Tag: bullshit jobs

Andrew Sanchez: Work is Complicated: Thoughts on David Graeber’s Bullshit Jobs

focaal_admin , March 4th, 2022

There’s a Committee for Committees! A few weeks ago, I received a message from a colleague. It was the sort of funny thing that one friend says to…


Massimiliano Mollona: Why the End of Work Will Not Be the End of Capitalism

focaal_admin , February 22nd, 2022

One of the lowest moments of my undergraduate studies in Economics back in the 1990s happened whilst reading Tom Peters’ Liberation Management (1992), where the management guru/McKinsey-associate pro…


David Graeber LSE Tribute Seminar: Bullshit Jobs

focaal_admin , February 18th, 2022

Chair: Alpa Shah Discussants: Massimiliano Mollona & Andrew Sanchez When David Graeber published his article ‘On the phenomenon of bullshit jobs’ in Strike! in 2013, he knew he st…


What Is Your Worth? Re-evaluating Human Work in An Automated Future

Alex D'Aloia , March 28th, 2021

A while ago I read something on Twitter that got me thinking. The tweet read something along the lines of: “What kind of sci-fi dystopia are we living…

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