From Cold War to Class War

Interview with financial economist and historian, Dr. Michael Hudson (CV). Liquidity crisis in the banking system; wiping out of credit; demise of the dollar; stock volatility; hedge funds; sub- prime lending, real estate tax versus labor tax, etc.

Dr. Hudson has been appointed Chief Economic Advisor for the Kucinich for President campaign, and is writing a new tax policy for the United States. He is President of The Institute for the Study of Long-Term Economic Trends, a Wall Street Financial Analyst, Distinguished Research Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri, Kansas City and author of Super-Imperialism: The Economic Strategy of American Empire (PDF). Visit his website.

Recent :


Eric Janszen interviews Dr. Michael Hudson on the FIRE economy, the dollar, asset inflation and deflation, and the economic growth ratchet. Part I Part II (Flash format)

in Guns and Butter, KPFA - Wednesday, March 14th, 2007
We discuss the US balance of payments trade deficit which creates US credit to finance the US national debt and war abroad; Russian economic shock therapy as the final stage of the cold war; the real estate bubble; permanent war and the inevitable collapse of the current US dominated global economic system."

Beneath The Surface with Suzi Weissman - April 24th 2006


Dr. Michael Hudson speaks on the current real estate market - 2006 December