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Polarization, Then a Crash: Michael Hudson on the Rentier Economy

Polarization, Then a Crash: Michael Hudson on the Rentier Economy

Allied with landlords and monopolists, the finance sector is extracting economic rents from the economy that’s impoverishing US government, industry and labor says Michael Hudson discussing the chokehold of pro-finance, pro-rentier capitalism reaching into the present COVID-19 crisis.

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Peoples’ Lives vs. Profits of Pharmaceutical Monopolies – GPE Newsdocs

Peoples’ Lives vs. Profits of Pharmaceutical Monopolies – GPE Newsdocs

The governments of India and South-Africa backed by about 100 countries and counting are calling for a waiver on patents over COVID-19 related medicines and equipment. Headquarter countries of Big Pharma are opposing it. The debate is going on at the WTO and will be decided soon.

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How Trump and Pompeo’s Efforts to Equate BDS with Anti-Semitism Backfires

How Trump and Pompeo’s Efforts to Equate BDS with Anti-Semitism Backfires

Israel analyst Shir Hever speaks to guest host Greg Wilpert about the different ways in which US Secretary of State Pompeo’s latest effort to demonize the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel actually exposes the far right’s internal contradictions and could help BDS in the long run.

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‘4°C of Global Warming is Optimal’ – Even Nobel Prize Winners are Getting Things Catastrophically Wrong
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‘4°C of Global Warming is Optimal’ – Even Nobel Prize Winners are Getting Things Catastrophically Wrong

Just as energy companies have been accused of paralyzing the political response to climate change, the trivializing of the dangers of climate breakdown by mainstream economists have paralyzed bold and timely action on climate breakdown for almost 50 years.

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