The writer and editor of 'The Idler', Tom Hodgkinson, has appeared on this blog a few times:
Futures Forum: Saint Monday: in defence of skiving
Futures Forum: In Praise of Idleness: "If Hadza nomads get by on 14 hours’ work a week, why can’t we?"
Futures Forum: The 21-hour week: 'The British have solved unemployment'
Futures Forum: "We should work less"... "But it's for part-time work, and it's all about the illusion of there being more jobs"
Futures Forum: Ecobuild
Here is his Christmas piece: