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About David Graeber

David Graeber is a Professor of Anthropology at the London School of Economics and is also involved in social and political activism. His books include Debt: the First 5000 Years and Possibilities: Essays on Hierarchy, Rebellion and Desire

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Two notions of liberty revisited - or how to disentangle Liberty and Slavery

The modern liberal concept of liberty has roots in Roman law and the Roman understanding of the master and the slave. We need to unpick that heritage to imagine a better basis for our political aspirations

On playing by the rules – the strange success of #OccupyWallStreet

The mass popularity of the Wall Street occupation is almost uncanny - so where have the protesters got it right?

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