High Finance & Investment Colonialism

"Imperialism: How the struggle of both classes and nations creates our world" Geopolitical Hour 16, August 29, 2023. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vKVjpKCFd28 RADHIKA DESAI: Hello and welcome to the 16th Geopolitical Economy Hour, the fortnightly show in which we discuss the political and geopolitical economy of our times. I'm Radhika Desai. MICHAEL HUDSON: And I'm Michael Hudson. RADHIKA DESAI: And we are recording this show on the last day of what may well be remembered as a historic BRICS summit, defying no end of gleeful predictions in the Western press about the BRICS' irrelevance, disunity, mendaciousness, authoritarianism, and whatnot. The five major countries that today constitute the BRICS, despite their relative poverty, constitute a larger proportion of the world economy, measured by PPPs, that is to say purchasing power parity. And they have been able to come together and ...

BRICS Keep Building

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BRICS+ is here. Danny Haiphong interviews Michael Hudson and Pepe Escobar, August 25, 2023. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g32m8XaSnEE&ab_channel=DannyHaiphong DANNY HAIPHONG: As you can see, it's your host, Danny Haiphong, and I'm joined by two very special guests, friends of each other and friends of this show. We have the renowned economist Michael Hudson, author of The Collapse of Antiquity, his recent book. Welcome, Michael. Thanks for joining again. And we have Pepe Escobar, geopolitical analyst and journalist joining us from Moscow. Welcome, Pepe. How are you both doing today? PEPE ESCOBAR: Enormous pleasure. Great to be with you both and with our audience, of course. DANNY HAIPHONG: Great, great. You know what to do as you are coming on. Make sure you're liking the stream. If you're new here, subscribe to the channel. Hit that notifications bell and do ...

Creating an Independent World

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https://www.youtube.com/live/i6vZaTe-WGU?feature=share   Michael Hudson: Debt, Sponsors of the Wars, Future of USD and BRICS AK: Hello everyone.  Welcome back to my channel. I see we are live already, perfectly on time, with a Swiss Precision today, because I have fantastic guest - Mr. Michael Hudson, who has been recommended to me by the one and only Andre Marciano who said, Ania, you have to talk to Mr. Hudson, so here he is.  I'm very grateful to welcome Mr. Hudson, who is a professor of Economics at the University of Missouri Kansas City, political consultant, commentator and journalist.  He's also a Wall Street Financial analyst, and the president of the Institute for the Study of Long-Term Economics, as well as a prolific author of, I don't know exactly of how many books, but at least 11; I believe is correct yes? So welcome ...

The Destiny of China

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Here I present The Destiny of Civilization to a Chinese audience via the Global University of Sustainability. It's in 4 Parts, originally presented in 2022. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAC4gGRAJ3Q https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3hzYUE_VV-Y https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBgUIUgGZsg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCMaxnmxaxw   Image by 畅 苏 from Pixabay

Eleven Objectives of Neoliberalism

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A series of lectures will be coming out of my relationship with Hong Kong's Global University of Sustainability. These have been tiered to a Chinese audience, revealing another layer to my work. Thanks for all your support via Patreon.    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yKTEyXYJfbM   Image by Владимир Харитонов from Pixabay

Towards a Demilitarized Global Currency

War hawks' drive to expand NATO into Asia may destroy Western military alliance  Geopolitical Hour, August 4, 2023 RADHIKA DESAI: Hello everyone and welcome to the Geopolitical Economy Hour, a program that discusses the political and geopolitical economy of our time. I'm Radhika Desai.  MICHAEL HUDSON: And I'm Michael Hudson. RADHIKA DESAI: And today we have once again Pepe Escobar, roving reporter extraordinaire. Welcome, Pepe.  PEPE ESCOBAR: Thank you. It's an enormous pleasure to be with you guys again.  RADHIKA DESAI: And today we are going to continue the discussion we started in the last Geopolitical Economy Hour, entitled NATO Out of Bounds, War Against Russia, War Against China. Last time we discussed where the Vilnius Summit had left NATO and the divisions within the alliance that the summit had exposed, how the proxy war on ...