Schor’s book on the gig and share economies
DC’s own Katie Wells has reviewed Juliet Schor’s After the Gig: How the Sharing Economy Got Hijacked and How to Win It Back. Wells insightfully writes:
The challenge facing the platform workplace is to confront and overcome, rather than simply repackage, the alienating pressures of the capitalist city. This is especially important, because such a city is simply one iteration of sociality, among all the possible ones we can forge. We must go beyond the capitalist city. To build solidarities, practice anti-capitalist living, and prepare more just futures, we must tend to seeds of care.
For the full review: https://www.publicbooks.org/worker-worries-are-the-seeds-of-worker-action/