Tag Archives: Michael Hudson

Putting an End to the Rent Economy

By Michael Hudson and Vlado Plaga Source: Unz Review Interview with Vlado Plaga in the German magazine FAIRCONOMY, September 2017. Originally, you didn’t want to become an economist. How did it come that you changed your plans and digged so … Continue reading

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Millions Around the World Fleeing from Neoliberal Policy

Source: The Real News Network Economist Michael Hudson says neoliberal policy will pressure U.S. citizens to emigrate, just as it caused millions to leave Russia, the Baltic States, and now Greece in search of a better life. A research team … Continue reading

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The Great Ponzi Scheme of the Global Economy

By Michael Hudson and Chris Hedges Source: CounterPunch CHRIS HEDGES: We’re going to be discussing a great Ponzi scheme that not only defines not only the U.S. but the global economy, how we got there and where we’re going. And with me … Continue reading

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The Federal Reserve and the Global Fracture

An Interview with Finnish Journalist Antti J. Ronkainen Michael Hudson Source: The Unz Review Antti J. Ronkainen: The Federal Reserve is the most significant central bank in the world. How does it contribute to the domestic policy of the United … Continue reading

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The US economy has not recovered and will not recover

By Paul Craig Roberts Source: Intrepid Report The US economy died when middle class jobs were offshored and when the financial system was deregulated. Jobs offshoring benefitted Wall Street, corporate executives, and shareholders, because lower labor and compliance costs resulted … Continue reading

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The IMF Changes its Rules to Isolate China and Russia

Related Podcast: Michael Hudson on “Guns and Butter” 2/3/16: By Michael Hudson Source: Michael-Hudson.com A nightmare scenario of U.S. geopolitical strategists is coming true: foreign independence from U.S.-centered financial and diplomatic control. China and Russia are investing in neighboring economies … Continue reading

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The West Is Reduced To Looting Itself

By Paul Craig Roberts Source: PaulCraigRoberts.org I, Michael Hudson, John Perkins, and a few others have reported the multi-pronged looting of peoples by Western economic institutions, principally the big New York Banks with the aid of the International Monetary Fund … Continue reading

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