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  • Writer's pictureSyed Ahmed

5 Types of Bullsh*t Jobs with David Graeber

David Graeber talks bullshit jobs and the concept of work under capitalism with Real Media and the Real News Network.

  1. Flunky Jobs: Job is to make someone else look good

  2. Goons: You don't need them unless somebody else has them

  3. Duck tapers: People who are there to fix a problem that does not need to exist

  4. Box tickers: People who say they are doing something which they are not doing

  5. Task master: People who are there to supervise people who do not need supervision

David Rolfe Graeber was an American anthropologist and anarchist activist. His influential work in economic anthropology, particularly his books Debt: The First 5000 Years and Bullshit Jobs.

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