The Great Slack

How Underemployment Will Define the 21st Century

Philip Dhingra
Feb 20 · 5 min read
Scene from Office Space (1999)

Wouldn’t it make sense to celebrate unemployment instead of wringing our hands about job loss numbers? It’s a counterintuitive and possibly offensive thought, but only because of our collective misunderstanding about the true nature of work in America.

Who is actually working in America?