Michael Hudson and Patrick Bond: Is China Socialist or State Capitalist? + Is China’s Trade Predatory or for Mutual Benefit?

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by Michael Hudson
Writer, Dandelion Salad
March 29, 2022

theAnalysis-news on Mar 14, 2022

Will China resist financialization and lead the way on climate policy, or is it a form of capitalism that will not reduce inequalities much further and isn’t serious about phasing out fossil fuel? Michael Hudson and Patrick Bond in a discussion about what we can expect from the CCP.

Note: this was recorded before the Russian invasion of Ukraine.


Part 2: Is China’s Trade Predatory or for Mutual Benefit?

theAnalysis-news on Mar 28, 2022

Is China’s Belt and Road initiative a socialist or capitalist approach to trade? Michael Hudson and Patrick Bond discuss and debate on theAnalysis.news with Paul Jay.


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 (2018), 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 & 3rd Edition 2021), 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. Originally published March 18, 2022.

From the archives:

Michael Hudson: Sanctions: The Blowback

Another Global Warming Worry: Parts of Earth Could Become Uninhabitable, by Pete Dolack + A Dire Warning About the End of Human Civilization

Michael Hudson: The Neoliberal Exploitation Under a Super-Imperialism Lens

Michael Hudson: Super Imperialism: The Economic Strategy of American Empire

China Should Call US Bluff On Taiwan, by Finian Cunningham

Abby Martin and Paul Jay: Afghanistan, 9/11 and Climate Change, Part 2 + Current Climate Extremes Double at 2 Degrees Warming and Quadruple at 3

America’s Neoliberal Financialization Policy vs. China’s Industrial Socialism, by Michael Hudson

Michael Hudson: Changes in Superimperialism: The Position of the USA and China in our Global Economic System

John Pilger: The Coming War On China (must-see)

8 thoughts on “Michael Hudson and Patrick Bond: Is China Socialist or State Capitalist? + Is China’s Trade Predatory or for Mutual Benefit?

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  5. It’s inspiring to hear Michael Hudson. Thank you for making the videos easier to find on YouTube. I’m going through RT withdrawal after watching so many of their shows since they started broadcasting on YT.

    • Same here, Dennis. And thank you for dropping by.

      Many of the RT America videos such as Hedges’ show On Contact, are still available but not on Youtube, so I don’t have a way to embed them in the blog posts. However, I have edited many of the recent posts with links to either RT.com or Portable TV where the videos are still watchable.

      • I’ve been starting to watch some of my favorite shows on RT dot com. I think they are broadcasting on Telegram and two other websites my mind doesn’t recall. Two years ago on Twitter I was being called Putin’s Pal. This year it’s Igor. My browser now hits a DOD check before allowing me to go to RT. If you want a map of the world showing NATO countries I have one.

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