I’d like to begin my review of Bullshit Jobs: A Theory, by first shedding some light on who David Graeber is, where he’s from and what he does, and what he purportedly believes. While this might appear as a redundant, drawn-out way of broaching the subject of what I believe the book’s merits to be, it is necessary to understand why Graeber writes what he writes, in my opinion.
Justice Ganguly is the author of Landmark Judgement that changes India. Justice Asok Kumar Ganguly was a judge in the Supreme Court of India and chairman, West Bengal Human Rights Commission (2012–2014). He became a judge of the Calcutta High Court in January 1994, and was the acting chief justice of the Calcutta High Court twice, as well… Read More »
Machiavelli’s Prince is one of the first modern political works to propose a non-religious end to political activity; to argue not that the good life or eternal salvation, but freedom and security in this world, ought to be the ends pursued by the political government. The Prince teaches the use of evil means in the pursuit of legitimate political ends. But… Read More »
This book “10 Judgments That Changed India” presents a compilation of 10 essays on some of the most influential judgments’ that were passed by the Supreme Court of India and proved to be life-altering for the common man and the democracy of the nation. The book was published by Penguin India in the year 2013. It is a narrative… Read More »
In a time of strong charismatic leadership and whooping political changes, Josy Joseph’s “A Feast of Vultures” reveals the truth about democracy in India. The title of the book itself suggests how the nation’s democratic soul has become a feast for the so-called “vultures” running the country. One may come across at least two kinds of non-fiction books… Read More »
Behind Closed Doors is written by Ngaire Thomas, which got published in New Zealand. The novel revolves around the Exclusive Brethren and provides an extensive description of what all is happening behind the doors of Exclusive Brethren. There are a lot of questions which are left unanswered. The book tries to find the answer to one of such questions.… Read More »
What would happen if you wake up one day and all the jobs of the carpenters, nurses, teachers, plumbers, cleaners, and drivers were to disappear? Your life will become more difficult and challenging that you already find it to be. Yet these are the classes of people that are mostly ignored and paid less than other jobs that… Read More »
Kishore Mahbubani was the Ambassador and Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. The title of the book makes it clear that the book is more provocative in nature for the Western audience. It neither praises the East nor denounces the West but makes a clarion call for the course correction… Read More »