"I did make a bunch of money by winning the Netscape Startup Lottery, it's true. So did most of the early engineers. But the people who made 100x as much as the engineers did? I can tell you for a fact that none of them slept under their desk. If you look at a list of financially successful people from the software industry, I'll bet you get a very different view of what kind of sleep habits and office hours are successful than the one presented here."
An interview with the Russian anarchists who run antijob.net
"Office Space" is 'the Matrix' portion of "The Matrix" with every trace of the uncanny evacuated.
work is bad.
A great archive of works on caring and domestic labour.
"Darius McCollum impersonates transit employees, steals their subway cars and buses, then drives off on the correct routes."
It's more than a waste that the MTA thinks it is better to keep this guy in prison for years than to cut him a paycheck.
Wikipedia entry for Darius McCollum: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darius_McCollum
(I can't see how the title matches the article at all. But the article is worth reading; it's about Whole Foods workers in CA organizing with the IWW.)
"Organizing with the radical-syndicalist union, the Industrial Workers of the World, Whole Foods employees are shunning traditional unions that represent the majority of workers at Safeway, Alberson’s and other national grocers. In doing so, they have given up access to the deep pockets of United Grocery Workers and the like, but have the added agility to stealthily maneuver. The IWW is also the only union to have successfully created union shops at Starbucks."
libcom.org's short introduction to work.
'With ticket prices so high and labor costs rivaling those of a Cambodian sweatshop, how much money does SXSX Inc. actually make? “As a privately held company, SXSW doesn’t release any financial information,” said spokesperson Elizabeth Derczo when I called her up.'
"Simply saying we should improve the quality and reduce the duration of work doesn’t allow us to ask whether that work needs to exist at all."
"giving workers voice within the institution of wage labor can never fundamentally call the premises of that institution into question. For that, you need the real right of Exit, not just from particular jobs but from the labor market as a whole."