Category: Economics

Chatter #258- The Butcher Of Wall Street -MOASS Is Coming: Gamestop, Taiwan & Executive Order #13959

Marcel Kalinovic AKA The Butcher Of Wall Street was my guest on today’s show. In this show Marcel and I discussed the possibility of Taiwan being invaded by China, Executive Order #13959 and why it might trigger some mad price action around meme stocks, the GameStop saga, how he came to the GameStop…

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Chatter #253 – Professor Gary Gerstle: The Rise and Fall of The Neoliberal Order

Professor Gary Gerstle is the author of the brand new book, The Rise and Fall  of the Neoliberal Order. Gary Gerstle FBA (born 1954) is an American historian and academic. He is the Paul Mellon Professor of American History at the University of Cambridge, and a Fellow of Sidney Sussex College. In this…

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Chatter #249 – Raffaello Pantucci – Sinostan: How China Are Gaining Control Of Central Asia

Raffaello Pantucci is the co-author of the book Sinostan, alongside Alexandros Petersen. China’s rise is changing the world. Much attention has been given to how China’s geo-economic vision is playing out in the global economy, or how its technology is reshaping the planet, yet it is over its western borders, in Central Asia,…

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Chatter #244 – Christopher Leonard – ”Fed-Pilled” – The Lords of Easy Money And The Federal Reserve

Christopher Leonard is the author of the new book The Lords of Easy Money: How the Federal Reserve Broke the American Economy. If you asked most people what forces led to today’s unprecedented income inequality and financial crashes, no one would say the Federal Reserve. For most of its history, the Fed has…

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Chatter #239 – Kojo Koram on How Britain’s Empire Became A Global Corporate/Financial Empire

There has been a lot of discussion over the past few years about Empire and it’s impact upon the present day, especially with the toppling of the Colston statue and the BLM protests in 2020. However, what is not as often discussed is the financial and corporate legacy left by the British and…

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Chatter #235 – Mark E. Thomas on Corruption, Oligarchy, and the NHS Health And Social Care Bill

I think I mention the work of Mark E. Thomas on this show almost as much as I reference Naomi Klein and The Shock Doctrine, so it was a pleasure to have Mark back on the show. In this episode we talked through the privatisation of the NHS, the implications of the Health…

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