What If We Just…Stopped Working?


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Ever think about how the average person is orders of magnitude more productive than workers of the past, and yet our work week hasn’t gotten any shorter? What’s the deal? In this week’s episode we’re looking at the idea of “work,” and how it’s been so thoroughly polluted by capitalism.

New video every Friday!

SOURCES
On work and post-work, generally
https://books.google.com/books?id=3uY…
https://www.bigissue.com/opinion/davi…
https://theanarchistlibrary.org/libra…
https://jacobinmag.com/2018/03/four-h…
https://www.jacobinmag.com/2018/02/wo…
https://jacobinmag.com/2020/11/work-t…



https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/…

On meaningful work, specifically
https://books.google.com.au/books?id=…

On bullshit work, very specifically
https://www.newyorker.com/books/under…
https://books.google.com/books?id=iHV…

On work and the very concept of energy, as specific as it gets
https://books.google.com/books?id=Ugi…

Iceland study
https://autonomy.work/wp-content/uplo…
https://www.forbes.com/sites/jackkell…

Burnout stats
https://everyonesocial.com/blog/emplo…

Multiple job stats
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-us…

1.5 – 3 hours stat & nonwork
https://doi.org/10.1177/1350508413515541
https://www.theatlantic.com/business/…

Diminishing returns productivity
​​https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/0…

Meaningless jobs stats
https://today.yougov.com/topics/econo…
https://yougov.co.uk/topics/economy/a…

Just a fantastic Forbes article
​​https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbesco…

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