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The Dawn of Everything

Yanis Varoufakis Meets David Wengrow

60 mins watch time

Culture, History

We all know how the story of humankind begins. Our remote ancestors were primitive and childlike, living in egalitarian hunter-gatherer bands. Then came farming and property, priests and kings, wealth and its unavoidable consequence: inequality. But what if everything we thought we knew about the origins of human civilisation is a myth? David Wengrow presents a new history of humanity with startling implications for how we live now.