Should we Abolish Work to be More Productive?

There’s an essay by an anarchist named Charles Johnson entitled Libertarianism Though Thick and Thin which discusses different complimentary features of the ideology. Should libertarians care about anti-racist struggles? Or is property rights and non-aggression the only things that matter? This is a great discussion and I encourage everyone who thinks that libertarians can’t be…

Joaquín García is my Hero

…[S]ometimes there’s a man… I won’t say a hero, ’cause, what’s a hero? But sometimes, there’s a man. And I’m talkin’ about the Dude here. Sometimes, there’s a man, well, he’s the man for his time and place. He fits right in there. And that’s the Dude, in Los Angeles. And even if he’s a…

Work is No Cure for Work Either

A piece by the Guardian UK’s Peter Fleming called Work is no cure for illness – the 24/7 culture is making us sick makes many interesting points while highlighting a then recent story. Ian Smith, a conservative party politician announced back in the summer of 2015 that he planned on having people fund their own…

55 (Hours) and (Barely) Alive

At this point there should be little doubt that working longer hours isn’t always healthy. Even within an eight hour you’re likely going to start slowing down. Either because you didn’t get enough sleep, work is stressful or a lack of time for yourself. Whatever the reason, after a certain amount of hours you likely…

“… 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…