E36: The Human Capital Hoax - Peter Fleming (Part 1)

Please join us as the podcasters engage on a timely and relevant article, “The Human Capital Hoax: Work, Debt, and Insecurity in the Era of Uberization,” by Peter Fleming. The article is a treatise and pointed critique of the emergence, development, implementation, and negative effects of Human Capital theory, which Fleming presents as having created numerous professional, economic, and social problems in the workforce. Part 1 focuses on the arguments in the article: Why did the author write it, and what are the key points?