Guns and Butter

Guns and Butter – April 15, 2009

"The Financial Barbarians at the Gate" with financial economist and historian, Dr. Michael Hudson.  Europe; worsening financial situation and indebtedness; the history of banking and the criminalization of the banking system; tax policy; real estate asset inflation; US imperialism via the monetary system; neoliberal/neofeudal economics; classical political economy; finance capital breaking away from industrial capital; the financial crisis leading to a political crisis; similarities with the Roman Republic; what measures labor should take.

 

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