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). My comment pieces, features and reviews can be found in the Guardian, Prospect, and the London Review of Books, among other places, and I speak at conferences, festivals and in the media about my ideas and research. I also regularly produce programmes on Radio 4 and Radio 3. You can email me at elianeglaser at hotmail dot com