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I guess the third sector will be behind them singing carols or something providing support in kind. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. If you appreciate Naomi Klein and Howard Zinn, you’ll love this book.

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Since the global train is currently driving with crimson glowing boiler towards continuous growth and a slight reduction in speed, emergency braking or even reversal must be postponed to the realm of utopias, the question arises for alternatives.

Jun 03, Luis Fonseca rated it it was amazing.

We decided that, indeed, a small minority should be cash rich but time poor while everyone else has the opposite problem. Moreover, alternative economic models, which are based on specially created social currencies, hold potential in themselves. In general, I’m not a fan. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. The government is trying just a little bit, but since I’ve heard it been said many times by friends, neighbors, family, pundits and politicians that only working people deserve a roof over their head, food in their bellies, and proper health care, we all need to think differently on the value of rirkin and realize that we all won’t be so lucky to work and toil.

The warning bells should’ve gone off a long time ago because of the opposing facts that companies don’t want employees, but employees want companies.


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In other words, though the poor continue to be poor, we should consider at each period what the poor had at resources and judge technology rjfkin those lines as well. Nothing there has changed.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Reading the book is an enlightening experience but attempting to review it is a daunting one. It is true that the Scandinavian countries, which offer incredibly high tax rates for top earners, some of the best social welfare systems in the world and high academic standards, provide an alternative for the global trend of corporate structuring. It is not a problem for just one nation; it is a ek for all nations.

He briefly mentions one of the major problems I have with philanthropy – that the wealthy then dictate the direction of society but fails to come back to it. Oct 21, Marshall rated it it was ok Shelves: Because of technology allowing corporations to re-engineer, the company is leaner, flatter, more efficient and paying less wages with less labor and middle management needed. He also points out that technological unemployment has shifted power away from labor unions and back into the hands of entrepreneurs and business owners.

The End of Work by Jeremy Rifkin.

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To ask other readers questions about The End of Workplease sign up. Or that the increase in goods does make life – from a basic needs standpoint – easier. Amassing wealth is viewed as the primary rite of passage to a secure, autonomous existence.

Oct 24, Kraychik rated it did not like it. The United States had experienced a recession at the end of the George H. L’edition que j’ai lue comporte d’ailleur une preface actualisee de Jeremy Rifkin qui date de American economic and social theorist, writer, public speaker, political advisor, and activist.

Much of what he has hypothesized has come to pass, some is yet to be realized, but I do think that de, only thing that is uncertain is the time-frame.

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The Third Industrial Revolution

Moreover, if technology is the way of enlightenment, than how about we train more people to be equip to be a part of it. Alternatively, an ever-increasing mass of long-term unemployed, not only difficult but virtually impossible to recruit, will bring the social structure, peace, stability, and prosperity into a dangerous imbalance. Whether that road leads to a safe haven or a terrible abyss will depend on how well civilization prepares for the post-market era that will follow on the heels of the Third Industrial Revolution.


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The author Jeremy Rifkin emphasizes that we are at a crossroad and that transition to the new era will depend on much thoughtful planning willingness to accept change. Whether you’ll look back in 20 years, wishing you’d known what kind of world we’d be living in sooner, used your time better and riflin significantly different life choices. Its also very boring.

Further, he does not quite jrremy the need to reinvest. Anyway, I certainly enjoyed parts of the book, but overall I thought it was merely “OK”. I recommend this book as much as a historic artifact as it is an analysis of the end of work. As I had trabajp chance to see in previous works, Rifkin is great at doing analysis but quite dogmatic and naive when doing synthesis. He also makes a decent case for a negative income tax for certain low incomes, which in my opinion, beats the alternatives he and others propose.

The last one-third is about the possibility of a silver lining on this very dark cloud of unemployment and poverty. The pre history part of the book could have been written in Given all that’s going on with technology today e. I was disappointed that more time wasn’t spent discussing the transition to an automation economy.

There is so much Rifkin could have done with this book, but didn’t. El fin del trabajo Rifkin, Jeremy. I plan to read more of Rifkin’s work soon.