Michael Hudson: Trump’s Infrastructure Plan, and The Idea of Proximity to Russia is All Fake

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Michael Hudson
January 22, 2017

TheRealNews on Jan 20, 2017

The newly inaugurated president says his plan will benefit all Americans, but the 99% are likely to pay for it while the 1% profit, says economist Michael Hudson.


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:

The Enemy is Not Trump, It is Ourselves by John Pilger

Abby Martin: Stephen Cohen Debunks US Claim “Russia #1 Threat”

Chris Hedges and Abby Martin: What Is The Purpose Of The Intelligence Report?

Chris Hedges: We Have To Grow Up + David Swanson: Anti-Russian US Establishment Willing To Risk Nuclear War

Michael Hudson: Taxes Were Shifted Off the Rich and Onto Homeowners (Part 3)

Michael Hudson: Donald Trump Wants to Make the 1% Even Richer (Part 2)

Michael Hudson: The Orwellian Turn in Contemporary Economics (Part 1)

11 thoughts on “Michael Hudson: Trump’s Infrastructure Plan, and The Idea of Proximity to Russia is All Fake

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  7. YES, it’s obvious, Trump lied/lies about everything! The 99% know this, but we had little choice! That’s why so many stayed home! 2018 is coming soon, RESIST this Tyranny & VOTE this time in your State, City, Town for real change! VOTE for Progressives, NOT Corporate LW DINO’s!

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  10. Trump is pro Russia . Hudson misses this one . Hudson is right about China . but lets look at this . so was Gore Vidal . so was Buchanan .so was Napolean ! Business Week has had 2 cover stories on the Chinese undercutting of the West. India is undercutting China …and – but still according to the article on encirclement called ”ChinAfrica ” – Trumpster knows that renegotiations of deals with China must be done . When Huntsman ran for the White house he said that the Chinese dollar was weaker than we thought ./ the truth lies somewhere in between i think .

    as far as Wall St – they did everything i their power to stop Trump. EVERYTHING . from day one . why ? because he is rogue . when all the NY politicans could not fix that ice rink , Trumpster did it under budget and ahead of schedule . Wall ST favored Hillary Clinton – not Trump or Sanders.

    now lets look at Trump and wall st. never forget Trumpster has an enemies list . Nixon . its pay back time for all those years many of them tried to screw him over . on the other hand he will reward those who did not. the latter point is maybe what Hudson is getting at ./

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