The Rise of the Voluntariat
May 16, 2014 1:09 PM Subscribe
The voluntariat performs skilled work that might still command a wage without compensation, allegedly for the sake of the public good, regardless of the fact that it also contributes directly and unambiguously to the profitability of a corporation. Like the proletariat, then, the voluntariat permits the extraction of surplus value through its labor.How companies like Coursera use volunteer labor to expand their profit margins.
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