Tag: whywork.org

Gift-Model Crowdfunding: Why I Love Patreon

Patreon is a relative newcomer in the crowdfunding arena. It’s only been around for three years, and less than a year in its current design incarnation. It’s growing rapidly, however, and for excellent reason. Unlike other crowdfunding platforms that operate on a strictly per-project basis, Patreon permits creators to fund their creative work on a

On Hypocrisy and Being a ‘Faker’

Over the years, many criticisms and insults have been directed at me as someone who writes openly about her principled opposition to the work ethic and the job culture. Among these is the puerile accusation that I’m a “faker” because I am looking for a job, and have been actively doing so for the past

New blog title: Rethinking the Job Culture

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ll note that it is no longer called Radical Unjobbing.  The URL will remain the same, as will the What is Radical Unjobbing? page.  But hereafter, I will refer to this blog by its new name: Rethinking the Job Culture.** The change came about after I spent

Welcome to Rethinking the Job Culture!

Welcome to Rethinking the Job Culture (formerly Radical Unjobbing)! This is the new online home of me, D. JoAnne Swanson, founder of Creating Livable Alternatives to Wage Slavery (CLAWS) and former owner of whywork.org, a pro-leisure and anti-wage-slavery site that has been online since 1999 when I originally merged my work with Sarah Nelson’s Leisure