Letters and Politics

David Graeber Remembered: The Consequences of Unnecessary Jobs

David Graeber is well known for his role in jump-starting the 2011 Occupy Wall St. and “the 99% percent” movement.  He died at the age of 59 on September, 2nd.  He was a professor of anthropology at the London School of Economics, an anarchist activist, and the author of Debt: The First 5000 Years, and The Utopia of Rules.  In 2018 he wrote Bullshit Jobs: A Theory.  Host, Mitch Jeserich, was in conversation with David Graeber about that book two-years ago,  They discussed how the concept of time has evolved to be used to control the masses through hourly paid work and leads to the proliferation of unnecessary jobs.
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