Globally, something has gone badly wrong with our jobs. Less than 15% of people feel happy and engaged at work, while 23% of people are actively disengaged, and they’re twice as likely to suffer from stress and anger related incidents. This week, we are on the road at Sunday Papers Live in London to talk about this silent workplace epidemic and the profound damage caused when people work in a ‘bulls***’ job. Host Ross Ashcroft is joined by anthropologist and writer David Graeber whose new book has touched a nerve and united disenfranchised workers globally.
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When economist Thomas Picketty released his book ‘Capital in the 21Century’ people clambered to get a copy. The filmmaker Justin Pemberton has since made the film – in it, he points hard to how rentier […]
Open Democracy UK speaks with Stewart Lansley, Steve Schifferes and Duncan McCann from City University to discuss how citizens’ wealth funds — collectively owned investment vehicles with social aims — could tackle key issues such as poverty, housing, […]