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7332Re: [SACC-L] Check this interview with "anthropologist" David Graeber

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  • Ann Bragdon
    Jul 2, 2011
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      Actually, one of our faculty managed to bring "Baba Brinkman" to our
      college.. was great... although I understand that at the other campus
      he had "interesting" reactions!

      There was a NYT article about him just a bit ago.. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/28/science/28rap.html


      On Jul 2, 2011, at 1:53 PM, Anthony Balzano wrote:

      > Ann -- Thanks! This is great. By the way, check out Baba Brinkman's
      > Hip-Hop Guide to Evolution -- it is better than I first thought. A
      > couple of the songs are on YouTube and the album is available for
      > $9.99 on iTunes.
      > Anthony Balzano, PhD
      > Professor of Anthropology & Sociology
      > Chair, Dept. of Social Sciences & History
      > Sussex County (NJ) Community College
      > 1 College Hill Rd.
      > Newton, NJ 07860 (U.S.)
      > abalzano@...
      > fonddesblancs2010@...
      > SKYPE: anthonybalzano
      > SCCC Office: 973-300-2177
      > Cell: 973-271-7680
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: SACC-L@yahoogroups.com on behalf of Ann Bragdon
      > Sent: Fri 7/1/2011 8:31 PM
      > To: SACC-L@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [SACC-L] Check this interview with "anthropologist" David
      > Graeber
      > http://www.democracynow.org/appearances/david_graeber
      > Hundreds of Thousands of Greek and British Workers Stage Strikes As
      > Governments Push Austerity Cuts
      > More than 750,000 British public sector workers staged a 24-hour
      > strike Thursday in a stand-off with the government's plans to reform
      > public sector pensions. The reforms come as the government tries to
      > trim its deficit and would require public workers to work longer, pay
      > more toward their pension and receive less upon retirement. Meanwhile
      > in Greece, thousands of workers staged a 48-hour strike and many took
      > to the streets after the Greek Parliament approved a raft of austerity
      > measures that include spending cuts, tax increases and privatizations
      > as a condition for a massive bailout to avert the Eurozone's first
      > default. "There is a common theme to the protests that are taking
      > place across Europe, and that is not just the public sector workers
      > defending their pension rights, but also a generation of young people
      > for whom quite a stark picture is being painted of their future," says
      > our guest Paul Mason, an economics editor for BBC Newsnight who just
      > returned from reporting in Greece. We also speak with David Graeber,
      > author of "Debt: The First 5,000 Years." "Most revolutions in our
      > history have been about debt," says Graeber. "It is a perennial tool
      > by those who are powerful to make the victims of structural
      > inequalities feel that it is somehow their fault." [Includes rush
      > transcript]
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