Farewell to Work? (1983)

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  • Voices: Knowledge in Crisis Farewell to Work? Alternative


Andre Gorz argues that the current technological revolution will virtually eliminate the manual working class by the end of the century and permanently displace jobs. He proposes working towards a future in which free time is sustained by a guaranteed minimum income. He argues that in this future, production should be confined to those goods which are essential (not determined by the market place) and that peple should use their freedom in pursuit of satisfying and autonomous activities. His views are countered by the other guests. The discussion is chaired by Robert Hutchison.

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