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Gaza: The Strategic Imperative

22 hours ago

[unable to retrieve full-text content]​PROF. MICHAEL HUDSON, THE TRUTH ABOUT THE DESTRUCTION OF GAZA. – Ania K   ANIA: Hello, everyone. Welcome back to my channel. Today I have with me for the fourth time, I’m still counting, a very, very special guest, one of the best professors in economics and financial analysts in the world. And I’m very Continue Reading
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Free Speech and Platform Media

5 days ago

[unable to retrieve full-text content]  RADHIKA DESAI: Hello and welcome to the 26th Geopolitical Economy Hour, the show that examines the fast-changing political and geopolitical economy of our times. I’m Radhika Desai. MICHAEL HUDSON: And I’m Michael Hudson. RADHIKA DESAI: And working behind the scenes to bring you our show every fortnight are our host, Ben Norton, our videographer, Continue Reading
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Watching the World Divide in Half

10 days ago

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Hudson Patreon Q&A 2023Q4 – Dec 8 Support Michael’s incredible work by becoming a Patreon. He needs it now more than ever (read below) KARL FITZGERALD: All right, well let’s get into it. Okay. Welcome everyone to our final Q&A session for 2023. Always good to be with you. My name is Karl Fitzgerald, I Continue Reading
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Labour in the Ancient Near East

10 days ago

[unable to retrieve full-text content]  A new transcription of an earlier recording. One of the first interviews where Michael talked about the Ancient Near East. KARL FITZGERALD: 3CR, radio that’s independent, progressive and making a difference. And welcome to The Renegade Economist with your host, Karl Fitzgerald. This week, we’re stepping back in time, way back some 10,000 years Continue Reading
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Germany as Collateral Damage in America’s New Cold War

16 days ago

[unable to retrieve full-text content]As published in Berliner Zeitung. The dismantling of German industry since 2022 is collateral damage in America’s geopolitical war to isolate China, Russia and allied countries whose rising prosperity and self-sufficiency is viewed as an unacceptable challenge to U.S. hegemony. To prepare for what promises to be a long and costly fight, U.S. strategists made Continue Reading
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China in Charts

20 days ago

[unable to retrieve full-text content](China Part 2/2) RADHIKA DESAI: Hello and welcome to the 25th Geopolitical Economy Hour, the show that examines the fast-changing political and geopolitical economy of our time. I’m Radhika Desai. MICHAEL HUDSON: And I’m Michael Hudson. RADHIKA DESAI: And working behind the scenes to bring you our show every fortnight are our host, Ben Norton, Continue Reading
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China: Local Flowers Bloom

28 days ago

[unable to retrieve full-text content]RADHIKA DESAI: Hello and welcome to the 24th Geopolitical Economy Hour, the show that examines the fast-changing political and geopolitical economy of our time. I’m Radhika Desai. MICHAEL HUDSON: I’m Michael Hudson. RADHIKA DESAI: And working behind the scenes to bring you our show every fortnight are our host, Ben Norton; our videographer, Paul Graham; Continue Reading
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Economics as a Form of Art

March 13, 2024

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Robinson Erhardt discussion, March 10 ,2024 Michael Hudson discusses his work Robinson: Michael, I read in your book, Killing the Host, that you decided to become an economist after meeting one named Terrence McCarthy, who explained to you why financial crises tend to occur in the autumn after crops are harvested. And this was an Continue Reading
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Europe’s Loss is America’s Gain

February 28, 2024

[unable to retrieve full-text content]RADHIKA DESAI: Hello and welcome to the 23rd Geopolitical Economy Hour, the show that examines the fast-changing political and geopolitical economy of our time. I’m Radhika Desai. MICHAEL HUDSON: And I’m Michael Hudson. RADHIKA DESAI: And working behind the scenes to bring you this show every fortnight are our host, Ben Norton; our videographer, Paul Continue Reading
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New School University race to the bottom

February 22, 2024

[unable to retrieve full-text content]I found a story in Saturday’s New York Times that I think epitomizes the crapification of higher education in the United States. It concerns the New School, where I taught at the graduate faculty from 1969 to 1972 (when it was still called the New School for Social Research). Sharon Otterman, “Facing Budget Troubles, Some Continue Reading
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Pathways to Solutions

February 10, 2024

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Economic solutions: How to go from financialized neoliberalism to a productive, sustainable economy. Geopolitical Hour 22, February 9, 2024. RADHIKA DESAI: Hello and welcome to the 22nd Geopolitical Economy Hour, the show that examines the fast-changing political and geopolitical economy of our times. I’m Radhika Desai. MICHAEL HUDSON: I’m Michael Hudson. RADHIKA DESAI: And working Continue Reading
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Efficiency is Hilarious

February 5, 2024

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Dialogue Works, January 18, 2024. First part: https://youtu.be/ifnCakYJNVM or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ifnCakYJNVM Second part: https://youtu.be/LAagE-7BLN4, Dialogue works (Nima): when it comes to capitalism, they’re talking about that capitalism is by far the most effective and productive economic system. Ohio Senator, James Vance, just recently said that Russia produces as much ammunition in a day as the U.S. does in Continue Reading
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Credit the Economic Planner

January 18, 2024

[unable to retrieve full-text content]HAIPHONG:Welcome, everyone. Welcome to the stream. It’s Danny Haiphong, your host. As you can see, I’m joined by the renowned economist and author, Professor Michael Hudson. You can find his website in the video description. Please do hit the like button as we begin. That helps boost this stream. And, of course, you can find Continue Reading
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Perfecting Imperialism

January 18, 2024

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Michael Hudson: “US imperialism, Krugman, de-dollarization, socialism, Palestine, China.” India and Global Left, January 13, 2024, with Jyotishman Mudiar. “This is the problem China will face.” JM: Hello, and welcome to another episode of India and Global Left. Today, we have with us the economist Michael Hudson. Michael, welcome back to India and Global Left. Continue Reading
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Debt Makes the World Go Around

January 13, 2024

[unable to retrieve full-text content]RADHIKA DESAI: Hello and welcome to the 21st geopolitical economy hour, the show that examines the fast-changing political and geopolitical economy of our time. Welcome also to a new year that promises to be nothing but rocky, so let’s help rock it in the right direction. I’m Radhika Desai. MICHAEL HUDSON: And I’m Michael Hudson. Continue Reading
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Comparing Feudal to Financial

January 6, 2024

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Hudson interview with Robinson Erhardt, September 26, 2023. Michael Hudson: Neoliberalism, Industrial Capitalism, and the Rise of Debt | Robinson’s Podcast #180, Robinson: I’m from Chicago, and when I saw that you went to the University of Chicago Lab School, which I know quite well, and then the University of Chicago, which I also know quite Continue Reading
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Predictions 2024

January 4, 2024

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Transcript of an interview between Ania and Michael Hudson. The interview took place on December 29, 2023. ANIA: Hello everyone, welcome back to my channel. It looks like we are live and we are a few seconds before time, so a little bit better than Swiss precision. Today I have for the second time a Continue Reading
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Is It Over Yet?

December 18, 2023

[unable to retrieve full-text content]RADHIKA DESAI: Hello and welcome to the 20th Geopolitical Economy Hour, the show that examines the fast-changing political and geopolitical economy of our time. I’m Radhika Desai. MICHAEL HUDSON: And I’m Michael Hudson. RADHIKA DESAI: Well, it’s happening again. Reports of the death of neoliberalism are once again proliferating. Just take a look at the Continue Reading
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Global Insecurity

December 3, 2023

[unable to retrieve full-text content]RADHIKA DESAI: Hello and welcome to the 19th Geopolitical Economy Hour, the program where we discuss the evolving political and geopolitical economy of our time. I’m Radhika Desai. MICHAEL HUDSON: And I’m Michael Hudson. And we bring you this program with the help of our host, Ben Norton, our videographer Paul Graham, and our transcriber Continue Reading
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The Dumb Luck of Dollar Hegemony

November 26, 2023

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Support Michael Hudson’s unique perspective by joining his Patreon group, where we hold these quarterly discussions. Next is Thurs Dec 7th. Karl: Welcome everyone to another quarterly session with Michael. We’ve got to come up with a good nickname with these (sessions). They’re great discussions and we like to have a fireside type conversation with Continue Reading
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Economists as Hired Guns

November 25, 2023

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Nov 13 2023 with Steve Keen Pod version Published Nov 24 How Finance Capitalism Ruined the World – Dr. Michael Hudson & Dr. Steve Keen Dr. Michael Hudson is an American economist, Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri–Kansas City and a researcher at the Levy Economics Institute at Bard College, former Wall Street Continue Reading
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Understanding America’s Post-Industrial Economy

November 21, 2023

[unable to retrieve full-text content]  GLENN DIESEN: Welcome to today’s program. My name is Glenn Diesen. I’m a professor at the University of Southeastern Norway. With me is my colleague Alexander Mercouris from the very informative and popular Duran. The guest today is none other than the excellent Michael Hudson, a very renowned economist. He’s written brilliant books, which Continue Reading
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The EU’s Desperate Need for a New Economic Framework

November 20, 2023

[unable to retrieve full-text content]WAR Against NATO Not Russia | China vs. USA | BRICS | Michael Hudson Dialogue works (Nima): We look at this war in Ukraine, it’s been 18 months in this war in Ukraine and Ukraine got devastated by this war. What was the endgame for the U.S. foreign policy in Ukraine? Michael Hudson: Well, it Continue Reading
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Were the Biblical Prophets Anti-Semitic?

November 17, 2023

[unable to retrieve full-text content]If the prophets of ancient Israel such as Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Malachi and Amos were alive today, Benjamin Netanyahu would accuse them of anti-Semitism for daring to describe his government as a travesty of what the Mosaic covenant was all about. A common thread running throughout the Jewish Bible – Christianity’s Old Testament – was Continue Reading
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Israel as a Landed Aircraft Carrier

November 13, 2023

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Transcript BEN NORTON: Why does the United States so strongly support Israel? In this video today, I’m going to be explaining the geopolitical and economic reasons why Israel is such an important part of U.S. foreign policy and Washington’s attempt to dominate not only the region of the Middle East, but really the entire world. Continue Reading
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Multipolarity: China, Russia, Israel, India, and the difficult birth of a new world

October 20, 2023

[unable to retrieve full-text content]“Multipolarity: China, Russia, Israel, India, and the difficult birth of a new world,” Geopolitical Hour, October 19, 2021.   RADHIKA DESAI: Hello and welcome to the 17th Geopolitical Economy Hour, the show that examines the fast-changing political and geopolitical economy of our time. I’m Radhika Desai. MICHAEL HUDSON: And I’m Michael Hudson. RADHIKA DESAI: And Continue Reading
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Twice as Important

October 13, 2023

[unable to retrieve full-text content]IMF showdown with China in Morocco, October 12, 2023 This year’s annual IMF/World Bank meetings in Morocco are the most explicitly confrontational yet by US/NATO diplomacy toward China and its fellow BRICS+ allies. It is not really rivalry, because US neoliberal financial policy is so different from the aims that the BRICS+ countries have been Continue Reading
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A BRICS+ Bank: How would it really function?

October 7, 2023

[unable to retrieve full-text content]This first week of October has seen U.S. interest rates soar to the 5% level on long-term Treasury bonds. That has made long-term Treasuries one of most attractive investment vehicles in the world, or even the most attractive. One obvious result is that countries aiming to dedollarize their central-bank reserves would make an untimely decision Continue Reading
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Reciprocal Ignorance: East-West

September 24, 2023

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Geopolitical Economy Hour, September 23, 2023.  BRICS or NATO? G20 or G77? Summits debate changing world order RADHIKA DESAI: Hello and welcome to the 17th Geopolitical Economy Hour, the show that examines the fast-changing political and geopolitical economy of our times. I’m Radhika Desai. MICHAEL HUDSON: And I’m Michael Hudson. RADHIKA DESAI: And today we Continue Reading
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Financial Conquest So Insidious

September 11, 2023

[unable to retrieve full-text content]On this episode of RT’s Going Underground, we speak to former Wall Street Financial Analyst Michael Hudson, author of ‘The Collapse of Antiquity’. He discusses the origins of debt stemming from the oligarchy-dominated Ancient Greek and Roman ‘democracies’, the tradition of debt cancellation, and how the Roman and Greek oligarchies marked a turning point in Continue Reading
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