Speeches

Slideshow – Lifting the Lid on the GFC

November 26, 2009
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Slideshow – Lifting the Lid on the GFC

See Michael in action whilst in Australia

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Lifting the Lid on the GFC

November 26, 2009
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Steering the Economy into Debt Deflation – Melbourne Town Hall speech

November 26, 2009
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Global Policy Trends in a Financialised Economy

November 25, 2009
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Global Policy Trends in a Financialised Economy – Federal Parliament’s Vital issues seminar. This speech can be heard here.

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The Earth v the Neo-Liberal Paradigm – Prosper Australia speech

November 25, 2009
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Forever Blowing Bubbles

November 5, 2009
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The presentation from Professor Michael Hudson’s Sydney talk ‘Forever Blowing Bubbles’. The screen size is small to reduce the file size.

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Real Estate: Growth, Crash, or Soft Landing?

December 16, 2006
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Speech at Wariton Valley Community College. Listen here

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Privatizing Social Security to Inflate Stock Market Prices

November 12, 2002
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Contents Introduction Why it was regressive to fund Social Security as an autonomous system Financial engineering vs. industrial profits and employment Social Security, forced saving and Labor Capitalism What if the stock market does boom? Will that save Social Security? Introduction This would not seem to be an auspicious time to mount a campaign...

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Capital, capital everywhere – How to invest it wisely?

August 30, 2000
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With oil revenues soaring, the time has come for Norway to consider how best to apply them to strengthen its economic infrastructure and policy framework to promote the nation’s longer-term development. As matters now stand, the oil wealth is causing problems by making the krone a petrocurrency pricing Norwegian labor and industry out of...

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Oil in Norway’s Balance of Payments and the prospective impact of privatization on the krone

August 17, 2000
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Speech to the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association, August 17, 2000 by Dr. Michael Hudson, ISLET © The debate over whether to privatize Norway’s oil, telephone system and other national assets has focused on considerations of whether private management would be more efficient than government management. The discussion to date has turned more on political ideology...

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