Every once in a while Anne Helen Peterson brings the 🔥 big time:
But many younger workers—knowingly and unknowingly following in a long tradition of labor activism and more radical anti-work politics—are immersed in media (particularly on TikTok, but also on Reddit) that invites them to question the directive to “love” your job or even want to work.
Which isn’t to say they don’t still work: most of them do. But they don’t necessarily take pleasure in making profits that disproportionately benefit people who are already rich. […] they don’t see the capacity to work hard as indicative of moral fortitude—a dismantling that owes a whole lot to disability justice.
Also TIL that “bed rotting” is a new fancy Gen Z trend.