What Recovery?

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photo credit: Mikey G Ottawa Isabelle Oderberg An interview with Michael Hudson via Business Spectator On the eve of an Australian speaking tour, highly-regarded US economist Dr Michael Hudson, talks to Isabelle Oderberg about the economic recovery that isn’t, and tells her: * The world is in the midst of a serious depression that’s continuing […]

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Harrison – Uncompetitive Economies

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Fred Harrison lecture – pertinent as always.

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Paul Keating – the financialisation of capitalism

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Paul Keating’s interview on the 7.30 Report this week must be promoted and discussed. This is the sort of leadership compromise Kev should be showing. The financialisation of capitalism is exactly what Professor Michael Hudson will be discussing in his upcoming tour. What do you think of Keating’s discourse on the power of banks, the […]

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Lifting the Lid on the GFC

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photo credit: MarcelGermain Wednesday October 14th, 6.30 – 8.30pm Melbourne Town Hall, Swanston Hall Greenshoots? Really? Get the inside story from three people who called it! Download the flyer Keynote speaker, Professor Michael Hudson is a renowned economic historian and former Wall Street balance of payments expert currently advising European governments on the global financial […]

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Economists Who Dominated the GFC Predictions

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photo credit: Stuck in Customs On the first anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, this piece sums up the cause to the GFC, as predicted by 5 economists who subscribe to the line of economic thinking we promote: land rent theory. Dirk Bezener, the academic who collated the 12 economists who predicted the GFC, […]

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Hudson: Latvian Land Maps needed

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Make a stand

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photo credit: eqqman Letter to the Editor Andrew Gunter Hawthorn East THE Housing Industry Association’s Gil King says that “any policies that aim to speed up development applications and increase Victoria’s housing stock are welcomed” (The Age, 10/9). So does the HIA support the replacement of stamp duty and payroll tax with land tax collecting […]

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Professor Michael Hudson Touring October

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Leading financial economist and historian Professor Michael Hudson will be touring Australia October 12 – 27. Download the tour flyer See the Hudson Tour Multimedia Highlights Professor Hudson was one of twelve economists recognised for predicting the GFC. He is a government advisor to many nations, and is fast gaining a reputation in policy circles […]

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Renters: Stop Walking on Egg Shells

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The paranoia many renters face trying to find a place to genuinely call home is undermined by the juggernaut of rising property prices. Why do rents outpace wages? Is the market about to turn? It is time prospective first home owners looked beyond mainstream media to arm themselves with information crucial to the biggest decision […]

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