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Guns and Butter 1pm PST - Webster Tarpley - The U.S. Banking System: Too Big To Bail Out

Guns & Butter

Wednesday, August 29, 2007, 1:00pm PST, KPFA 94.1FM Berkeley, CA

The U.S. Banking System: Too Big To Bail Out

Interview with economic historian and author, Webster Tarpley, on the global financial crisis. We discuss his new 17-page article, Helicopter Ben Unleashes Hyper-Inflation, including the bailout of Wall Street, inflation, demise of the dollar, derivatives, hedge funds, the plunge protection team, commodities as the next "bubble," and what we should do. Tarpley is author of Surviving the Cataclysm, A Study of the World Financial Crisis (Your Guide Through the Greatest Financial Crisis in Human History). He is also author of 9/11 Synthetic Terror, Made in the U.S.A.; Against Oligarchy; and co-author of George Bush: The Unauthorized Biography. Email him at tarpley@tarplet.net. Visit his website at www.tarpley.net.

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Guns and Butter 1pm PST Today - From Cold War to Class War

Guns & Butter
Wednesday, August 15, 2007, 1:00pm

From Cold War to Class War

Interview with financial economist and historian, Dr. Michael Hudson. Liquidity crisis in the banking system; wiping out of credit; demise of the dollar; stock volatility; hedge funds; sub-prime lending, real estate tax versus labor tax, etc. Dr. Hudson has been appointed Chief Economic Advisor for the Kucinich for President campaign, and is writing a new tax policy for the United States. He is President of The Institute for the Study of Long-Term Economic Trends, 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". Visit his website at www.michael-hudson.com.

KPFA 94.1 FM Berkeley 1pm PST, and streaming and archived at www.kpfa.org