MoviePass Is the Latest Example of Tech Enabling ‘Job Creep’
Karl Marx's idea of "surplus labor" shows up at the modern box office.
When Your Day Job Is Also Your Favorite Video Game
Meet the people who play games that resemble their 9-to-5s.
Online Shopping Hides Black Friday’s Real Violence
Hidden supply chains, hidden labour, and hidden violence.
All in Your Head
We're Scared of Robots Because We're Scared of Humans
Fear can't hide forever.
Technology Has Created More Jobs Than It Destroyed Over the Last 140 Years
Whatever happened to the end of work?
There Is The Dress and Only The Dress
Guy Debord ruins a perfectly nice if ubiquitous meme.
Technology Is Making Us Stupid
In Nicholas Carr's the <i>Glass Cage</i>, the Pulitzer-shortlisted author makes a compelling argument on the way technology has failed us—from aircraft autopilot to GPS maps—and the perils of being forever trapped in the beam of our smartphones.
The Future of Robot Labor Is the Future of Capitalism
Robots entering the workplace isn’t even really about robots; it's about capitalism.
Opinion and Analysis
The Gitmo Prisoner Exchange Puts Deals Above Grim Justice
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's release has the exchange value of five "high-risk" detainees, because there can be no justice from Guantanamo.
A Slob's Guide to Critical Theory
How to think in complicated ways if you're a lazy and stupid person.
Not Even Radical Communist Literature Is Immune to Copyright Battles
All 50 volumes of the Marx and Engels Collected Works (MECW) were removed from the Marxists Internet Archive at the request of their publisher.