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Looking back at “On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs”: David Graeber – A critique

… written down, shit does not smell

Roland Barth, “L’arbre du crime”

What constitutes a “bullshit” job?  David Graeber in a now famous essay, “On the Phenonmenon of Bullshit Jobs“(2013), which now finds a second life in book form, has argued that contemporary capitalism generates endless quantities of useless, unproductive work as a means of controlling workers who, having been made technologically redundant, constitute a menace to the reigning social order.

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