A World Without (Much) Work: Building Sanctuary Part 2

Reposted with permission from Wrench in the Gears. The future is uncertain and unlikely to play out exactly as described. Nevertheless, we must begin to comprehend how technological developments combined with concentrated power and extreme income inequality are leading us to … Continue reading A World Without (Much) Work: Building Sanctuary Part 2

Building Sanctuary: A Dystopian Future We Must Fight To Avoid

Reposted with permission from Wrench in the Gears. The future is uncertain and unlikely to play out exactly as described. Nevertheless, we must begin to comprehend how technological developments combined with concentrated power and extreme income inequality are leading us to … Continue reading Building Sanctuary: A Dystopian Future We Must Fight To Avoid

The Comforting Lie of Basic Income and the Unpleasant Truths about the Platform Economy

The powers that be have big plans for remaking the economy. Unfortunately, it doesn’t include living wage jobs or security of any sort for a vast number of citizens. Amazon’s Mechanical Turk is a sobering example of what’s in store … Continue reading The Comforting Lie of Basic Income and the Unpleasant Truths about the Platform Economy