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David Graeber

David Graeber died suddenly at 59

We are shocked by the news- our friend and comrade David Graeber died suddenly in Venice. Graeber’s death was confirmed on the morning of September 3 by his wife, Nika Dubrovsky. Dubrovsky tweeted, “Yesterday the best person in a world, my husband and my friend David Graeber died in a hospital in Venice.” Graeber was the professor of anthropology at the London School of Economics and wrote the book Debt:… …

Theory

Hope in Common- Tactical Briefing by David Graeber

We seem to have reached an impasse. Capitalism as we know it appears to be coming apart. But as financial institutions stagger and crumble, there is no obvious alternative. Organized resistance appears scattered and incoherent; the global justice movement a shadow of its former self. There is good reason to believe that, in a generation or so, capitalism will no longer exist: for the simple reason that it’s impossible to… …

Theory

«Mήπως είσαι αναρχικός;» Η απάντηση μπορεί να σε εκπλήξει- David Graeber

Πιθανώς να έχεις ήδη ακούσει ένα-δυο πράγματα για τους αναρχικούς και τι υποτίθεται ότι πιστεύουν. Το πιθανότερο είναι πως ότι έχεις ακούσει είναι ανοησίες. Πολλοί άνθρωποι πιστεύουν ότι οι αναρχικοί είναι υποστηρικτές της βίας, του χάους και της καταστροφής ή πως είναι τρελαμένοι μηδενιστές που απλά θέλουν να τινάξουν τα πάντα στον αέρα. Στη πραγματικότητα τίποτα δεν απέχει περισσότερο από την αλήθεια. Οι αναρχικοί είναι απλά άνθρωποι που πιστεύουν ότι… …

Global movement

“The Machinery of Hopelessness” by David Graeber

We have reached an impasse. Capitalism as we know it is coming apart at the seams. But as financial institutions stagger and crumble, there is no obvious alternative. Organized resistance is scattered and incoherent. The global justice movement is a shadow of its former self. For the simple reason that it’s impossible to maintain perpetual growth on a finite planet, it’s possible that in a generation or so capitalism will… …

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