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Bullshit Jobs

Bullshit Jobs, by David Graeber Edition The Ties that Free, September 2018 - 404 Pages While technological progress has always been seen as the horizon of work liberation, our modern society relies heavily on the alienation of the majority of office workers. Many are driven to

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Delicate transition

Tricky transition. From Emergence to Convergence, by Christine Marsan Acatl Edition, 2017 We are living in turbulent times, the election period is the most recent example. The uncertainty of the voters, a campaign with many twists and turns makes forecasts and polls as uncertain as they are labile. What is it coming to us

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Urban man

Urban man by Frédéric Soltan and Dominique Rabotteau - Editions de La Martinière, October 2016 Tomorrow, 10 billion people will populate the planet, about 7 billion of them will be city dwellers. Who is the "urban man"? A refugee from the impoverishment of the countryside, a man or woman fleeing the

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2038 The World's Futures

2038 Les futurs du monde de Virginie Raisson - Edition Robert Laffont, November 2016 - 204 Pages Looking back far ahead, what do we see? Is the earth overpopulated? Can Africa take off? Will robots work in our place? Should we be afraid of the Chinese? Is globalization

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How France killed its cities

« Comment la France a tué ses villes » de Olivier Razemon – Edition Rue de l’échiquier, Octobre 2016 – 192 Pages   Des vitrines vides et sombres, des façades aveugles, des stores métalliques baissés. Que ce soit à Calais, Agen, Le Havre, Landerneau, Avignon ou Lunéville, la crise urbaine ronge les

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Bureaucracy

Bureaucratie de David Graeber – Edition Les Liens qui Libèrent – Octobre 2015   « Toute initiative gouvernementale conçue pour réduire les pesanteurs administratives et promouvoir les forces du marché aura pour effet ultime d’accroître le nombre de réglementations et le volume total de paperasse et l’effectif total des agents de

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