In the 2nd episode of Geopolitical Economy Hour, economists Radhika Desai and Michael Hudson discuss inflation: what it is, what causes it, and what are the problems in how the Federal Reserve and other central banks respond to it.
Radhika: Hello, everyone. Welcome to the second Geopolitical Economy Hour. I’m Radhika Desai.
Michael: And I’m Michael Hudson.
Our most favorite economist and he has such a (black) sense of humor. “MH: Ukraine hardly can be rebuilt. First of all, much of its population has left, and is unlikely to return, given the destruction of housing and infrastructure – and husbands.” Prepare a cup of tea, sit back and read…
Michael Hudson gets better and better in simplifying all things financial for us.
Quote: You don’t need brains to be a financier. All you need is greed.
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D. L. Jacobs
On July 15, 2022, Platypus Affiliated Society member D. L. Jacobs interviewed Michael Hudson to discuss his new book, The Destiny of Civilization: Finance Capitalism, Industrial Capitalism or Socialism (2022). An edited transcript follows.
D. L. Jacobs: Can tell us about your background regarding…
Nov 02 2022
Germany’s position in America’s New World Order
Germany has become an economic satellite of America’s New Cold War with Russia, China and the rest of Eurasia. Germany and other NATO countries have been told to impose trade and investment sanctions upon themselves that will outlast today’s proxy war in Ukraine. U.S. President Biden and his State…
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The reaction to the sabotage of three of the four Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines in four places on Monday, September 26, has focused on speculations about who did it and whether NATO will make a serious attempt to discover the answer. Yet instead of panic, there has…
Sep 24 2022
The Federal Reserve and Debt
RALPH NADER RADIO HOUR EP 465 TRANSCRIPT, September 17, 2022. https://www.ralphnaderradiohour.com/the-federal-reserve-and-debt/
Tom Morello: I’m Tom Morello and you’re listening to the Ralph Nader Radio Hour.
Steve Skrovan: Welcome to the Ralph Nader Radio Hour. My name is Steve Skrovan, along with my co-host, David Feldman. Hello, David.
David Feldman: Hello, Steve.
Steve Skrovan: And of…
Aug 15 2022
With Subtitles – Morning News at 7-8am on Aug 8
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Do not forget to buy Michael’s latest book : The Destiny of Civilization: Finance Capitalism, Industrial Capitalism or Socialism
The decline of the West is not necessary or historically inevitable. It is the result of choosing policies dictated by its rentier interests. ……