posts tagged "work"

Wolf-dens are for working. (Taken with Instagram at Little Cleveland)

Wolf-dens are for working. (Taken with Instagram at Little Cleveland)

Last day of work at St. Joseph Montessori School in Columbus, June or July 2011.

Last day of work at St. Joseph Montessori School in Columbus, June or July 2011.

We know that individuals are possessed of so little life that they have to earn a living, to sell their time in exchange for a modicum of social existence. Personal time for social existence: such is work, such is the market. From the outset, the time of the commune eludes work, it doesn’t function according to that scheme – it prefers others. Groups of Argentine piqueteros collectively extort a sort of local welfare conditioned by a few hours of work; they don’t clock their hours, they put their benefits in common and acquire clothing workshops, a bakery, putting in place the gardens that they need.