Never Work: Essays against the Sale of Life
287 pages | Detritus Books
Work or die is a threat presented as a choice. A few people claim to own the world. When we do not permit them to reap what we sow, they send their lackeys to starve us, imprison us, even kill us. They have succeeded in convincing many people that work is freedom, that it is good for us to toil so that they may profit. Yet from the first day they levied this threat, we have resisted.
Features essays by: Freddie Baer, L. Susan Brown, Chris Carlsson, CrimethInc. Ex-Workers’ Collective, Tony Gibson, David Graeber, Gerry Hannah, hologram, Luo Huazhong, E. Kerr, Gavin Mueller, Laurie Penny, Fredy Perlman, Margot Pepper, Penelope Rosemont, Herman J. Schuurman, André Thirion, Kevin Tucker, Ummfatik, Raoul Vaneigem, Kassandra Vee, George Woodcock, and John Zerzan