Originally published in Spanish by Comunidad de Lucha (Chile) on Febr. 2nd 2018. The original text can be found here. It says in a clear and propagandistic way what Gilles Dauvé said in an long essay we recently translated here.
Vacations make up the most anticipated moments of the year for most of us who work to get-by in this society. It’s the time when we cast off the burden of work and its stressful competitiveness so that we may dive into our own interests, and to finally feel free to do what we want.
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So like back in 2016 I wrote a text about anti-work and Chicanxs/Mexicans and I’d like to share this excerpt since talking about 90s ditch parties is now in vogue though they are often spoken of apolitically. Here I attempted to bring it into the realm of antiwork, or maybe it could even be thought of as a kind of refusal to grow-up to just sell their labor-power and a racialized discounted price. Trying to get the fuck out of this world & have a good time, instead of trying to save it.
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This text was first written in 2016 and has been re-vised and we felt it would be worthwhile to re-publish its re-visioning.
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What follows is a long essay by the French communization theorist, Gilles Dauvé. It is a long read, a read which varies in content and tone but a text which masterfully summarizes the communist critique of work. The original can be found here at Troploin. He also dutifully notes that without the abolition of work there can be no communist revolution or communism. We hope you enjoy reading this as much as we enjoyed translating it. ¡A la chingada con el trabajo!