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Anarchists have been in the public eye since the late nineteenth century, due to events like political assassinations and the Haymarket Riot. I happen to believe that debating and defining the meaning of anarchism is a very important activity in itself, since ideas - well-thought out or not - generally guide our actions. The two writers that this author praises toward the end of the piece, David Graeber and Noam Chomsky, far from "deepening" our understanding of anarchism, have done much to dilute the concept into some muddle-headed liberalism; and if you want to see just how much Noam Chomsky's actions are informed by his understanding of anarchism, look no further than his repeated endorsement of Democratic presidential candidates.