This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced on June 8, 2014. Mr. Johnson, who, while working with George Soros, “broke the Bank of England,” talks about growing up in the turmoil of racial tension and the mass movement against the Vietnam War.
Trade unions have the potential to play a pivotal role in developing a more significant mass movement – but will they? Clare Hammonds and Cedric Johnson join Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast
Finance is being propped up with public money while states and cities face disaster. BIll Black joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast
Richard Kozul-Wright explains why these challenges need to be addressed at once in a transformative agenda. The COVID-19 crisis shows that funding can be made available; the problem is the lack of political will to confront the Wall Street consensus.
The Federal Reserve’s finger in the dike won’t contain the economic storm; we need to think through the steps of achieving democratic central planning and public ownership. Leo Panitch on theAnalysis.news podcast with Paul Jay.
Democrats and Republicans fostered an environment with little accountability for finance and big corporations, says Tom Ferguson on theAnalysis.news podcast with Paul Jay
Bill Black traces the history of modern American financial fraud starting in this episode with the S&L Banking scandal. Bankers continue to loot their banks, customers, and society to this day. Part 1/9, on theAnalysis.news with Paul Jay.
There are major divisions in the E.U. about how to handle the pandemic and economic crisis, the domination of Germany and France, and relations with China and the U.S. Mark Blyth on theAnalysis.news with Paul Jay.
Political economist Mark Blyth explains why inflation in the U.S., Canada, and the E.U. is highly unlikely. There is a great deal of room for more government spending and higher wages before much inflation is possible. Mark joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news
This interview was originally published on May 25, 2014. Mr. Lapavitsas says that capitalists have learned how to make huge profits without producing anything useful.
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