Rentier Roundtable

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Renegade Economists Show 426 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the free weekly podcast. Rentiers Roundtable by Renegade Economists on Mixcloud Show Notes Host Karl Fitzgerald is joined by Catherine Cashmore, Bryan Kavanagh, Karl Williams and Jesse Hermans to discuss the state of economics in early 2016. Is the end nigh? What policy levers … Read More

Financing Our Own Oppression

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Renegade Economists Show 423 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the free weekly podcast. Financing Our Own Oppression by Renegade Economists on Mixcloud Show Notes Financing Our Own Oppression: Prof Michael Hudson in another blistering critique on the systemic flaws enabling US imperialism. The New Currency Cold War between the Washington Consensus and Oceania … Read More

Do Revolutions Work?

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David Smiley David Smiley is the author of Crumbling Foundations and Third World Intervention – A New Analysis Revolutions usually start with the violent toppling of some hated figurehead, for example the French Louis XV, the Russian Tsar or some recent Middle Eastern despot. Revolutions usually finish in confusion. This is because, after the smoke and confusion of battle, a … Read More

Prof Michael Hudson on Grand Theft Monopoly

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photo credit: Search Engine People Blog Renegade Economist Podcast 96 As broadcast on the mighty www.3cr.org.au – Wednesday July 1st. Subscribe to the podcast Show Notes: Grand Theft Monopoly – Professor Michael Hudson excels in describing globalisation from a financial snipers perspective, analysing how real estate (land) is used in the game of currency siphoning out of Latvia, Eastern Europe … Read More

Australia’s Tax Carrot has advantages

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Ross Gittins comments in Our Tax system should be different that the Swan Tax and Transfer review compares Australia’s tax take with OECD averages in an insecure light. Our company tax level is the eighth highest in the OECD and property taxes are 9% rather than the 6% average. Lobbying forces are lining up to pressure for lower company, property … Read More