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In Memory of David Graeber, Listen to A BBC Interview on the History of Debt

Anthropologist David Graeber, whose works included the influential book Debt: The First 5,000 Years has recently passed away. 

This 1996 BBC interview explores the terrain of that book and the significance of debt as a political force. 

Read entire article at BBC