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.
Every once in a while, an idea surfaces that catches the imagination of the public: academics, policy wonks, economists, entrepreneurs and even some governments. Universal Basic Income (UBI) is one of those ideas. Read here […]
The third in our Neoliberal Breakdown series. In which we discuss the late Mark Fisher’s Capitalist Realism, 10 years on. Does his analysis still hold? The mood music of the time – the age of ‘TINA’ […]
On the unexpected origins of neoliberalism. Auhebunga Bunga talks to Quinn Slobodian, author of Globalists, about how neo-liberals look back to the Austro-Hungarian Empire and the League of Nations. Why does neoliberalism talk about freedom, […]