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EVENT: A Brief History of Doom

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Everything You Thought You Knew About the Great Recession is Wrong

A conversation between MSNBC’s ALI VELSHI and RICHARD VAGUE, philanthropist, former banker, current managing partner of Gabriel Investments, and author of A Brief History of Doom: Two Hundred Years of Financial Crises.

From the Great Depression to the economic downfall of 2008, financial crises have cycled through countries time and again, leaving a trail of bad loans and broken banks in its wake. In his new book, Vague argues that such crises follow a pattern that makes them both predictable and avoidable. 

Join us for a special one-on-one conversation between Vague and MSNBC’s Velshi, and for drinks and light snacks at the brand new Fitler Club.

Photo graphic by Lucy Ferry

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