Bullshit Jobs: A Theory by David Graeber review – the myth of capitalist efficiency

Is your job one that makes the world a better place? If not, it is probably bullshit, part of a system that is keeping us under control

The Guardian, 25 May 2018

Eliane Glaser

I am a writer, radio producer, and research fellow at the School of Advanced Study, University of London. Motherhood: A Manifesto (Fourth Estate, 2021). Elitism: A Progressive Defence (Biteback, 2020). Anti-Politics: On the Demonization of Ideology, Authority and the State (Repeater, 2018). Get Real: How to See Through the Hype, Spin and Lies of Modern Life (Fourth Estate, 2012). I write for the Guardian, Prospect, and the London Review of Books, among other places. I also produce and appear on programmes on Radio 4 and Radio 3. You can email me at elianeglaser at hotmail dot com