Can “bad money” be made good? Leading economic anthropologists will debate the morality of money, philosophies of philanthropy, and the lure of redemption.  

Laura Bear is Associate Professor of Anthropology at LSE.
David Graeber (@davidgraeber) is Professor of Anthropology at LSE.
Bill Maurer is Professor of Anthropology and Law at UC Irvine.
Giles Fraser (@giles_fraser) is a Priest, former Canon Chancellor of St Paul’s Cathedral and Guardian columnist.

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