accounts

Good morning sweetheart

This post continues our series on work and sleep with a piece about stress and dreams in the education industry.

Even my dreams these days have work-related scenes

More on our series on work, sleep and dreams. This one features Lou Rinaldi describing a nightmare and how it's his subconscious taking the very real alienation he feels at work and running with it.

Reflections on dream baking and sleep deprivation

An account of working without much sleep and the dreams associated with this.

Work dreams

Scott Nappalos writes about the problems of working in a hospital and how conditions seep into his dreams.

Off the clock

Jen Rogue writes about how our work life infiltrates itself into our dreams and technically amounts to unpaid labor.

And I am still sleepy

As part of our series on sleep, work and dreams, Al Tucker dreams about temporary warehouse work.

Coping with clopening: retail worker’s most dreaded shift

Our friend Liberté Locke writes about what it’s like to work a ‘clopen’ in retail, to close the store late at night and get up early the next morning to open the store. Liberte’s story is the first in a series of stories we’re going to be running about work, sleep, and dreams. In their own way each of these stories gets at an important part of life under capitalism. Capitalists make their money by making us make products and perform services that the capitalists own. They don’t pay us the full value of what we add to those products and services. That’s key to capitalists’ profits. This is a kind of robbery. But there’s another kind of robbery...

Informal work groups and resistance on the sunrise shift

An account of an informal work group at UPS taking on a grievance with management.

Account of the March 29 Spanish general strike from Barcelona

A short account for libcom.org from a comrade in Barcelona, on Spain's first general strike for 18 months.