David Graeber on the History of Debt


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Episode: David Graeber on the History of Debt

Talk of debt had Washington gridlocked and permeated the national and international conversation for much of the summer, but the debate over what to do about debt is nothing new according to David Graeber the author of a new book Debt The First 5000 Years. Need to Know host Alison Stewart talks with Graeber about our misconceptions about debt and why it plays such a large role in history


Ratigan’s Rant Heard Round the World

This is the viral video of MSNBC’s Dylan Ratigan just absolutely kicking ass and taking names today re: what the President needs to be doing right now. And he’s really starting to look like an early 90’s Mel Gibson, which is also pretty awesome.

Wait til you see this:


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