Well-read Red: Do They Owe Us A Living? 'Course they do, 'course they do!

program date: 
Mon, 08/06/2012

Joe Clement reads Peter Frase's case against the assumption of wage-labor in both capitalism and market-socialist visions of a fucture economy. Frase argues for a universal basic income, explaining why it would more directly address the problems with wage-labor, make it more apparent what work needs to get done, and help dis-incentivize work only done for the sake of capital-accumulation.

Peter Frase is a sociology doctoral student at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York and an editor of Jacobin Magazine

 

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