Andy Beckett

Andy Beckett writes about politics, society, and modern history for The Guardian and the London Review of Books. His books include When the Lights Went Out: Britain in the Seventies and Promised You a Miracle: Why 1980-82 Made Modern Britain. He studied history at Oxford and journalism at Berkeley. [Photocredit Chris Jelley]


Post-work: The Radical Idea of a World Without Jobs

With work stressful, unsatisfying, and in short supply, Andy Beckett introduces ‘post-work’, the enticing prospect (or pipe dream) holding that work will soon be a thing of the past.

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