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Inventing the Future
Inventing the Future
is published in paperback by
Verso at £9.99.
Nick Srnicek

Nick Srnicek
Inventing the Future

Postcapitalism and a World Without Work

A major new manifesto for a high-tech future free from work

Neoliberalism isn’t working. Austerity is forcing millions into poverty and many more into precarious work, while the left remains trapped in stagnant political practices that offer no respite.

Inventing the Future is a bold new manifesto for life after capitalism. Against the confused understanding of our high-tech world by both the right and the left, this book claims that the emancipatory and future-oriented possibilities of our society can be reclaimed. Instead of running from a complex future, Nick Srnicek and Alex Williams demand a postcapitalist economy capable of advancing standards, liberating humanity from work and developing technologies that expand our freedoms.

“A fascinating book about an alternative to austerity.” — Owen Jones, Guardian columnist and broadcaster.

“A powerful book: it not only shows us how the postcapitalist world of rapidly improving technology could make us free, but it also shows us how we can organise to get there. This is a must-read.” — Paul Mason, author of Postcapitalism: A Guide to Our Future.

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