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    Michael Hudson

  • Agricultural Imperialism in the EU
    A new monthly column for German newspaper Zeiss. Ever since World War II, U.S. trade strategists have based their international policy on control of two key commodities: oil and grain. Economically, they have been the mainstay of the U.S. balance of payments, the leading categories of export surplus (along with... Read more »
  • The Black & White of Elite Imperialism with Jill Stein
    Fighting Russia & China to Last American: Destroying US From Within Dr. Jill Stein & Michael Hudson 
 NIMA ROSTAMI ALKHORSHID: Today we’re going to talk with Dr. Stein, 2024 presidential candidate in the United States and her policy advisor, Professor Michael Hudson. And we’re going to talk about Ukraine,... Read more »
  • Temples of Enterprise
    In this work he totally demolishes the myth that money developed from a need to simplify barter transactions. Instead, money developed as a complement to credit/debt relationships ... The post Temples of Enterprise first appeared on Michael Hudson.... Read more »
  • Owing the US a Living?
    Living within your means is considered a virtue in many cultures, with one notable exception – the United States, whose public debt grows by roughly a trillion dollars every 100 days and is projected to continue doing so for the next few decades. In the past, it helped to sustain... Read more »
  • VideoUniversities as Tentacles of the Police State
    “Have you no sense of decency?” The recent Congressional hearings leading to a bloodbath of university presidents brings back memories from my teen-age years in the 1950s when everyone’s eyes were glued to the TV broadcast of the McCarthy hearings. And the student revolts incited by vicious college presidents trying... Read more »
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    Mother Jones

  • Brace Yourself for an “Extraordinary” Hurricane Season
    This story was originally published by Inside Climate News and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Get ready for an active hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting the greatest number of named storms this hurricane season since the forecasts began in 1998.  NOAA expects above-normal hurricane activity... Read more »
  • VideoA New Documentary Goes Behind the Scenes of Christian Nationalism
    The new documentary Bad Faith, directed by Stephen Ujlaki and Christopher Jacob Jones, begins with footage familiar to many Americans: an army of insurrectionists adorned in stars, stripes, and military gear storming the Capitol to stop the certification of the 2020 election results. It was a watershed moment that left... Read more »
  • Israel’s Rafah Assault Continues With New Airstrikes on Tent Camps for Displaced Palestinians
    Amid global outrage over Israel’s devastating attack on a tent camp in Rafah that killed at least 45 displaced Palestinians, Israeli airstrikes on Tuesday reportedly hit another displacement camp killing at least 21 people. Reuters reported that the Tuesday attack occurred in an evacuation area in Al-Mawasi, west of Rafah,... Read more »
  • Searching for Bill Walton
    On Monday, Bill Walton, one of the greatest basketball players of his generation and a hippie prone to looping flights of verbal fancy, passed away at age 71 from cancer. A Grateful Dead fan who was arrested protesting the Vietnam War, Walton graced the cover of the September/October 1978 issue... Read more »
  • The Border Patrol Is an Engine of Crisis—and Has Been Since the Beginning
    The National Border Patrol Museum, which sits inside a squat building on a decommissioned bombing range on the edge of El Paso’s Franklin Mountains, has a musty and scattershot feel, as if one of America’s most troubled law enforcement agencies has just emptied its pockets at the end of a... Read more »
Norman Finkelstein

 

John Kiriakou

 

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