Debt Slavery Destroyed Rome and may Destroy Us

Roman Cancellation of Debt and TaxesThe Plutei of Trajan are two marble slabs with carved reliefs in the centre of the Forum, Rome. This side depicts cancellation of debts and taxes. Citizens are seen carrying record of debts and taxes and destroying them in  a bonfire.

Debt Slavery – Why It Destroyed Rome, Why It Will Destroy Us Unless It’s Stopped by Michael Hudson at CounterPunch

Burning debt records in Rome

Closeup of the Burning of Debt and Tax Records

Description of Destruction of Debt Records

Description of the marble slabs in Roman Forum