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How to Bash Bureaucracy

Nick Hannes

May 26, 2015 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

"Nowadays, nobody talks much about bureaucracy," writes David Graeber at the outset of his new book, The Utopia of Rules. In the first half of the 20th century, he reminds us, the word was on everyone’s lips. In the wake of the pioneering work of...

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