April 23, 2021


The Bonds of Inequality

In April 2021, Phenomenal World hosted Destin Jenkins for a virtual event on his new book, The Bonds of Inequality: Debt and the Making of the American City. Speakers also included Melinda Cooper, Sarah Quinn, Peter James Hudson, Yakov Feygin, and David Stein, and the discussion was moderated by Jon Levy.

View a recording of the event here.

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