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After the Pandemic, We Can’t Go Back to Sleep

After the Pandemic, We Can’t Go Back to Sleep

A crisp essay by David Graeber, written shortly before his untimely death in September 2020. He describes the coronavirus pandemic as a «confrontation with the actual reality of human life, which is that we are a collection of fragile beings taking care of one another». And he urges us to «stop treating it as entirely normal that the more obviously one’s work benefits others, the less one is likely to be paid for it.» Read it now.

From Weekly Filet #343, in April 2021.

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