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Event: Debt & Growth with Andrew Ross

  • EFA Projec Space 2nd Floor 323 W 39th St New York, NY, 10018 United States (map)

To Have and To Owe hosts Occupy University with the Debt Discussion Series. Andrew Ross's discussion focuses on why our present money system can only function in a growing economy. Money is created as interest-bearing debt: it only comes into being when someone promises to pay back even more of it. But growth, especially when finance-driven, is ecologically destructive. How do we reconcile this contradiction?

For Andrew Ross' bio, please click here.

Earlier Event: September 24
Event: Reading Group