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THE TECHNOLOGICAL PANOPTICON

THE TECHNOLOGICAL PANOPTICON (This essay is part eight of the series ‘How Jobs Destroyed Work’)  Some observers, among them Noam Chomsky and Jaques Fresco, have noted how corporations tend to have the same organizational structure as fascist dictatorships. In other … Continue reading

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THE RISE AND CONSEQUENCES OF ‘LEAN-AND-MEAN’ BUSINESS PRACTICES

THE RISE AND CONSEQUENCES OF ‘LEAN-AND-MEAN’ BUSINESS PRACTICES (This essay is part five in the series HOW JOBS DESTROYED WORK) During the 80s, attitudes toward the paternalistic model changed. The 1970s ended in recession, and during this period two of … Continue reading

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