By Vernon (ed.). RICHARDS
The identify of this assortment through a number of writers, previous and current, is intended to be provocative. What this quantity doesn't try is to unravel the issues of capitalism which may merely be solved by means of abolishing the method for construction for revenue and putting in place its position construction for wishes. the following the excellence is made among paintings and employment, among priceless paintings and dead toil, among pleasant paintings and dull, well-paid, lifeless employment.
The members of this quantity variety from William Morris's ever topical essay worthy paintings as opposed to lifeless Toil, first released greater than 100 years in the past, new translations of Kropotkin's salary method and Camillo Berneri's the matter of labor, to modern writers who all draw a similar conclusions as Lewis Mumford in Technics and Civilisation, to be had as a Freedom Press identify, whilst he acknowledged over fifty years in the past "No operating perfect for computer construction might be dependent completely at the gospel of labor; nonetheless much less can or not it's established upon an uncritical trust in continually elevating the quantitative typical of intake. If we're to accomplish a purposive and cultivated use of the large energies now fortunately at our disposal, we needs to research intimately the approaches that lead as much as the ultimate nation of relaxation, unfastened job, freedom."