David Graeber

David Graeber (February 12, 1961 – September 2, 2020) was a radical American anthropologist at Goldsmith's, University nof London, who had been involved with the Occupy movement, most actively at Wall Street. He wrote the best-selling book Debt: The first 5,000 years. Among his other books is The Democracy Project.



Löytöretki vapauden historiaan, 8.2.2023 (Olli Tammilehto)

Roskatyö ja uusi feodalismi, 6.6.2019 (Olli Tammilehto)

Human longing for freedom, 1 August 2018

Occupy: Ihmisen mielikuvitus ei voi kuolla, 28.11.2013

Occupy: Human imagination will not die, 5 October 2013



Egalitarian Paradise Lost: David Graeber and the Pirates of Madagascar by Eve Ottenberg, CounterPunch, 3 February 2023

Tribute to David Graeber by Steve Keen, Brave New Europe, 22 October 2022

Marxism, Anarchism, and The Dawn of Everything by Seiji Yamada, CounterPunch, 8 December 2021

Reflecting on the Dawn of Everything by David Swanson, ZNet, 4 December 2021

David Graeber's Possible Worlds by Molly Fischer, Intelligencer, 9 November 2021

David Graeber Knew Ordinary People Could Remake the World by Giulio Ongaro. Jacobin, 22 October 2021

David Graeber's real contribution to Occupy Wall Street wasn't a phrase – it was a process by Marisa Holmes, MR Online, 21 September 2021

Anarchism Shaped David Graeber. Then He Shaped Anarchism by Shane Little, Novara Media, 2 September 2021

After the Pandemic, We Can't Go Back to Sleep by David Graeber, Jacobin, 4 March 2021

What Happened to the Anarchist Century? by Gabriel Kuhn, CounterPunch, 15 February 2021

The Anarchist Century: A Response to Gabriel Kuhn by Andrej Grubacic, CounterPunch, 15 February 2021

Remembering the many lives of our friend David Graeber by ROAR Collective, 13 September 2020

David Graeber pushed us to imagine greater human possibilities by Rebecca Solnit, The Guardian, 8 September 2020

Remembering My Friend, David Graeber by Michael Hardt, Jacobin, 7 September 2020

Remembering David Graeber - 'rest in power, peace and possibility' by Jonathan Moses, openDemocracy, 7 September 2020

Remembering comrade and leftist academic David Graeber by Meera Kumar, MR Online, 7 September 2020

A Jewish Goodbye to David Graeber by Benjamin Balthaser, Jacobin, 5 September 2020

David Graeber, 1961-2020: History is a Living Weapon by Richard Eskow, Common Dreams, 4 September 2020

“We Are the 99%”: Occupy Wall Street Activist & Author David Graeber, Dead at 59, in His Own Words, Democracy Now! 4 Septemer 2020 (video and transcript)

David Graeber is Gone: Revisiting His Wrongful Termination from Yale by Joshua Frank, CounterPunch, 4 September 2020

In loving memory of our friend, comrade, and mentor…David Graeber by Andrej Grubačić, PM Press, 3 September 2020

David Graeber Dead: Anthropologist & Anti-Capitalist Thinker Behind ‘We Are the 99%’ Slogan Dies at 59 by

Th e Center Blows Itself Up: Care and Spite in the ‘Brexit Election’, The New York Review of Books, 13 January 2020

Against Economics, The New York Review of Books, 21 November 2019 (5 December 2019)

For the first time in my life, I'm frightened to be Jewish, openDemocracy, 6 September 2019

If Politicians Can't Face Climate Change, Extinction Rebellion Will, Defend Democracy Press, 23 August 2019

The “Yellow Vests” Show How Much the Ground Moves Under Our Feet, Infoshop News, 8 December 2018

Looking Busy. The rise of pointless work by Michael Robbins, The Nation, 8 November 2018

Booked: Imagining a World with No Bullshit Jobs by Chris Brooks, Dissent, 16 August 2018

On “Bullshit Jobs” by Chris Wright, CounterPunch, 14 August 2018

The Rise of Bullshit Jobs An interview with David Graeber by Suzi Weissman, Jacobin, 30 June 2018

How to change the course of human history by David Graeber and David Wengrow, Eurozine, 2 March 2018

Why are world leaders backing this brutal attack against Kurdish Afrin? The Guardian, 23 February 2018


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