“It seems unlikely,” anthropologist and author David Graeber writes. “After all, as I and many others have long argued, austerity was never really an economic policy: ultimately, it was always about morality.”
In the seventh episode of “The World Tomorrow,” Julian Assange and key Occupy figures from both sides of the Atlantic met in a hollowed-out Deutsche Bank building to talk about the movement’s inception and the challenges it has faced so far.
Protesters continued to occupy Manhattan’s financial district Monday. “Democracy Now!” has footage of the demonstration and interviews with activists, including a conversation with distinguished anthropologist, author and protest-goer David Graeber. (more)