Antiwork & The Great Resignation: Why workers are quitting their jobs

by Asher Isbrucker

The Great Resignation is here. Workers are quitting in record numbers, demanding higher wages and better treatment. At the same time, a Reddit community called ‘antiwork’ is providing an outlet for frustrated employees, a platform to organise collective action, and a place to philosophise about a friendlier future of work. Where did this movement come from, and what’s behind the palpable discontent with the modern workplace?