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An interview with Michael Hudson

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The full transcript of our interview with economics professor and author, Michael Hudson where we discuss the phenomenon of debt deflation and how the economic curriculum should change in education.

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Meet the Renegades: Michael Hudson

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How could an economy that created so much debt also save the banks rather than the economy itself after 2008? In this episode of Meet the Renegades, economics professor and author, Michael Hudson discusses the phenomenon of debt deflation and how the economic curriculum should change in education.

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Unpacking Rent-Seeking

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We ask John Kay what the term ‘rent-seeking’ really means.

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Meet the Renegades: Joris Luyendijk on Approaching Bankers

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In this clip from our Meet the Renegades series, Joris Luyendijk discusses his unique perspective on how to approach bankers and why we should blame the 2007 and 2008 financial crisis on incompetence, not greed.

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Meet the Renegades Clip: Mitch Feierstein on the US elections

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In this clip from our Meet the Renegade series, writer and Hedge Fund manager, Mitch Feierstein shares his views on the upcoming US presidential elections.

The Inflation Conundrum

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As an economic term, “inflation” is shorthand for “inflation of the money supply”.

But for the general public it is usually felt as “rising prices” – which is not surprising since one of the common effects of an increase in the money supply is higher prices.

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The Importance of Interest Rates

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Central bankers continue to “stimulate” growth by applying the twin practices of quantitative easing (QE) and lowering interest rates. It’s clear that these policies simply don’t work – but the real surprise is that they continue to persist with them, and do not give up.

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Fat Cat Pay and Fiat Currency

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The cause of vastly inflated executive remuneration is the same as that which lies behind every other “bubble”…