If we want to defeat the bill, we must make it completely impracticable as an enforceable piece of legislation.
Bidenfreude: relief absent the slightest joy. How better to make use of it than to consider what the fuck happened?
Acting as if one is Already Free: David Graeber’s Political Economy and the Strategic Impasse of the Left
Graeber’s _Bullshit Jobs_ was a best-seller, but its critique of modern work has only just begun to impact conventional leftist politics. The same goes for his major ‘theoretical’ work, _Towards an Anthropological Theory of Value_ – a more academic, but richly insightful, work. His insights should offer critical guidance to the Left, in today’s bleak political context.
Far more of Biden’s voters chose him on the basis of opposing the other candidate, than did Trump’s. Should the Democratic vote collapse, should turnout slide again, as seems eminently likely, particularly on the basis of this unenthusiastic foundation, it is not unlikely that a Trump-style candidate – if not Trump himself – could achieve a majority of the popular vote as well as an electoral college win.
I’ve been wearing the same shit this whole time.
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