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Mar 28, 2018

Senate Republicans and Wall Street friendly Democrats recently voted in favor of rolling back banking industry regulations, including key parts of Dodd-Frank, under the guise of providing relief for struggling community banks. Professor Michael Hudson weighs in on the details of the bill and its potential economic impact.

The Hudson Report is a new weekly series with the legendary economist Michael Hudson. Every episode we cover an economic or political issue that is either being ignored—or hotly debated—that week in the press.
 
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Mar 17, 2018

Professor Michael Hudson discusses the ACLU's new report on the rise of modern-day debtors' prisons in America and compares this with the role of debt in antiquity.

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The Hudson Report is a Left Out weekly series with the legendary economist Michael Hudson. Every week, we look at an economic issue that is either being ignored—or hotly debated—in the press that week. 
 
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Mar 8, 2018
Stephanie Kelton is a leading American economist and a Professor of Public Policy and Economics at Stony Brook University. Kelton was Chief Economist on the U.S. Senate Budget Committee and Economic Advisor to the Bernie 2016 presidential campaign. She's most known for being a pioneer of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT). 
 
In this episode, Professor Kelton debunks budget deficit and government spending myths and explains how understanding how our monetary system works is crucial to making the political and economic case for important programs like universal health care, free public higher education, infrastructure investment, and more.
 
We also explore some current economic issues, including how we might be able to cancel all public and private student debt in the U.S., and lastly the role and challenges of women in economics.
 

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Mar 6, 2018
Professor Stephanie Kelton, former Chief Economist - U.S. Senate Budget Committee and Advisor to Bernie 2016, reflects back on her academic career in economics - a field with only 13% women economists.
 
The full episode on MMT and debunking budget deficit myths will air Thursday, March 8th.
 
Mar 3, 2018

Professor Stephanie Kelton, former Chief Economist to the US Senate Budget Committee and Economic Adviser to Bernie 2016, on how the US federal government can easily "pay" for federal programs like social security. 

***Full will air on Thursday March 8th***

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