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About Tom Smith

Tom Smith is a member of the Community Economies Research Network (CERN). In 2022, he began a Marie Skłodowska-Curie project in the Department of Geography at LMU, Munich, focusing on Alternative Production Networks and localisation.

Reviews • 22.03.2022

Beating the Clock: A review of 'Four Thousand Weeks' and 'Breaking Things at Work'


By: Tom Smith

In November 2021, more than 4.5 million people voluntarily left their jobs in the US, the highest number since records began. Popularly known as the ‘Great Resignation’, the ongoing rejection of work-as-we-knew-it may not be a social movement in the normal sense of the term, but it is certainly a sign of rolling social upheaval. The increasing bargaining power of labour in the Covid economy, an...