Inventing the Future by Nick SRNICEK
Postcapitalism and a World Without Work

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A major new manifesto for a high-tech future free from work

Neoliberalism isn’t working. Austerity is forcing millions into poverty and many more into precarious work, while the left remains trapped in stagnant political practices that offer no respite.

Inventing the Future is a bold new manifest0 for life after capitalism. Against the confused understanding of our high-tech world by both the right and the left, this book claims that the emancipatory and future-oriented possibilities of our society can be reclaimed. Instead of running from a complex future, Nick Srnicek and Alex Williams demand a postcapitaiist economy capable of advancing standards, liberating humanity from work and developing technologies that expand our freedoms.
 

About Nick SRNICEK

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Nick Srnicek is the author of Postcapitalist Technologies (Polity, forthcoming) and the co-editor of The Speculative Turn (Re.press, 2011 with Levi Bryant and Graham Harman).Alex Williams is a PhD student at the University of East London working on a thesis entitled Complexity & Hegemony.

Author Residence: London

Author Hometown: Canada (Srnicek), London (Wililams)
 
Published November 17, 2015 by Verso. 256 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Political & Social Sciences, Computers & Technology, Science & Math, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction
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