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.
Diane speaks to openDemocracy about industrial strategy, universal basic infrastructure, moving beyond GDP, and how to build an economy that works for the 21st century.
Ed Rooksby joins Politics Theory Other to discuss socialist strategy, Syriza, Nicos Poulantzas’ theory of the state and the Corbyn moment in Britain. Listen here
On the Gilets Jaunes – again. They won’t go away. They won’t be subsumed by other forces or institutions and, after more than three months, they’re not exhausted yet. Have the Gilets Jaunes punctured France’s […]