Chris Hedges and Michael Hudson: How We Got to Junk Economics, Part 1

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with Michael Hudson
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March 21, 2016

teleSUR English on Mar 21, 2016

In this episode of Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges interviews Michael Hudson, UMKC economics professor and author of Killing the Host: How Financial Parasites and Debt Bondage Destroy the Global Economy. In the first half of their conversation, Hedges and Hudson trace the history of classical economics and explore Marx’s interpretation of capitalism as exploitation.


Transcript


Michael Hudson is President of The Institute for the Study of Long-Term Economic Trends (ISLET), a Wall Street Financial Analyst, Distinguished Research Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri, Kansas City and author of Killing the Host (2015), The Bubble and Beyond (2012), Super Imperialism: The Economic Strategy of American Empire (1968 & 2003), Trade, Development and Foreign Debt: A History of Theories of Polarization v. Convergence in the World Economy (1992 & 2009) and of The Myth of Aid (1971), amongst many others.  He can be reached via his website, mh@michael-hudson.com.

from the archives:

Chris Hedges and Michael Hudson: Junk Economics and the Future, Part 2

Abby Martin and Richard Wolff: Understanding Marxism and Socialism

How To Achieve Socialism (repost)

What Might A Cooperative Economy Look Like? by Pete Dolack

Michael Hudson: There Is No Sign Of Recovery

Veblen’s Institutionalist Elaboration of Rent Theory by Michael Hudson

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    • Haha, glad you enjoyed the image, too, David. One of my favorites that I haven’t used too often. All credit goes to Julian Stallabrass for sharing the photograph with a Creative Commons license and of course, the youth who made the perfect protest banner.

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