"WeWork is promoting a mythology for those in the brave new gig economy: You, precarious worker who will never have a pension, are not a simple cog in a machine. Your work is not merely labour, for which you deserve decent pay and security, but an extension of your personality. You’re doing what you love and paying $500 per month for the desk from which to do it."
Let's hatch a #cooperative alternative!
Is it wrong to feel affection when one hears from a long lost friend in the form of email spam?
My own theory is that Amazon is actually secretly a consumer cooperative, defrauding investors. But @BigMeanInternet has a decent theory too. https://medium.com/s/story/the-singular-pursuit-of-comrade-bezos-3e280baa045c
"Imagine having your appendix taken out by a Facebook group" says Fred Turner.
Fred Turner, speaking tonight at CU, has electric co-op propaganda on one of his first slides. (The "problem" he means is mass media, not the co-ops.)