David Graeber talks about the history of debt and its impact in the world over thousands of years. During this event from Melville House Bookstore in Brooklyn, New York, Professor Graeber is in discussion with Left Business Observer editor Doug Henwood, author of "Wall Street" and "After the New Economy"
David Graeber teaches anthropology at University of London's Goldsmiths College. He is the author of "Towards an Anthropological Theory of Value," "Lost People," and "Possibilities: Essays on Hierarchy, Rebellion, and Desire."
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