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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.



Crazy behavior of Xfce Note CPU Usage, bug going back to 2012 and still happening in 2020

Crazy behavior of Xfce Note CPU Usage, bug going back to 2012 and still happening in 2020

Step to reproduce : change the color of the note

close/reopen note

watch the CPU usage spike to 90+ % and my laptop ventilation going crazy !
See the abrupt CPU usage down on the left of the image ?
that's when I kill Xfce Note

See the CPU usage spike on the right of the image and crumbling down ?
that's when I relaunch Xfce note and kill it.

It seems the only workaround is to NOT use this application, ever.
Just removed it from startup and will use my NextCloud Carnet instead !

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