Abolish Work: 1, New York Times: 0

Apparently the professionals at New York Times didn’t catch up to this story (that I blogged about a little over a a month ago) until yesterday but there’s still some good tidbits from there you may have not gotten here (AKA, more formalized writing and some more background on this woman that I didn’t know/didn’t talk…

A Working Stiff’s Manifesto, by Iain Levison: Chapter 1, Becoming an Associate (Part 2/2)

Levison is starting to unload the truck when he figures out that he was most likely hired because he is over six feet all and is able to lift things fairly easily. Or maybe it’s because the company is/was desperate. Or maybe it’s because they needed a more obedient worker. The fact that Levison keeps…

A Working Stiff’s Manifesto, by Iain Levison: Chapter 1, Becoming an Associate (Part 1/2)

(Nick’s Notes: This series will mostly be containing my thoughts as I read this book. It’s not a book review (that will be at the end of it) but rather a chapter by chapter review, summary, analysis, etc.) Becoming an Associate The first section of this book starts off pretty great with Levison looking through…