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Book review: The Utopia of Rules, David Graeber

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Book review: The Utopia of Rules, David Graeber

Which jobs are bullshit? “A world without teachers or dock-workers would soon be in trouble. But it’s not entirely clear how humanity would suffer were all private equity CEOs, lobbyists, PR researchers, actuaries, telemarketers, bailiffs or legal consultants to similarly vanish.” He concedes that some might argue that his own work is meaningless. “There can [...]

March 21, 2015 Author: Stuart Jeffries

The people´s Olympiad of Barcelona (1936)

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The people´s Olympiad of Barcelona (1936)

We are so used to seeing big sport events in this way that nothing different would come to mind. Nevertheless, precisely in Barcelona an event was gestated with the goal of being the antithesis of this high-profile show: the People´s Olympiad of 1936. [...]

July 7, 2014 Author: Valeria Giacomoni

In Greece, things move fast –except justice for Kostas Sakkas

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In Greece, things move fast –except justice for Kostas Sakkas

Behind the anarchist's hunger strike is the tale of his illegal detention. It would have sounded unbelievable in the recent past [...]

July 10, 2013 Authors: Antonis Vradis, Hara Kouki