Monthly Archives: April 2019

Testimonies of Bullshit Jobs

David Graeber’s concept of bullshit jobs went viral when he first published his essay in 2013. It resonated widely and was translated into multiple languages. He describes the growth of jobs that workers find pointless or meaningless, and if it … Continue reading

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Open Borders Are the Way of the Future

Podcast available here https://soundcloud.com/user-280580802/28-open-borders-are-the-way-of-the-future Apprehensions of migrants/ refugees along the US-Mexican border doubled from about 58,000 to 103,000 between January and March of 2019 (U.S. CBP 2019). For FY 2018, the most common nationalities that were apprehended on the southern … Continue reading

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Comments on Dutch Local Elections

Podcast available here https://soundcloud.com/user-280580802/27-comments-on-dutch-local-elections The Dutch local elections resulted in widespread losses for most political parties, including the governing center-right parties VVD, CDA, D66. Only the CU gained two seats. The left parties SP, PvdA also lost many seats. There … Continue reading

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We Have to Destroy the Calvinist Ideology

Podcast available here: https://soundcloud.com/user-280580802/26-we-have-to-destroy-the-calvinist-ideology For Karl Marx, the growth of capitalism is about the increasing commodity fetishism among consumers, workers and capitalists, and the fetish for monetary profit of the capitalist class. The Marxian account is quite materialist, because it … Continue reading

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