Renegade Economists Podcast 60

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photo credit: daviddesign Join our growing list of Renegades by signing up to the podcast Show Notes Recorded on Wed 29th October There’s only so much news 1 can watch, the murders, the deceit, the pillaging, the profits…before 1 is compelled to ask why? Have a laugh Lex Wotton – International Day Of Action November 7th Stand in Solidarity an … Read More

The Recession We Could Have Avoided

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Presented by Dr Gavin Putland Thursday November 6th, 6.45pm As the panic sets in and discussions about a new financial framework at the Bretton Woods 2 meeting grow, Dr Putland will measure up the trends that continue to lead us into asset bubbles. What can be done to avoid them? What should the G20 countries be focusing on? What can … Read More

Credit Focus Masks Deeper Issue

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photo credit: TheeErin Some A$2 trillion has been pumped into banks globally. Last night saw a record amount of commercial paper sold in the US, with the Fed buying some US$60 billion in debt. A record day in the US sharemarket followed. How many more days like that will last until the Fed’s kitty needs to be replenished? The Republican … Read More

Economic Funnies

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Our crazed times demand the occasional laugh, even a good news story. www.brokershandsontheirfacesblog – every day a new photo appears! And in preparation for tomorrow… hinting at how the economy relies on the environment: Marking the 79th anniversary of the stock market crash that caused the Great Depression, artist collaborators Ligorano/Reese will stage a literal meltdown of the economy on … Read More

Renegade Economists Podcast 59

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photo credit: purpleye photography Join our growing list of renegades by downloading the podcast. Show Notes R59 Recorded Wed Oct 22nd The End of Industrial Capitalism – Professor Michael Hudson slates the US political hierarchy and the bankers bailout. Alice and Karl bounce off this with evidence from WA & China and how lower property taxes will deepen the ditch … Read More