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This book will open your eyes to so many things.
To say that his reasoning is faulty would imply that he actually presents well thought out arguments, but unfortunately this is not the case.
Before reading this book, I had thought, "Why doesn't OWS have leadership?" and "Why doesn't OWS make demands?"
This book will open your eyes to so many things. A tad self-indulgent atvtimes, but who cares. A great book. And don't forgt his short pieces in The Baffler.Published 2 months ago by Justin Merritt
Having found myself intrigued by this anthropologist-activist who was among the first, as he narrates here, to generate the "We are the 99%" slogan and Occupy Wall Street movement,... Read morePublished 3 months ago by John L Murphy
Coming from a university professor I hoped for a well-argued academic study of democracy, or at least some interesting new ideas or arguments, but unfortunately this is not the... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Iron man
Graeber titles this book as though it is a study of democracy but it's a case study of Occupy Wall Street. I found his sweeping notions naive and arrogant. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Nicholas Forster
I was involved with Occupy Portland briefly, so I really appreciated learning more about the movement and the underlying memes which created it. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Don VK
This is a history of the Occupy movement; but really has nothing to do with the workings of Democracy, and in fact would lead one to believe leaderless movements are the future of... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Brian Boyko
I heard this author on the radio saying American founding fathers didn't believe in democracy. I wanted to know more. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Perry L. Gruber
"Debt: The First 5,000 Years", Graeber's earlier book, was pure genius, so I rushed to get this book. Read morePublished 17 months ago by D&D
Excellent book. Just got it two days ago and have already finished it. Ignore the terrible reviews given by the right wing propaganda machine. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Jakob