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Two Vics, Many Causes, One Perp [Now with Graeber Quote]

“Attempting to fight a 21st Century battle using early 20th Century thinking and tools and not even realizing much less accepting it, is a losing posture.” –McCoyote… 2,443 more words

Less Forms, More Substance (aka My Bullshit Job)

I spend a lot of time at work thinking “what the fuck am I doing?” Working in a small admin position at a University, I have recently been spending far too much time emailing people requesting they resubmit their assignments with the “correct” cover sheet. 579 more words

The truth is out: money is just an IOU, and the banks are rolling in it

By.David Graeber

in the 1930s, Henry Ford is supposed to have remarked that it was a good thing that most Americans didn’t know how banking really works, because if they did, “there’d be a revolution before tomorrow morning”. 305 more words

Occupy Wall Street

"On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs" by David Graeber

David has graciously allowed a republishing of this article that you can find on Strike! Magazine’s website.

On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs by David Graeber. 2,042 more words

Republished Article - Guest Writer

Caring too much: A response to a Guardian diagnosis of the working class

David Graeber, an American anthropologist, political activist and author currently teaching at Goldsmith’s, raised an interesting argument about austerity measures have not been met with widespread riots by from the British working class in his… 1,118 more words

The Guardian

The Book of Debts (V) opens its pages - in prologue, at Life Before Debt.

‘It is not without reason that our financial elites have been called a priesthood. Donning ceremonial garb, speaking an arcane language, wielding mysterious inscriptions, they can with a mere word or a mere stroke of a pen, cause fortunes and nations to rise and fall’ … 492 more words

David Graeber: BoE let the cat out of the bag

The Bank of England just put out a pdf called Money creation in the modern economy. It details how the sausage gets made, and that’s nothing like what you learned in economy class – it’s not called “economy class” for nothing. 20 more words