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Labor, Automation, and Refusal

Marxism has, and had for a quite a long time, a problem with the question of work. This is not to say that Marxism can be confused with the insistence of its antagonist, capitalism, over the relations of labor and … Continue reading

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Communique from the Committee for the Liberation of Autonomous Amusement: on the question of labor

Of all the things that the Committee for the Liberation of Autonomous Amusement calls for, it is the immediate refusal of labor on a mass scale and the repudiation of its status as a noble value. Capitalism elevated this system … Continue reading

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3 Quotes on the Refusal of Labor

Behind the glorification of “work” and the tireless talk of the “blessings of work” I find the same thought as behind the praise of impersonal activity for the public benefit: the fear of everything individual. At bottom, one feels now … Continue reading

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The Refusal of Work

I’ve been reading a lot of Bifo and Marazzi lately. I came to Autonomism the way I imagine a lot of people have: drifting through Hardt and Negri’s more contemporary writings and the French post-structuralist works of the 1970s, then … Continue reading

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