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Alec Stubbs

Alec Stubbs

Alec Stubbs is a philosopher and a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts Boston and the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies. His work focuses primarily on social and political philosophy as well as continental philosophy, ethics, existentialism and philosophy of technology.

OPINION
A worker assembles a Ford truck in a factory.

Workers feel alienated, helpless and overwhelmed. Here’s one way to alleviate their malaise.

By: - November 11, 2022

First it was the “Great Resignation.” Then it was “nobody wants to work anymore.” Now it’s “quiet quitting.” Yet it seems like no one wants to talk about what I see as the root cause of America’s economic malaise — work under contemporary capitalism is fundamentally flawed. As a political philosopher studying the effects of contemporary […]