When is Work Valuable?

  It gets tiring to always argue against people’s preconceptions or ideas about work. Lots of people in the world (not necessarily incorrectly) see work as “effort”. That makes sense given that this is how people often use it. But this is complicated by the fact that people also say things like, “I’m going to…

Are Jobs Inherently Exploitative?

  Getting back on my Abolish Work to-do list I read Freedom From Jobs by Elliot Sperber and was intrigued by much of it. I’ll start with those parts I find intriguing and convincing before I move into the parts I thought were questionable. Early on in the article Sperber makes this remark which I…

#bullshitjobs takes to the UK Tubes!

Nick’s Notes: In the UK they call the subway, “tubes” so I’m just going for some authentically British language.   As RT.com reports: London commuters were welcomed back to work Monday morning by a series of depressing posters proclaiming that much of the nation’s workforce see their jobs as pointless. The “subversion strike” targeted commuters on…