Interviews

Weekly Talk Show – Renegade Economist

March 28, 2009
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This episode of the Renegade Economist can be view here.

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Guns and Butter – "The Way We Were and What We Are Becoming"

March 4, 2009
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Interviewed by Bonnie Faulkner for Guns and Butter on KPFA radio, March 4th, 2009 “The Way We Were and What We Are Becoming” with financial economist and historian, Dr. Michael Hudson. We begin with an analysis of the continuing bailout of insurance giant AIG and Monday’s stock market selloff; price and debt deflation; the...

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Six Minutes with the Renegade Economist

February 27, 2009
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Fred Harrison (Renegade Economist) interviews Michael Hudson You can also download a copy of this interview here.

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The Oracle with Max Keiser

February 27, 2009
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Dr Hudson interviewed on BBC World TV ‘s The Oracle with Max Keiser. Part one Part two Part three A copy of the complete interview can be downloaded here.

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Robert Kuttner and Michael Hudson on the Obama Administration’s $789 Billion Economic Stimulus Package and $2.5 Trillion Bank Recovery Plans

February 13, 2009
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Interview for DemocracyNow. Audio copy of interview. Transcript Both the House and Senate are set to vote today on the $789 billion economic stimulus package. The vote follows weeks of political wrangling that culminated in compromise legislation struck on Wednesday. The final size of the package is less than what both the House and...

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A Tax Program for U.S. Economic Recovery

February 1, 2009
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interview with ITulip. Janszen: How do we fix this mess? Hudson: Debt service is the major charge that is institutional rather than “real” and technologically necessary. Our tax system favors debt rather than equity financing. By encouraging debt it has prompted a tax shift onto the “real” economy’s labor and capital. The resulting interest...

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Guns and Butter: The Bailout’s New Financial Oligarchy

October 15, 2008
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Guns and Butter Interview on KPFA radio. For part one of this interview click here. “If you want to see the ideal of the World Bank and the IMF, look at the Russian, Latvian and Estonian economies. They have shrunk as if there were a war on. And in a sense it is a...

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Afshin Rattansi talks to Michael Hudson:Paulson & Bernanke

October 14, 2008
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Guns and Butter: The New Kleptocracy

October 8, 2008
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Guns and Butter Interviews on KPFA radio. You can read part two of this interview, The Bailouts New Financial Oligarchy, here. “Considering that there is an $800 billion giveaway, to be followed by another trillion and another trillion after that, this is the biggest giveaway since the land giveaway to the railroads in the...

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The New Kleptocracy

October 3, 2008
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Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson’s “Plan” passed by Congress on October 3rd, 2008 Listen Here

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