Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Mack Reynolds' "Subversive" (short story, economy, free): A case against white collar jobs!

Illustration accompanying the HTML version of Project Gutenberg copy of short story titled Subversive by Mack ReynoldsLater parts are basically Cold War propaganda on US' behalf, but I found the rest of it a good read.

Story summary.

Freer Enterprises is a recently setup direct sales company that threatens to bring down prices of consumer goods to a fraction of those currently prevailing - by cutting out all sorts of intermediaries & fancy packaging.

This has a shady group alarmed...

Fact sheet.

First published: Analog, December 1962.
Rating: A.
Download full text from Project Gutenberg, Manybooks, or Feedbooks.
Listed among the stories from John Campbell's Astounding/Analog.
Related: Stories of Mack Reynolds.