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We Should Abolish Work

Why are we so obsessed with suffering?

Workplace hallway with jumping men
Photo by Husna Miskandar on Unsplash

I’ve seen a lot of press lately about “quiet quitting,” where employees are doing their jobs but nothing more as if a lack of ambition and initiative is shocking and horrible.

Frankly, I applaud quiet quitting! In this country, we are far too obsessed with work. It was kind of awesome to be part of the mass quitting event that…

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Jackie Olsen

Jackie Olsen

Come for the insights on aging, leave with a doggie bag full of frogs and exoplanets. Now more poems about vacuuming! she/her/hers