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I'm an anthropologist, sometimes I occupy things & such. I see anarchism as something you do not an identity so don't call me the anarchist anthropologist

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Joined Twitter 3/28/09


one of the few nice things about a global pandemic, you get much less twitter chat about Russian spiesanyone see #TheHunt? I'm not sure what the fuss is about. [SPOILER] so ok, it's got a bunch of Trumpian crazies, wh… https://t.co/3a2m0bZJln @trotskybaby soft? @RachelH71364724 @Lowkey0nline big part of it.this kind of sounds like outright murder https://t.co/McmeCCGElPVentilators destined for Barbados seized by U.S. - Barbados Today https://t.co/ETASXBi7XR
Retweeted by David GraeberThree 12hr shifts done, One day off and then back in for four 12hr shifts. I’m tired, my feet are sore and I miss m… https://t.co/lQOjktIpoX
Retweeted by David GraeberThe horrifying reality of this government’s first response to Covid19 was to let the population catch it because it… https://t.co/Nu60xsRFu2
Retweeted by David GraeberOk I’m ready go... https://t.co/lmoMqVs59h
Retweeted by David GraeberYou don’t need an authoritarian state to fight coronavirus effectively. Germany, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwa… https://t.co/rVELRvDi7E
Retweeted by David Graeberwhy because people might support giving them too much, Matt? For you know, obviously and undeniably risking their l… https://t.co/fR7gOLq5Js“Now is not the time to discuss pay rise for nurses” says Matt Hancock. We say it very much is. It’s time for a pa… https://t.co/0NSdjXPMvv
Retweeted by David Graeber @StephenSound @Ad_Inifinitum but isn't that one getting old? Maybe this time they'll blame China. Or has Trump already lined that one up?Besides Bernie bros, who else will be blamed for Biden's inevitable loss?
Retweeted by David GraeberSky reporting 150 Tory MPs showing virus symptoms
Retweeted by David GraeberThese past weeks have proven @davidgraeber point beyond all doubt "“in our society there seems a rule that the more… https://t.co/ExwD0bBj05
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4/6
2020
Advice on communist mental health and mutual aid coping strategies here> https://t.co/epyqJkzKBp Please share and rt!
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Retweeted by David Graeberhttps://t.co/vFlS0fjxZO #RAVEONHISGRAVE #PoorBoris #Belgravia
Retweeted by David Graeber @mnovaes how strange @heyMikeCruz @WillBKT @ManInPit @friedmann_f @DavidMinuk @wbmosler realistically, I can't see any scenario where th… https://t.co/nV4xZSQRY7 @RPGloryZen I figured you only use "-ite" if you dislike them, like Trotskyist/Trotskyite, etc @iamrerob why? it seemed to work out pretty well for him until they discovered the anarchist stuff @Old_soul84 look it up. @DaveInGlenshaw you got me interested enough to look it up. Most comprehensive source I saw listed bald eagle prey… https://t.co/JrLxz9q237 @JinalGada6 yes I remember once at Kinko's in New York many years ago looking at an "inspiring" notice they had up… https://t.co/PLyf9teLHf
Retweeted by David Graeber @adereynolds @JamesEFoster @RachelReevesMP @Keir_Starmer this is why i don't watch TV @PeteBowler maybe they just remind me too much of myself in collegehttps://t.co/qV8UWojMMg https://t.co/NXYQS9GeYz
Retweeted by David Graeber @TweetForTheMany @StevePowers_ @LuvFB_HateFifa @davidgraeber @AyoCaesar To be honest South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore… https://t.co/Jwv4HCNzT3
Retweeted by David GraeberYou know you live in London when every evening, during the Corona Lockdown, at least one house starts blasting "Gho… https://t.co/FbVLePnRe2 @SarahMNeilson I'll put in on my list. @davidgraeber The Democrats are fighting hard to stay a PMC party and send the brutal message that working class Am… https://t.co/JE1wTNoLDi
Retweeted by David Graeber @adereynolds @JamesEFoster @RachelReevesMP @Keir_Starmer as we've learned from their collective reaction to Boris J… https://t.co/zTwoTanZ1F @JinalGada6 yes I remember once at Kinko's in New York many years ago looking at an "inspiring" notice they had up… https://t.co/PLyf9teLHf @davidgraeber We wrote about this when we said that Conservatism, despite claiming to be for social cohesion, has a… https://t.co/HvIboiH4Z7
Retweeted by David Graeber @perisb @skooks well surely it was one contributing factor @davidgraeber @7815PWK Without attacking the community it cannot thrive. It creates loneliness, isolation, self int… https://t.co/bSMvNclfzb
Retweeted by David Graeber @davidgraeber Here's a study of Californian hospitals which shows the greater percentage of budget spent on outsour… https://t.co/fJsDH84X7R
Retweeted by David Graeber @davidgraeber I already posted on fb about my experience in Infection Control and union busting. It was the averag… https://t.co/31dErR8bRU
Retweeted by David Graeber10 YEARS AGO TODAY: WikiLeaks publishes a classified US military video documenting a war crime. COLLATERAL MURDER… https://t.co/US5Hxzq2mp
Retweeted by David GraeberI'm a Remainer myself (though I can see arguments on both sides) but this is kind of what everyone was afraid of. S… https://t.co/kuzPnouw5wMy argument is that the Left has to lead now in developing planning for post crisis society. Otherwise from the rig… https://t.co/YTs9tdRGpN
Retweeted by David Graeber.@RachelReevesMP did a long thread praising the ‘virulently antisemitic’ Nancy Astor. She’s just been promoted to… https://t.co/cB1qgDBA3l
Retweeted by David GraeberCentrist (noun): A middle-class person with a nice home, garden & private pension who never suffered the brutal ef… https://t.co/NxUzj8sfL7
Retweeted by David GraeberRachel Reeves called Nancy Astor one her heroes. Astor was a Right-Winger who politically active in 1920s/30s who a… https://t.co/mITlJwm8A9
Retweeted by David Graeber @davidgraeber @StephanieLahey Now Michel, have you completed your double marking topsheets and posted your response… https://t.co/ypddcdztwb
Retweeted by David Graeber @davidgraeber Hi David, you very kindly shared my work before. I'm a short story writer and I write working class f… https://t.co/k7kM1hILFH
Retweeted by David Graeber @scottfitzpatr13 this is true, financialized managerial capitalism ("neoliberalism") is just the supercharged version @Shamils18 @AyoCaesar This was 12th March . https://t.co/fOz2lDEJOj
Retweeted by David GraeberThe big pivot to 'blame the public' is nothing but an attempt to absolve the government of their own complacency, u… https://t.co/k6ZwWeNziW
Retweeted by David GraeberThe deaths we're seeing now are, most likely, the result of infections contracted about three weeks ago. Three wee… https://t.co/MwhzgYYsrO
Retweeted by David GraeberGood morning https://t.co/yuzSKqR9ZW
Retweeted by David Graeberthis is what I hate the most about neoliberalism: it tries to destroy human community, & hence, human collective in… https://t.co/xnLxRSkQtSI just uploaded “FROM COVID: TREAT COVID, NOT ARDS!!!” to #Vimeo: https://t.co/YhQxwd9pxj
Retweeted by David GraeberIs it possible the vents are causing lung injury because they are programmed for a different disease!! I think HIGH… https://t.co/DWNkrPfEJp
Retweeted by David Graeber @Kpourvand no mad marketing geniuses don't really do the trick. Then you get things like Space X which according to… https://t.co/kr5hhG2tJZJoe Rogan saying he’d vote for Trump over Biden shows the exact point we on the left have been making for years: Be… https://t.co/FXJJmZXWGm
Retweeted by David GraeberMarr referred to my advocacy of tax on corporations/multinationals, & wealthy to cover cost of Covid 19 crisis. In… https://t.co/4TynDqCG0q
Retweeted by David GraeberCoronavirus: UK healthcare workers wearing bin bags as the govt failed to provide adequate protection equipment. St… https://t.co/5Pd1q6tRPE
Retweeted by David GraeberA lot of people are angry about the FT’s U-turn - we shouldn’t be. When the ruling class absorbs your critique, it… https://t.co/SLhDTeIhfp
Retweeted by David GraeberThis is about as sick as it comes. Profit seeking from suffering is nearly as low as you can get. Name and shame bu… https://t.co/pF8V9OBtjD
Retweeted by David Graeber @StephanieLahey as I always point out, social theorists in the US and UK make gods out of Deleuze, Foucault, etc, b… https://t.co/Oo8GFhFAmJThis piece by @OborneTweets is the most honest summary of @jeremycorbyn’s legacy : “Corbyn’s problem? Again and aga… https://t.co/bhd19D3IQ9
Retweeted by David GraeberIn Afrin: How a Kurdish town became a Turkish town ruled by radical Islamic Syrian groups, how the 22 Yazidi towns… https://t.co/oLa4xleLPN
Retweeted by David Graeber @suejonessays @RuthSmeeth @Keir_Starmer yeah almost makes you think it wasn't really structural antisemitism they were concerned withQuestion: What kind of economy (from "to economize") got issues if people are just using less fossil fuels? Answer… https://t.co/k0lkMHdyeL
Retweeted by David Graeber @Prolapsarian he was amazing, too, specially with proletkult, but he wasn't so much the biochemist. (Did play aroun… https://t.co/avLKouZoad @Cowudi Guten tag, here is your unroll: @davidgraeber: I've said it before, I'll say it again. Corporate bureaucrac… https://t.co/3jtR9Aofgu
Retweeted by David Graeber @nanpansky now that the USSR is safely dead we're allowed to talk about all the ways that we were actually kooky, c… https://t.co/Vov9pi4Cnt @silenceindustry totally agree @john_weeks well yes then there were the Nazis @orangecatface yeah same thing happened to education, it got corporatised. I barely squeaked through, basically got… https://t.co/Vcd4T0pjjfanyway, these guys actually DID get into outer space & eventually the moon. Can we imagine a guy who wants to raise… https://t.co/9DJSqeDV32(Eventually she abandoned him & ran off with L. Ron Hubbard, and NASA fired him when they found out he was also an… https://t.co/Ei8kric0Uyso the US had to respond. Who did they get to set up the NASA jet propulsion lab to make the rocket engines? Jack P… https://t.co/PIogWXYTVdStalin killed most but one ended up the chief engineer in the gulag they sent him to & played around with rockets i… https://t.co/FmdRgGFsd8the Russians who started it all were biocosmic immortalists who want to achieve eternal life or even bring back all… https://t.co/2brsoXQ7D1the Silicon valleys think they're weirdo mavericks but they're flattering themselves. No. They're really bland & co… https://t.co/XcRKXmQCPZI've said it before, I'll say it again. Corporate bureaucracies can't organise space exploration. Big state bureauc… https://t.co/xum36wKo9iI painted Power Cut after reading Kropotkin's The Conquest of Bread, Graeber's Debt & Bookchin's Post Scarcity. It'… https://t.co/GWnFP8su5P
Retweeted by David Graeber @Em_Lickspittle on the other hand, take care of yourself! That sounds scary in these times. Hope your cough gets better soon. @Em_Lickspittle too bad because the Corbynistas were at least supportive of the extraparliamentary left which is wh… https://t.co/tMPsfYpN8d @Em_Lickspittle well I think that's completely unpragmatic, but I must remark you obviously don't know anything abo… https://t.co/9oOUCGws5T @Em_Lickspittle Oh and no i don't watch news night unless it be on the elliptical machine and now the gym's closed @Em_Lickspittle Well that's an unusually intelligent justification for Starmer & I wish you were right but my own e… https://t.co/ZhwqV2uDCx
4/5
2020
@davidgraeber Delusions of Graun-duer
Retweeted by David Graeber @richmondie Professional Managerial Class @OkeLabour @JVTrace this one seems to have been tweeting (for most of that time only in German) since 2013.is there a phrase "class narcissism." It's when members of a certain social class - say, the PMC in the case of Sta… https://t.co/WgsosfURhX @reluctantuser11 you seem to be mistaking the sensibilities of the PMC - who of course include both lawyers and jou… https://t.co/lf0NwGHC8E @reluctantuser11 what evidence is there that the UK electorate likes a lawyerly optic? Have they ever elected anyon… https://t.co/PZSsmQ8VLlAnd of course The Telegraph has been telling us GDP will be better off with a little eugenics
Retweeted by David GraeberI know the BBC has been trying to convince us all these people were on their death beds anyway
Retweeted by David GraeberBesides the odd article in the Guardian, has any British media outlet criticised the Tory's herd immunity strategy… https://t.co/V4jzG6Pacm
Retweeted by David Graeber @JVTrace frankly, if you think that if Corbyn hadn't "liked" a mural, or had been faster to denounce X or Y or Z, i… https://t.co/cUBGDXGubp @JVTrace I have spent years replying to the same arguments over and over and over, you are remarkably self-importan… https://t.co/guNBL8nMk3 @JVTrace @Ev250tsc it's a piece about the logic of bullying the editor just thought that would be a catchy title. https://t.co/11pxB89ZMr @Ev250tsc @JVTrace thanks for saying! @reluctantuser11 I mean sure, if your desire is purely aesthetic, I want someone with "Labour" written under his fa… https://t.co/UVn7re1hQA
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