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All Of Our Wealth Has Been Coming From You

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Nima interview July 12 2024 World Shaking Up! Epic Political & Economic Earthquakes, Dialogue Works, July 12, 2024. NIMA ROSTAMI ALKHORSHID: Michael, let’s get started with the SCO summit. And right after that, we’re having the NATO summit. It seems that NATO is fighting on behalf of the United States to try to preserve the Continue Reading The post All Of Our Wealth Has Been Coming From You first appeared on Michael Hudson.

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NATO Focus: From Defensive to Offensive

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Geopolitical Economy Report #30 NATO vs voters: How the West’s warmongering threatens democracy and the Global Majority. July 12, 2024. RADHIKA DESAI: Hello and welcome to the 30th 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: Continue Reading The post NATO Focus: From Defensive to Offensive...

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Gold as the Peace Currency

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Recorded June 8, 2023 Karl Fitzgerald: Welcome everyone to another Patreon Q&A session. Great to have you here. And as always, we’re with Professor Michael Hudson, author of so many books, so many podcast interviews, you name it, he’s out there telling us what’s going on in the world and it’s great that we get Continue Reading The post Gold as the Peace Currency first appeared on Michael Hudson.

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The Need for a New Political Vocabulary

[unable to retrieve full-text content]The July 4 landslide defeat of the neoliberal pro-war British Conservatives by the neoliberal pro-war Labour Party poses the question of just what the media mean when they describe the elections and political alignments throughout Europe in terms of center-right and center-left traditional parties challenged by nationalist neo-fascists. Political differences between Europe’s centrist parties are Continue Reading The post The Need for a New...

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Kleptocracy is Us

[unable to retrieve full-text content]US Cryptocurrency as an Offshore Banking Center 
The Wall Street Journal ran a revealing op-ed today (June 14, 2024) by Paul D. Ryan, “Crypto Could Stave off a U.S. Debt Crisis.”

Mr. Ryan, libertarian Republican House Speaker 2015-2019 and now at the right-wing American Enterprise Institute, writes that: “Stablecoins backed by dollars provide demand for U.S. Continue Reading The post Kleptocracy is Us first...

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Agricultural Imperialism in the EU

[unable to retrieve full-text content]A new monthly column for German newspaper Zeiss. Ever since World War II, U.S. trade strategists have based their international policy on control of two key commodities: oil and grain. Economically, they have been the mainstay of the U.S. balance of payments, the leading categories of export surplus (along with weapons), especially as the U.S. Continue Reading The post Agricultural Imperialism in the EU first appeared on Michael Hudson.

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The Black & White of Elite Imperialism with Jill Stein

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Fighting Russia & China to Last American: Destroying US From Within Dr. Jill Stein & Michael Hudson 
 NIMA ROSTAMI ALKHORSHID: Today we’re going to talk with Dr. Stein, 2024 presidential candidate in the United States and her policy advisor, Professor Michael Hudson. And we’re going to talk about Ukraine, Taiwan, Israel, and domestic policy Continue Reading The post The Black & White of Elite Imperialism with Jill Stein...

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Temples of Enterprise

[unable to retrieve full-text content]In this work he totally demolishes the myth that money developed from a need to simplify barter transactions. Instead, money developed as a complement to credit/debt relationships ... The post Temples of Enterprise first appeared on Michael Hudson.

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Owing the US a Living?

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Living within your means is considered a virtue in many cultures, with one notable exception – the United States, whose public debt grows by roughly a trillion dollars every 100 days and is projected to continue doing so for the next few decades. In the past, it helped to sustain the so-called American lifestyle, but Continue Reading The post Owing the US a Living? first appeared on Michael Hudson.

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Universities as Tentacles of the Police State

[unable to retrieve full-text content]“Have you no sense of decency?” The recent Congressional hearings leading to a bloodbath of university presidents brings back memories from my teen-age years in the 1950s when everyone’s eyes were glued to the TV broadcast of the McCarthy hearings. And the student revolts incited by vicious college presidents trying to stifle academic freedom when Continue Reading The post Universities as Tentacles of the Police State first appeared...

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