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Slacker - a person who habitually avoids work. Slackers may be regarded as belonging to an anti-materialistic counterculture, though in many cases their behavior may merely be due to apathy or laziness, the history of the slacker.
Hikikomori - a Japanese term to refer to the phenomenon of reclusive people who have chosen to withdraw from social life, often seeking extreme degrees of isolation like Chinese monks in the mountains hundreds of years ago.
Dumpster divers (known as skipping in the UK) - Dig through residential trash to find items that have been discarded by their owners, but which may be useful to the dumpster diver. A similar process known as gleaning was practiced in rural areas and some ancient agricultural societies, where the residue from farmers' fields was collected.
Refusal of work - is behavior which refuses to adapt to regular employment, working for a wage under threat of starvation, poverty or social stigma
Parasite single (パラサイトシングル, parasaito shinguru) - a Japanese term for single person who live with their parents until their late twenties or early thirties in order to enjoy a carefree and comfortable life. In English, the expression "sponge" or "basement dweller" may sometimes be used.
Freeter (フリーター furītā?) - A Japanese term for persons in the age of 15 and 34 who lack full time employment or are unemployed, excluding homemakers and students. They may also be described as underemployed or freelance workers.
A Tramp - a long term homeless person who travels from place to place as an itinerant vagrant, traditionally walking or hiking all year round. In the east, they would be a shadhu. In Hinduism, a shadu is a common term for a mystic, an ascetic.
I'm interested in hearing if anyone associates with any of these terms, or if they do some kind of labor that subverts, or provides an alternative to, capitalist control. I find these economically-alternative lifestyles fascinating!