The David Graeber Institute founded in March 2022 is a non-profit organization that oversees the extensive archive of David Graeber’s unpublished written and multimedia texts and to continue his legacy.
By Mary Tracy In 2013 David Graeber told the world what many of us secretly believed but were too afraid to admit out loud: many modern jobs appear to be bullshit because they are, in fact, bullshit. Graeber wrote an article titled “On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs” for the magazine “Strike!”, and the piece […]
Anthropology for Kids re-describes essential aspects of human life in simpler terms, accessible to everyone. It is an attempt to reconsider who we are and how we see ourselves through a series of books, workshops and conversations each fill of pictures and stories about what it means to be a human.
Nika Dubrovsky, artist, started this project with her late husband David Graeber, together with a growing community of writers, illustrators and friends producing politically challenging children’s books (for adults too).
We have discovered something interesting: no one will publish books like this. Even if you’re a famous author, great artist, etc…
But we want to change it! You can help! Not just with money – though we definitely need some of that – but in all sorts of ways that can make you part of the team, as editors, translators, contributors, researchers, even possibly someday authors.
The culmination of this project will be a publishing house supplying physical books, artworks (cups, curtains), but in the meantime, enjoy! Help! Spread the word!