J is For Junk Economics


J is For Junk Economics : A Guide to Reality in an Age of Deception

By Michael Hudson

March 10, 2017 “Information Clearing House” –  ” Michael Hudson, author of the newly released J is for Junk Economics, says the media and academia use well-crafted euphemisms to conceal how the economy really works.


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TheRealNews on Feb 28, 2017

Trump’s infrastructure plan will privatize all the benefits for the financiers and make sure that the population at large gets zero benefit from it while paying the costs, says economist Michael Hudson.

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TheRealNews on Mar 2, 2017

Trump is planning to turn the U.S. economy into a Russian-style kleptocracy, says economist Michael Hudson.

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TheRealNews on Mar 2, 2017

Economist Michael Hudson takes on the mythology surrounding government budgets and explains how the term ‘stability’ has been used as a cover for financial fraud.

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TheRealNews on Mar 4, 2017

Economist Michael Hudson explains why social security does not need to be ‘pre-funded’ by its beneficiaries

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Michael Hudson 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 J is for Junk Economics (2017), Killing the Host (2015), The Bubble and Beyond (2012), Super Imperialism: The Economic Strategy of American Empire (1968 & 2003), Trade, Development and Foreign Debt: A History of Theories of Polarization v. Convergence in the World Economy (1992 & 2009) and of The Myth of Aid (1971), amongst many others.  He can be reached via his website, [email protected]