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The Principle of Capitalism

The Principle of Capitalism: Blessed are the Forgetful
On cheap money, the stock market, and Johann Strauss' "Die Fledermaus" as a pair of reading glasses for a critique of capitalism: a conversation on the value of money with sociologists Saskia Sassen and Robert S. Lynd and cultural theorist Joseph Vogl, led by Alexander Kluge and Bernd Scherer.

With Saskia Sassen, globalization expert and professor of sociology at New York’s Columbia University, Robert S. Lynd, sociologist and head of the Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University, and Joseph Vogl, professor of media, literary, and cultural studies at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Discussion led by the writer and filmmaker Alexander Kluge and Bernd Scherer, director of HKW.

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