The Future of Work

by David Sipress, The New Yorker, May 8, 2017

I can’t remember — do I work at home or do I live at work?

See below insightful books on various aspects of the phenomenon reflected in the cartoon. The point is, although they were written in the pre-COVID-19 world, its essence remains as it was — or probably even became worse.
— Anderson, Elizabeth. 2017. Private Government: How Employers Rule Our Lives. Princeton University Press.
— Graeber, David. 2018. Bullshit Jobs: A Theory. Simon & Schuster.
— Hyman, Louis. 2018. Temp: The Real Story of What Happened to Your Salary, Benefits, and Job Security. Penguin Books
— Schor, Juliet. 2020. After the Gig: How the Sharing Economy Got Hijacked and How to Win It Back. University of California Press.
— Standing, Guy. 2011. The Precariat: The New Dangerous Class. Bloomsbury.

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