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.
There is another myth that needs slaying: Minimum wage increases kill jobs
Jeremy Corbyn and Donald Trump; Erdogan in Turkey and the Five Star Movement in Italy; Podemos in Spain and Rodrigo Duterte in the Philippines. All of them have been described as populists. But what does […]
Mark Blyth, political economist at Brown’s Watson Institute, and Carrie Nordlund, political scientist and associate director of Brown’s Master of Public Affairs program, share their take on the week’s news. In our 2018 year end […]