with Michael Hudson
February 11, 2010
Guns and Butter
February 10, 2010
“The New Junk Economics: From Democracy to Neoliberal Oligarchy” with financial economist and historian, Dr. Michael Hudson. We discuss the Federal Reserve; money as debt; Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke’s misconception of the causes of the great depression of the 1930’s; classical political economy versus anti-classical, so-called “neoclassical”, economics; the labor theory of value; the dollar carry trade; government deficit spending; Greece.
Michael Hudson is a former Wall Street economist. A Distinguished Research Professor at University of Missouri, Kansas City (UMKC), he is the author of many books, including Super Imperialism: The Economic Strategy of American Empire (new ed., Pluto Press, 2002) and Trade, Development and Foreign Debt: A History of Theories of Polarization v. Convergence in the World Economy. He can be reached via his website, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Outstanding! A must read for truth-seekers.
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Worthy of John LeCarre.
Worldclass fools we are!