Bernard Marszalek

Bernard Marszalek, editor of The Right to be Lazy (AK PRESS) can be reached at He was a member of a worker cooperative for seventeen years. Essays at

Abolish Housework: How to End Domestic Servitude

Degrowth or Debunk: Do Degrowth proponents have a strategy?

Grandfathers of a Just Transition

Another Now: Dispatches from an Alternative Present

The Relevance of Utopianism

The Green New Old Deal: a New Industrial Policy When We Need a de-Industrial Policy

Righteous Capitalism vs. Cooperative Values

Toward a Counterculture of Rebellion

When Nature’s Feedback Loops Fail

Schools for Leisure

Cooperatives: Platforms, Pitfalls or Strategy?

An Agenda for a Politics of Time

Beyond Localism

The Economy Sucks, Now What?

Laborless Day

The History of Black Cooperatives

The Sharing Economy = Brand Yourself

The Maypole’s Revolutionary Heritage

The Maypole’s Revolutionary Heritage

In the World of Kiddie Capitalism

A Movement to Free Time

Santa’s Resignation Letter

Surrealism and Electoral Politics

The Meaning of Mondragon

Sidewalk Utopianism

The Courage of Philip Levine

BP to Hell