“The Space”

Capitalism’s new word for conquest

Paul Greenberg

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Photo by Casey Horner on Unsplash

When an entrepreneur is looking to automate, privatize or otherwise devalue your job he’ll start by referring to your profession as being part of a “space.” A teacher is in the “Education Space.” A rancher is in the “Protein Space.” A nurse, a doctor — the “Healthcare Space.” Formerly those different ways of making a living would have had verbal boundaries that protected the worker…

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Paul Greenberg

New York Times bestselling author of Four Fish as well as The Climate Diet and Goodbye Phone, Hello World paulgreenberg.org