Wall Street stocks plunged March 18 as the economic toll from the coronavirus mounts and economists warn of a deep recession. Michael Hudson, author of “… and forgive them their debts” and “Killing the Host,” is president of the Institute for the Study of Long-Term Economic Trends and is distinguished research professor of economics at … Continue reading A Debt Jubilee is the Way to Avoid a Depression
https://youtu.be/noqQgHTxNvE by Michael Hudson edited by O Society March 1, 2020 To hear the candidates debate, you would think their fight was over who could best beat Trump. Yet when Trump’s billionaire twin Mike Bloomberg throws a quarter-billion dollars into an ad campaign to bypass the candidates actually running for votes in Iowa, New Hampshire, and … Continue reading Something’s Got To Give: the Quandary Dividing the Democratic Party
(header image: Our Misguided Friendship With Saudi Terrorists) by Michael Hudson edited by O Society Jan 7, 2020 The mainstream media carefully sidestep the method behind America’s seeming madness in assassinating Islamic Revolutionary Guard general Qassim Suleimani to start the New Year. The logic behind the assassination is a long-standing application of U.S. global policy, not … Continue reading Why Is the United States Allies with ISIS, Al Quaeda, and Other Wahhabi Muslim Terrorists?
by Michael Hudson edited by O Society September 16, 2019 Thursday’s debate on Walt Disney’s ABC channel shaped up as yet another shameless charade. The pretense is we are to select who the Democratic presidential candidate will be. But most Americans, as the Irish say, vote with their backsides, belonging to the informal but dominant … Continue reading Break Up the Democratic Party?
Bonnie Faulkner interviews Michael Hudson edited by O Society July 8, 2019 “The purpose of a military conquest is to take control of foreign economies, to take control of their land and impose tribute. The genius of the World Bank was to recognize that it’s not necessary to occupy a country in order to impose … Continue reading De-Dollarizing the American Financial Empire: IMF and World Bank are Partners in Backwardness
John Siman interviews Michael Hudson Naked Capitalism edited O Society April 8, 2019 TABLE OF CONTENTS Part 1: The Collapse of Antiquity Part 2: Mixed Economies Today, Compared to Those of Antiquity Part 3: The Inherent Financial Instability in Western Civilization’s DNA Part 4: A New “Reality Economics” Curriculum is Needed Yves here. Classicist John … Continue reading The Delphic Oracle Was Their Davos
You can download and read the book A Brief History of Neoliberalism here as a PDF. Below is a series of videos by the books' author as a primer on the most important topic of our age, which practically no one has heard of nor understands: Neoliberalism https://youtu.be/D-YO5EROH-I ON CONTACT: A History of Neoliberalism, Part I … Continue reading A History of Neoliberalism: Chris Hedges, David Harvey, and Michael Hudson