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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Landlords and bankers back in charge of the economy again

October 14, 2009
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This commentary from the Daily Reckoning can be read here

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What recovery?

September 9, 2009
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This interview from the Business Spectator can be read here.

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Why Iceland and Latvia Won’t (and Can’t) Pay the EU for the Kleptocrats’ Ripoffs

August 17, 2009
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Financial Times (shorter version) Global Research Can Iceland and Latvia pay the foreign debts run up by a fairly narrow layer of their population? The European Union and International Monetary Fund have told them to replace private debts with public obligations, and to pay by raising taxes, slashing public spending and obliging citizens to...

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Iceland’s debt repayment limits will spread

August 16, 2009
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Financial Times an Iceland and Latvia pay the foreign debts run up by a fairly narrow layer of their population? The European Union and International Monetary Fund have told them to replace private debts with public obligations, and to pay by raising taxes, slashing public spending and obliging citizens to deplete their savings. Resentment...

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Michael Hudson on US Economic Woes

July 24, 2009
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Ross Ashcroft goes to NY for Michael’s views on the state of the US Economy

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Grand Theft Monopoly

July 1, 2009
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Renegade Economist Podcast 96 “As broadcast on the mighty www.3cr.org.au – Professor Michael Hudson excels in describing globalisation from a financial snipers perspective, analysing how real estate (land) is used in the game of currency siphoning out of Latvia, Eastern Europe and Russia. What does neo-liberalism deliver? Who is behind the controls? Also gold,...

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Debt Deflation Arrives: What the Jump in the U.S. Savings Rate Means

June 30, 2009
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Counterpunch Happy-face media reporting of economic news is providing the usual upbeat spin on Friday’s debt-deflation statistics. The Commerce Department’s National Income and Product Accounts (NIPA) for May show that U.S. “savings” are now absorbing 6.9 percent of income. I put the word “savings” in quotation marks because this 6.9% is not what most...

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How the Financial Reform Plan Protects the Status Quo: Obama's (Latest) Surrender to Wall Street

June 22, 2009
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Counterpunch In reaching across the aisle for Republican support – and no doubt future campaign contributions from the financial sector Pres. Obama is morphing into Joe Lieberman. There also is a touch of Boris Yeltsin in his sponsorship of a financial “reform” ominously similar to what advisor Larry Summers backed in Russia – relinquishing...

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Is this the end financially of the American empire?

June 17, 2009
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Washington cannot call all the shots

June 14, 2009
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Financial Times Challenging America will be the focus of meetings in Yekaterinburg, Russia, on Monday and Tuesday for Chinese President Hu Jintao, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and other leaders of the six-nation Shanghai Co-operation Organisation. The alliance comprises Russia, China, Kazakhstan, Tajiki stan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, with observer status for Iran, India, Pakistan and...

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De-Dollarization: Dismantling America’s Financial-Military Empire

June 13, 2009
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The Yekaterinburg Turning Point Global Research The city of Yakaterinburg, Russia’s largest east of the Urals, may become known not only as the death place of the tsars but of American hegemony too – and not only where US U-2 pilot Gary Powers was shot down in 1960, but where the US-centered international financial...

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Renegade Economist The Michael Hudson Series – Part 5 Public Enterprise

June 3, 2009
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The 5th part in our series – Michael Hudson discusses Public Enterprise can be viewed here.

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On the Edge with Max Keiser

May 29, 2009
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Max Keiser (BBC): Bonds going belly up? Sovereign Debt Crisis (government bonds). Introduction: Part I (Stacy Herbert leads in) Part II (Michael starts at 2:20 min into the video) Part III (Michael Hudson’s conclusion)

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Iceland Under Attack (part 1)

May 21, 2009
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A copy of this file can be downloaded here.

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Gordon Brown spills the beans on the IMF: Make Iceland pay for Incompetent British Bank Deregulation

May 11, 2009
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Counterpunch Last month the G-20 authorized the International Monetary Fund to increase its loan resources to $1 trillion. It’s not hard to see why. Weakening currencies in the post-Soviet states threaten to raise default rates on foreign-currency mortgages as collapse of the Baltic real estate bubble drags down Swedish banks, while the Hungarian property...

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Iceland Under Attack (Part 2)

May 5, 2009
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You can download a copy of this file from here.

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Renegade Economist The Michael Hudson Series – Part 4 Economic Rent

April 27, 2009
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The Michael Hudson Series – Part 4 Economic Rent can be viewed here.

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Renegade Economist The Michael Hudson Series – Part 3 Income Tax

April 17, 2009
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The Michael Hudson Series – Part 3 Income Tax can be viewed here.

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U.S. Military Spending and the up-coming G-20 Meeting

March 29, 2009
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Political Economy Research I am travelling in Europe for three weeks to discuss the global financial crisis with government officials, politicians and labor leaders. What is most remarkable is how differently the financial problem is perceived over here. Its like being in another economic universe, not just another continent. The U.S. media are silent...

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