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My flag is the hammock: The idler's guide to indirect nonaction.


My flag is the hammock. I wrap myself in it. If they want to burn my flag, they'll have to burn me with it. Nothing is less useful to capitalism than sleep. Granted, sleep restores the worker's ability to work. Which is why, to be truly subversive, one must nap to excess. Nap till it hurts. Nap till it hurts the economy. More than that, one must stare into space. Wander aimlessly. Take up space in the pool without doing laps. And nap some more.

Jeff Dorchen makes the case for nondirect inaction against the coming horrors of the Trump administration, and the continuing horrors of our political and economic systems - you can march, you can protest, you can make art, but he'll be quietly making a powerful statement against the demands of productivity. Shhh don't wake him.

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Jeff Dorchen

According to his contacts on LinkedIn, Jeff Dorchen can do just about anything. He’s a visual artist, songwriter/musician, actor, essayist, poet, playwright and screenwriter.


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