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The 15 Best Nonfiction Books of the Year So Far

From a personal examination of the modern definition of spinsterhood to an exploration of the internet’s dark and secret places, literary and journalistic nonfiction has gone to incredibly varied places this first half of the year. 943 more words


Shots Fired... David Harvey on Anarchism and "Radical Geography"

Springer’s original piece is worth the read to fully understand Harvey’s rebuttal.

There is also Springer’s rebuttal of the rebuttal.

David Harvey:

Social anarchists have typically been much more interested in and sensitive to questions of space, place and environment (core concepts that I think most geographers would accept as central to their discipline).

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Political Economy

Why We Fight II: Anarchism vs. Fascism

People associated with class struggle anarchism, anarcho-communism, anarcho-syndicalism, and the like, love to say that anarchism really is a specific iteration of worker and class politics with a libertarian, anti-oppression edge. 5,271 more words


Vampires: a structural analysis

Daniel R. Smith

A homage to the memory of Christopher Lee. Dracula.

In his recent The Utopia of Rules (2015), David Graeber has – somewhat unwittingly but completely fortuitously – given popular voice and defence to a structural analysis in popular culture. 1,232 more words

Popular Culture

David Wants to Fly: The "Mad Fantasies" of David Graeber

In the second essay of his recently released book, The Utopia of Rules, David Graeber writes that “[t]here is a secret shame hovering over all us in the twenty-first century” and that “the feeling is rooted in a profound sense of disappointment about the nature of the world we live in” (105). 1,137 more words

Debt, Stories, & The Violence Of Silence

by James Lindenschmidt

Lately, I’ve been reading Debt: The First 5000 Years by anthropologist David Graeber. I recommend the book wholeheartedly for anyone who wishes to understand the theory, history, psychology, and ethics of debt. 1,919 more words