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Michael Hudson
Michael Hudson
Prof. Hudson is Chief Economic Advisor to the Reform Task Force Latvia (RTFL). Michael Hudson is President of The Institute for the Study of Long-Term Economic Trends (ISLET), a Wall Street Financial Analyst, Distinguished Research Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri, Kansas City and author of Killing the Host (2015) Super-Imperialism: The Economic Strategy of American Empire (1968 & 2003), Trade, Development and Foreign Debt (1992 & 2009) and of The Myth of Aid (1971). For more of his writing check out his website:

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Break Up Democratic Party: It’s Time For Clintons And Rubin To Go, And Soros Too – Analysis

16 Nov 2016 in 1 , Analysis

In the week leading up to last Tuesday’s election the press was busy writing obituaries for the Republican Party. This continued even after Donald Trump’s “surprising” victory – which, like the 2008 bank-fraud crash, “nobody…

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The Poisoned Chalice: From Eurozone To Dead Zone – Analysis

04 Oct 2016 in 1 , Analysis , Business

James Galbraith’s articles and interviews collected in his book Welcome to the Poisoned Chalice trace his growing exasperation at the “troika” – the European Central Bank (ECB), IMF and EU bureaucracy – which refused to…


Celebrating The One Percent: Is Inequality Really Good For The Economy? – OpEd

20 Sep 2016 in 1 , Opinion

To paraphrase Mark Twain, everyone complains about inequality, but nobody does anything about it. What they do is to use “inequality” as a takeoff point to project their own views on how to make society…

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Will Russia Reject Neoliberalism? – OpEd

12 Aug 2016 in 1 , Opinion

By Paul Craig Roberts and Michael Hudson According to various reports, the Russian government is reconsidering the neoliberal policy that has served Russia so badly since the collapse of the Soviet Union.  If Russia had…

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Obama Said Hillary Will Continue His Legacy And Indeed She Will – OpEd

01 Aug 2016 in 1 , Opinion

Leading up to Monday’s Democratic Party convention, Hillary chose Blue Dog Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia as her VP. This was followed by the Wikileaks release of Democratic National Committee (DNC) e-mail files showing it…