No Jobs in the news

Prior to the march John Harris wrote in the Guardian about universal basic income, saying:

Inventing the Future… is the key inspiration behind what Radical Assembly have planned for this Saturday. The No Jobs bloc, in fact, echoes the slogans printed in bold type on the book’s cover: “Demand full automation, demand universal basic income, demand the future.” ran our piece on ‘Five reasons to march for No Jobs on April 16’:

The Huffington Post featured the “You don’t hate Mondays, you hate capitalism” banner…

… As did the Mirror.

… As did this piece on entitled ‘Whistle while you work: Rihanna and the new work songs’, which said:

A recent anti-austerity protest in London saw the first ‘No Jobs bloc’, a subsection of the march for those demanding a world without work. Reinventing Guy Debord’s slogan: “Ne travaillez jamais,” “Never Work,” this kind of ‘post-work’ politics breaks from a traditional leftist position that mistrusts automation and demands full employment, by embracing technology as a means of liberating us from a whole host of tedious jobs.

And a cloud of purple smoke outside Downing Street leads off this video report on