Michael Hudson

Select articles by the President of The Institute for the Study of Long-Term Economic Trends (ISLET), 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). Prof. Michael Hudson acts as an economic advisor to governments worldwide including Iceland, Latvia and China on finance and tax law. Truman Factor features Prof. Hudson’s articles in English and in Spanish.

Ukraine denouement

Ukraine denouement

Will future American historians talk of who lost Europe rather than who lost Russia?…

Piketty’s Wealth Gap Wake Up

Piketty’s Wealth Gap Wake Up

Karl Fitzgerald of Renegade Economists and Michael Hudson review Thomas Piketty's new book…

Ukraine: “Go West, Young Man”

Ukraine: “Go West, Young Man”

Kiev is the equivalent of Kosovo as a Slavic city-of-origin. Are we seeing a replay?…

‘E’ is for Earned Income

‘E’ is for Earned Income

The Insider’s Economic Dictionary…

‘D’ is for Debt

‘D’ is for Debt

The Insider’s Economic Dictionary…

‘C’ is for Camouflage

‘C’ is for Camouflage

The Insider’s Economic Dictionary…

‘B’ is for Bailout

‘B’ is for Bailout

The Insider’s Economic Dictionary…

The Insider’s Economic Dictionary – Part A

The Insider’s Economic Dictionary – Part A

How a society defines economic terms and relationships will determine who controls it…

Government Debt and Deficits Are Not the Problem. Private Debt Is.

Government Debt and Deficits Are Not the Problem. Private Debt Is.

The antidote should be more government spending and larger deficits – as well as debt forgiveness.…

The Delicious Irony of Morris Greenberg’s AIG Suit Against the US Treasury

The Delicious Irony of Morris Greenberg’s AIG Suit Against the US Treasury

Let’s hope that Mr. Greenberg’s lawsuit will expose the Treasury’s dirty laundry as a catalyst to reopening alternatives to the false hope of inflating a new bubble.…

Obama Wins for whom?

Obama Wins for whom?

Mr. Obama has joined with the Republicans in perverting the vocabulary to pretend that government is the problem, not his campaign contributors on Wall Street.…

The Social Economics of Thorstein Veblen

The Social Economics of Thorstein Veblen

Those who wish to understand the many and deep contributions of Thorstein Veblen to economics will find that this offering falls short of the mark.…

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