In this sobering talk Nicholas Mirzoeff describes his work with students every day who are becoming crippled by the debts from their education -- creating a bubble far more severe that which precipitated our current global crisis. As Nicholas warns, we must take steps to address this problem now, before it pops.
About Nicholas Mirzoeff
Nicholas is a professor at New York University.
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