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Anthropologist David Graeber wrote the book on “Bull**** Jobs,” and he joins The Take to talk about what makes work essential, and what makes it pointless. The pandemic has sparked conversations about undervaluing essential workers, especially as pressure grows to “get the economy going again”. In this episode, Graeber asks what we really mean when we talk about “the economy,” and who it benefits.
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David Graeber (@davidgraeber), author and professor of anthropology at the London School of Economics.
On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs: A Work Rant by David Graeber
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