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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

George Monbiot: Revolt of the Robots

How we can find meaning, purpose and pride when the workplace no longer offers them?  Why bother designing robots when you can reduce human beings to machines? Last week, Amazon … Continue reading

February 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Jon Tribble: 38,000,000 Reasons

I had left the Colonel and his kitchen behind for good and was detoxing as a movie theater usher in the last of my senior year of high school, but … Continue reading

August 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Low-Wage Workers Movement Flexes Its Muscles Nationwide

Employees of the fast-food industry demand $15 minimum wage and better workplace protections as actions expected in 150 cities across the country Fast-food workers are out in force nationwide on … Continue reading

September 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

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