USi is delighted that we will be joined by Michael Hudson on Friday 24 August at 4PM (UK time) and 11AM (EST). Michael is President of The Institute for the Study of Long-Term Economic Trends (ISLET), a Wall Street Financial Analyst, Distinguish …

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USi is delighted that we will be joined by Michael Hudson on Friday 24 August at 4PM (UK time) and 11AM (EST).

Michael is President of The Institute for the Study of Long-Term Economic Trends (ISLET), a Wall Street Financial Analyst, Distinguished Research Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri, Kansas City and author of Super-Imperialism: The Economic Strategy of American Empire (1968 & 2003), Trade, Development and Foreign Debt (1992 & 2009) and of The Myth of Aid (1971).

We will be talking to Michael about:

  • financialization
  • casino capitalism
  • asset bubbles
  • debt jubilees
  • scenarios for economic recovery.

 

We will also touch on his latest book the ‘Bubble and Beyond‘ which assesses the role of financialization and casino capitalism. Michael’s blog can be located here.

Joining instructions:

On the right side of the home page there is a box called Web Conference, with a drop down list of meeting rooms. Select the meeting called “Michael Hudson”.

Type in your name, and password 123.

Click ‘Join’, and you will be redirected to the web conference.

A window will pop up asking permission to use your web cam and microphone, as well as the opportunity to choose devices and edit preferences. Allow, and click ‘join audio’. If possible, use a head set, as computer speakers can cause feedback.

Your web cam won’t come on automatically. There is a camera icon in the top left hand corner of the screen. If you click that a video window will open with a ‘play’ button at the bottom. If you click that your video will go live.

If you don’t have a web cam and mic, you can still participate by typing questions into the chat box.

You can ask questions by typing them in the chat area to the right of the screen, or by clicking the hand icon.

Please join us – we look forward to speaking to you.


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