Michael Hudson: Deciphering Geo-Political Games

Why Is War A Permanent Feature of Capitalism?

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by Michael Hudson
Writer, Dandelion Salad
October 1, 2018

“Professor Michael Hudson discusses the globalisation fallout as new trading blocs distance themselves from US dollar denominated trade. Will the US be able to maintain its imperialist tendencies in light of these trends? How much further can the rentiers push their free-for-all? The show finishes with an overview of Michael’s new book And forgive them our debts.

Show notes and subscribe.”

Listen: http://www.earthsharing.org.au/2018/09/geo-political-games-with-prof-michael-hudson/

or https://www.mixcloud.com/RenegadeEconomists/geo-political-games/


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 …and forgive them their debts, J is for Junk Economics (2017), 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 Michael Hudson, mh@michael-hudson.com.

See also: Super Imperialism in 84 seconds

from the archives:

The Spider’s Web: Britain’s Second Empire, featuring Michael Hudson

It Is All About Relative Power Of The One Percent by Michael Hudson + 10 Years Since Lehman Brothers Bankruptcy – Did the Economy Really Recover?

When And How The Economy Will Collapse Is Now In The Hands Of Central Bankers by Ellen Brown

Michael Hudson: Jesus Would Have Cancelled The Debt But Obama Bailed Out Wall Street

Chris Hedges and Nomi Prins: How Central Bankers Rigged the World

We Now Live Under The Rule Of A Rentier Capitalism by Paul Street

Michael Hudson, Stephanie Kelton, et al: Why Monetary Theory and Policy Is a Critical Terrain For the Left (Left Forum 2018)

“Creating Wealth” through Debt: The West’s Finance-Capitalist Road by Michael Hudson

Capitalism Is Always At War by William T. Hathaway

If We Don’t Solve The Problem Of Economic Polarization, We’re Going To Go Into Another Dark Age by Michael Hudson

Michael Hudson: Neoliberalism Is Really Neofeudalism, It’s a Dismantling of Democracy

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