Interview: Power in the firm

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Autumn 2019

Elizabeth Anderson interviewed by Daniel Chandler

In her 2017 book, Private Government: How Employers Rule Our Lives (and Why We Don’t Talk About It), Elizabeth Anderson argues that workplaces give employers authoritarian powers over workers. She shows how free market discourse has blinded us to the authoritarian nature of the workplace, and explores ways to democratise work.

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