{ brad brace } on Mon, 22 Feb 1999 05:22:50 +0100 (CET)

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Re: <nettime> FAQ DIGITAL WORK

On Fri, 12 Feb 1999, Richard Barbrook wrote:

> ... Formed within the digital economy, a virtual
> trade union should emphasise new principles of labour organisation:
> artisanal, networked and global.

Seems virtuous, and presumably assumes that this new trade-union will not
merely mirror the hierarchical, fixed, privileges of corporate-ownership,
as it has in the past. Wouldn't mandatory (somehow) stock-options, or
better-yet, a nationally guaranted-annual-income and fewer working-hours
be a more 'efficient' focal tool of organization?

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