Will Davies spoke to Neil Vallelly, University of Otago, about his new book, out now with Goldsmiths Press, Futilitarianism: Neoliberalism and the Production of Uselessness. They discussed the importance of utilitarianism to the government of capitalist societies, the way neoliberalism diverts individuals towards ultimately futile goals, and some of current manifestations of this condition, in the context of ecological crisis and the pandemic.

PERC Goldsmiths · PERC Podcast with Neil Vallelly – Futilitarianism