Universal Basic Income as Pacification for the Poor, Liberation for the Wealthy

It’s been too long since I’ve done a running commentary on an article. To remedy that, here’s one on how the UBI is bullshit. In the spring of 1968, a full-page letter addressed to Congress appeared in the Sunday edition of the New York Times, written by five prominent liberal economists. The letter’s chief author, John…

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…

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…