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Acting as if one is Already Free: David Graeber’s Political Economy and the Strategic Impasse of the Left

It is here that I think Graeber’s work is most valuable. I want to explore those parts of his thinking critically important to developing a Left that is post-Corbyn, post-Sanders, post-populism in general – but still in the first phase of an epochal pandemic. Particularly in the wake of Joe Biden’s electoral success in the US, in the wake of electoral defeat for Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour and selectoral defeat for Bernie Sanders, a new argument about strategy and tactics is beginning to play out in the English-speaking Left. This debate has only just begun to grapple with what capitalism portends in a world of environmental decay. But the questions Graeber foregrounded, most notably on political economy, can provide important signposts. I don’t claim that this is the only reading possible of Graeber’s work. But I do argue that the questions therein, and at least some of his answers, should be more central to the Left.

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Google and Apple's Contact-Tracing API Doesn't Work on Public Transport, Study Finds

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Worked a bit on my WordPress site today

Just a quick note but in short, I have a WordPress running, my intention with this site/landing page is to learn to put in place & for a WordPress site but I had one constraint, I wanted to keep Elementor to design my pages, indeed I have become so much used to Elementor, it now takes me double time to work with core WordPress Gutemberg or doing page the old school approach.

After some discussion yesterday on I realized I could use a WordPress theme indieweb ready, called Autonomie (edit this post to add some links) with on top Elementor, so this is what I did today, but I'm not convinced yet, because I have issue with Author h-card not being visible for indiewebify checker tool.

I'm still messing around and thinking about how I have to correctly put this in place and then test indieauth, Micropub, Microsub from my WordPress instance.

If Elementor adds too much mess I will default to Autonomie & back to a very simple/pure/core approach to my WordPress site.

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