Michael Hudson: Criminalization of the Economy

poverty has a woman's face

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with Michael Hudson
Bonnie Faulkner
Guns and Butter
March 16, 2011

Financial and fiscal austerity policies; the appeal of economic austerity to bankers; economic depression and war; post-WWII vs. post-cold war economic policy; government to government grants vs. commercial lending; the euro and dollar; privatization in New Zealand and elsewhere; social unrest; speculation and prices; criminalization of the economy; impoverishment of the US.

[audio http://archives.kpfa.org/data/20110316-Wed1300.mp3]


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