised some important and critical thoughts about why anti-work might not be a good position for left-libertarians to hold. I’ll consider these remarks and respond in the coming days. Objections to Abolish Work William Nava All I know about Abolish Work comes from one (relatively short) conversation with Nick…

The Problem of Economic Autor-ity

I’ll never apologize for tasteless puns. But for the record, even I thought this pun was a bad one. It’s a mix of Michael Huemer’s The Problem of Political Authority (a wonderful book I’ve reviewed on C4SS here and here) and the subject of today’s article: economist Michael Autor. More specifically, Autor’s recent thoughts from a TED talk he did…