Vox Populi

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David Graeber: On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs — A Work Rant

In the year 1930, John Maynard Keynes predicted that, by century’s end, technology would have advanced sufficiently that countries like Great Britain or the United States would have achieved a … Continue reading

July 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

A.E. Housman: Yonder See the Morning Blink

  Yonder see the morning blink: The sun is up, and up must I, To wash and dress and eat and drink And look at things and talk and think … Continue reading

July 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Mel Packer: Expendable Workers

The number of people seen as “expendable” by those in charge of our world is growing dramatically. Once, in an industrial era, the wealthy needed two-legged mules (read human laborers) … Continue reading

January 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

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