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smoorman1024  ·  2197 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hipsters, Food Stamps, and the Politics of Resentment

    If it is increasingly impossible to disentangle the productive and unproductive parts of human activity, then we can reconstruct the old producerist dogma in a new way: everyone deserves to be provided with the means to live a decent life, because we are all already contributing to the production and reproduction of society itself.

I was on board and thought the author was making a different point until this section. I thought the author was arguing for a greater tie of wages to value. Instead he said, everyone deserves a basic living wage just because.