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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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Bureaucrats with weapons have just showed up to tell Stamtisch hosts they can only have people on the street up to… https://t.co/kRCfI79MMBso which do you prefer, Nitzan or Bichler?« On détruit la planète pour nourrir nos ego » alerte David Graeber, l'auteur de « Bullshit jobs » @davidgraeber m… https://t.co/VKN8anpjaF
Retweeted by David Graeber⚠️ MENSAJE DE ROJAVA SOBRE LA SITUACIÓN POLÍTICA EN KURDISTÁN ⚠️ Difunde este mensaje y esta llamada a todos los c… https://t.co/CIrBNL1ovm
Retweeted by David Graeberthat wouldn't be a bad slogan for the current generation: "Our Futures Have Been Stolen By Your Past" https://t.co/fRBdggqs5B @SaltleyGates @davidgraeber @mrjamesob @paulmasonnews @mrmarksteel @michaeljswalker @DoubleDownNews https://t.co/NQ9Yrw702O
Retweeted by David GraeberHyper Looting by the wealthy 5 continues #Labour #bbcnews #bbcwato #wato #bbcpm #pm #Newsnight #LBC @mrjamesobhttps://t.co/zpOLab1Fk8
Retweeted by David GraeberUpdate: the 50 or so African detainees at Pine Prairie who protested their conditions started a hunger strike on Th… https://t.co/OtMB9SWyHn
Retweeted by David Graeber @mnovember2 I tested negativeAll the right-wing fuckers who pretend to be on the side of Jews now - they'd have been the loudest back in the day… https://t.co/7SntmJ0TrX
Retweeted by David Graeber @mnovember2 been sick for a month, mysterious cause, weird soapy taste in my mouth, exhaustion, stomach, lung ache.… https://t.co/md53W7wy1r
8/11
2020
@RobertDDyson no I might laugh too hard and the needles would fall out @ForosLucius Nika said it definitely helped her shoulderJust had an acupuncture session. Whenever they start sticking pins in me, I somehow feel there should be a wax doll… https://t.co/bTJYuk8rLs“It’s hard to imagine a surer sign that one is dealing with an irrational economic system than the fact that the pr… https://t.co/VZZSVjjfGc
Retweeted by David Graeber @stutoon @RoccoLostInHull @TheMendozaWoman or they can speak English a lot better than they can speak German or Fre… https://t.co/ebdw0eucC3 @RoccoLostInHull @stutoon @TheMendozaWoman Well you put common sense out there maybe something will click for someo… https://t.co/CIemYgGzhQ @stutoon @RoccoLostInHull @TheMendozaWoman say you were banned from Europe & ended up in Indonesia. You need to get… https://t.co/AY0xwFrsse @stutoon @RoccoLostInHull @TheMendozaWoman probably because you have a cousin here already or someone with an actua… https://t.co/9AaXf3bSaoImagine the resilience, skill & courage it’d take to navigate your family safely out of a warzone or disaster, to a… https://t.co/EWrfr1oary
Retweeted by David GraeberMake the #4DayWeek a reality - this could happen https://t.co/DxJoiT3wug @AntinomeWLP @MIB1188 @thomdunn Do you remember the "70% bullshit jobs"-article? See https://t.co/0r11bRZ7Tl or https://t.co/cUBpxFraBz
Retweeted by David GraeberIf you campaigned for Labour, like I did, in a Conservative area, like i did, and came within 500 votes of winning,… https://t.co/faMn0qHe0E
Retweeted by David GraeberJust bumped into my neighbour who is an NHS Nurse. I hadn’t seen her in 2 Months. She’s a shadow of herself,I alway… https://t.co/0mljaMrF9A
Retweeted by David GraeberThinking back to when Laura Kuenssberg reported that a group of Tory Brexiteer MPs were known as "Grand Wizards" an… https://t.co/hCyxHBQdaE
Retweeted by David GraeberSolidarity with @DawnButlerBrent The replies to this clip show just how unwilling people are to accept the truth ab… https://t.co/QEXwSvGpOb
Retweeted by David GraeberThe Bank of England is subsidising polluters https://t.co/D1UEc3o8Ap
Retweeted by David Graeber @PhillipsBarrie @1984Marxist @MerryMichaelW @Keir_Starmer Nick Paul is an old friend of Starmer's and, when he left… https://t.co/hBiUC9I2Bq
Retweeted by David Graeber @PhillipsBarrie @1984Marxist @MerryMichaelW @Keir_Starmer 50 convictions involving Kennedy have since been quashed.… https://t.co/Nnhcpo57MR
Retweeted by David Graeber @PhillipsBarrie @1984Marxist @MerryMichaelW @Keir_Starmer They asked for all Kennedy's evidence to be disclosed to… https://t.co/1SbfoxAD23
Retweeted by David Graeber @PhillipsBarrie @1984Marxist @MerryMichaelW @Keir_Starmer There's even more to it - the Crown Prosecution Service c… https://t.co/yp6ZPZ02Os
Retweeted by David Graeber @1984Marxist @MerryMichaelW @Keir_Starmer Spycops Scandal, which exposed the extensive, long-term infiltration of l… https://t.co/clOrxZdHEy
Retweeted by David GraeberWhat’s the likelihood of @Keir_Starmer supporting Dawn Butler over the Met?
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8/10
2020
@me_mccarron I don't think most of the people who are condemning each other for sectarian reasons are especially ec… https://t.co/UgqTYn1QNW @CCleary82 @fesshole i get a lot of thatWhat interests me about this very early situation at Hierakonpolis is the presence of grandiose rituals and cosmolo… https://t.co/QlWTTihYbJ
Retweeted by David GraeberIs it just me - or is hearing B Johnson talk about morality offensive on a whole new level? If Johnson stands for a… https://t.co/IKgbuQPQLq
Retweeted by David GraeberPlus ça change... https://t.co/Mahzkked1k
Retweeted by David Graeber @inside_lemon @AnarchoP Yes that's rightRead that David Graeber book recently and I keep going back to the term "Managerial Feudalism". None of these peopl… https://t.co/DBqPCtoafe
Retweeted by David GraeberThe streets of Portland are ALIVE with protest tonight! https://t.co/JI9ZrCnPiC
Retweeted by David Graeber“We don’t want reform, we want revolution.” Powerful speakers outside Tottenham Police Station now.… https://t.co/VOCZaqZRGT
Retweeted by David Graeber @AnarchoP yes that's the problem: a lot of groups not only don't want a mass base for their group, which is fine, s… https://t.co/erhiOdp7k8 @fake__monkey @catdadaeternal key to successful political engagement over time is to learn how to pace yourself, st… https://t.co/XnoH5b5E76 @hamasinpitta @EagleSyrian1 is there anything in the world more silly than someone who claims to be a leftist, but… https://t.co/5SI0gFJSwAOn the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs: A Work Rant; by David Graeber / @davidgraeber https://t.co/q0kRaZlY4H https://t.co/IMBydewL99
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8/9
2020
@nberpubs @SFGaliani @paul_gertler I invite NBER to make a formal statement on the ethics of this paper.
Retweeted by David GraeberSecurity forces who have been shooting protesters in #Beirut today were absent in the past couple days when people… https://t.co/mGmhC2xYhX
Retweeted by David Graeber#Lebanon UPDATE: Protesters have now: - Taken over foreign ministry - Stormed economy ministry - Stormed Associatio… https://t.co/6YJJAZ2NVs
Retweeted by David GraeberDemonstrators storm Foreign Ministry headquarters in #Achrafieh and they raise the banner "Beirut, a city demilitar… https://t.co/SQo0hvwKuF
Retweeted by David Graeber#Lebanese firefighters refuse to hose down protestors with water to disperse the crowds as per a request from secur… https://t.co/nk6ifWBof0
Retweeted by David Graeber @davidgraeber Look at this one here, the state apparatus is starting to side with the protesters, this is a very im… https://t.co/jM6J1wlExU
Retweeted by David GraeberRegister now: Online panel event, August 8th “What would Julian Assange face in the US?” With Assange's US attorn… https://t.co/G6BXByjMWZ
Retweeted by David GraeberThink abt msg being sent — the state, which by all accounts, has been absent in recovery efforts/providing shelter/… https://t.co/HTMwwXQvzX
Retweeted by David Graeber @AnarchoP Some of the Libcom crowd engaged in some of the most personally sleazy & destructive behavior I have ever… https://t.co/vJIq8BqwYjA hero for our times https://t.co/E4xo5qfNIrCrowds of people protesting in Beirut are growing, with some throwing fireworks at police. Officers retaliated by f… https://t.co/iAVYvOSWy8
Retweeted by David Graeber“The people demand the fall of the regime” #LebanonProtests https://t.co/Hy6zgvAK19
Retweeted by David GraeberRelentless tear gas by security forces, not letting protesters anywhere in vicinity of parliament. We can’t get clo… https://t.co/0NwOsvY5rS
Retweeted by David Graeber"Protests in #Lebanon : protesters are removing walls that protects access to parliament. Fights has started in… https://t.co/wckdPb8dsI
Retweeted by David GraeberProtests in Beirut are strong, heading to parliament- and security forces are using tear gas. Images on TV show dir… https://t.co/hJFTWH0RDt
Retweeted by David Graeber @fluids_guru @alexbhturnbull robber barons @inside_lemon @mnovember2 this requires both genocidal intention way beyond anything documented from China before,… https://t.co/0JOjwDTwgp @inside_lemon @mnovember2 if you want to sicken and kill everyone in the world except your own population, I suppos… https://t.co/7b6qLgvZnDyou've probably seen this: don't put your money in those banks that are funding the destruction of the planet https://t.co/4d1bdfadD3 @roodio @JoeRRyle no Labour had a lexit position at the time @SirPaulHartley @davidgraeber You should also contact @markhowell7 who has an ongoing court case about this and is gathering evidence
Retweeted by David Graeber @EmmaJackson57 @davidgraeber had an interesting thread about this. IMO purity politics is what keeps the left out o… https://t.co/XDMIWL7ioI
Retweeted by David Graeber @maxferency @nikadubrovsky @davidwengrow we're hoping for spring @markwri589 @davidgraeber @JoeRRyle There shouldn't have been a 2019 election. Corbyn would have been PM in 2017.… https://t.co/xk9PDG5hdM
Retweeted by David Graeber @mcdee_andy @markwri589 @JoeRRyle yeah here's obviously an antisemite. There's nothing like having to listen to the… https://t.co/SQ6JtEQ7nz @Turk1821066 @Renegade_Inc I thought that was going to be Brexit @LaurenAlder maybe true @mnovember2 if I were to engineer a flu as a biological weapon I'd engineer one that would mutate into harmlessness… https://t.co/Fa93YouP9d @mnovember2 it does seem significant that each time you get such a pandemic, the permanent effects are milder. I me… https://t.co/lcg8LZu7NS @mnovember2 well I imagine there are 3 obvious models: the Black Death (generational outbreaks for several centurie… https://t.co/Amk2Dt3on4Everyone's waiting for the pandemic to end so they can get on with the Depression.
Retweeted by David Graeber @SaraCoos @davidwengrow well not so much modern, but there are implications ...
8/8
2020
@RadikaleLiebe how was the action? (I was still recuperating. Be a bit yet before i'll be marching around. Hopefully not too long.)Everyone's waiting for the pandemic to end so they can get on with the Depression. @QWieke @davidwengrow Yes that's chapter 2 @PEwilliams_ @liz_franczak It must be my performance theory. Oh no, that's JB @MrSIowJam @hannahgais Cool. One rather wonders what this person's list of good people on the left might consist of. Who's left? @bilcrandal or should be.Labour Party officials secretly blacklisted Britain’s anti-war activists #LabourLeaks By @pmillerinfo https://t.co/OYqTG7q5A1
Retweeted by David Graeber @JBujes @davidwengrow title isn't quite there yet, because I don't think they'll let us call it "The Dawn of Everyt… https://t.co/GDnBI9pjLB @TomRidleyUK @JoeRRyle "I'm rubber you're glue" isn't going to help. Lying isn't going to help. Everyone knows Corb… https://t.co/fBH81UySf0 @matt_young @IanMorrisLabour @JoeRRyle no in 2017 the Blairites were trying to lose and almost failed; in 2019 they… https://t.co/HVH7Aoh5Uo @TomRidleyUK @JoeRRyle yes and you're over a hundred feet tall and are married to Emma Watson @Claire_Bradley0 @westbaybaby @DangerousGlobe @JoeRRyle @davidgraeber "In their submission to the party inquiry cal… https://t.co/DIolQd0akq
Retweeted by David Graeber @JoeRRyle @davidgraeber @sleafordmods Done over by our own. l’ll never forgive this it’s fucking horrible, a new le… https://t.co/U3wRdmSyF4
Retweeted by David Graeber @SirPaulHartley @TheBirmingham6 @davidgraeber Not quite the same thing, but the whole set up at Ergon House was sha… https://t.co/6HPIoCSWkQ
Retweeted by David Graeber @TrueMythocracy @JoeRRyle You're the one who's being condescending. And they most certainly did say what was happen… https://t.co/28QUnxpjj5 @NOT_INTO_IT @AFriendAMA Funny I thought he looked like Tom Frank @TrueMythocracy @JoeRRyle They did use it. Look as I say I agree they should have gone for broke and deselected, bu… https://t.co/vbJMZHbITm @RobTanner83 @liam_kane1985 @Alancowsill @RuthMorgan63 @JoeRRyle It's not a theory @TrueMythocracy @JoeRRyle I agree they should have been way more aggressive. But they did do a lot. Just every tiny… https://t.co/OqUwJdi6gY @dayvidbaaba @davidwengrow @SolarpunkA We tried that. Were told chain stores would automatically put it on the religious shelf @TrueMythocracy @davidgraeber @JoeRRyle if you read the report it was pretty obvious that the leadership was stymie… https://t.co/R3pxykQVaT
Retweeted by David Graeber @TrueMythocracy @JoeRRyle Actually they got their people into positions of structural power but it was a gradual pr… https://t.co/1NaGQAqnYV
8/7
2020

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