Interviews

US Seizes Control of AIG with $85 Billion Bailout

September 17, 2008
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A democracynow interview with Nomi Prins and Michael Hudson. Audio of democracyNow interview. A copy of the video can also be downloaded from here. The US government has seized control of insurance giant American International Group in an unprecedented $85 billion bailout. The Federal Reserve made the deal on Tuesday to save AIG from...

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Bailout for McCain

September 17, 2008
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An interview by Karl Fitzgerald, Renegade Economists podcasts. Bailout for McCain

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The Worsening U.S. Debt Crisis

September 9, 2008
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An interview with Economist Michael Hudson, by Mike Whitney Global Research. Mike Whitney: On Friday afternoon the government announced plans to place the two mortgage giants, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, under “conservatorship.” Shareholders will be virtually wiped out (their stock already had plunged by over 90 per cent) but the US Treasury will...

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A Black Agenda Report: The Fictitious Economy, Part 2

July 30, 2008
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Transcript of a A Guns And Butter Interview by Bonnie Faulkner originally broadcast on KPFA radio. In the second half of an hour long interview with economist Dr. Michael Hudson broadcast on Guns And Butter June 25, 2008, Dr. Hudson explains some of the factors in the price of oil that are seldom discussed...

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Getting to the Heart of America's Economic Crisis

July 1, 2008
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A Counterpunch interview by Mike Whitney Mike Whitney: Before John Kennedy took office, anyone making an income of over $200,000 was taxed at a rate of 93 per cent. Corporations also paid a much higher percentage of the total tax burden than they do today. The higher tax rates on the wealthy never hurt...

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A Black Agenda Report, The Fictitious Economy, Part 1

June 25, 2008
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A Black Agenda Report Transcript of a Guns And Butter Radio Interview by Bonnie Faulkner originally broadcast on KPFA radio. There is a rising sense of alarm in the United States, as tangible effects of the economic crisis of empire are unmistakably apparent at every hand. Ordinary people are burdened by debt as never...

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The Game is over: There Won't be a Rebound

June 20, 2008
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An Interview by Mike Whitney with Michael Hudson on the Economy – Counterpunch 1–Fed chairman Bernanke has been on a spree lately, delivering three speeches in the last two weeks. Every chance he gets, he talks tough about the strong dollar and “holding the line” against inflation. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson even said that...

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FIRE Economy in Crisis

April 7, 2008
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This is an iTulip A link to the iTulip forum can be found here. PDF Part I PDF Part II

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Debtor Nation: The Hijacking of Americas Economy

January 16, 2008
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Debtor Nation: The Hijacking of Americas Economy (pdf), in Acres , January 2008, Vol. 38, No.1

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Credit, Debt, Cancellation of Debt – Since Antiquity

January 8, 2008
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Radio interview, Lapham’s The World in Time on Bloomberg. Listen here.

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