Empire, Power & People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 115

Financial Markets, Money Creation & the European Debt Crisis How does Europe’s ongoing debt crisis relate to financial markets and the monetary system? This episode portends to be an introduction to the subject of Europe’s debt crisis, its causes, effects and evolution over the years. Of particular relevance is the creation of the euro, trade […]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 81

Europe Under ‘Austocracy’ Europe’s policies of austerity and ‘adjustment’ have led to a radical decline and crisis in democracy. Where austerity is imposed, democracy is deposed. This we can understand as an emerging ‘Austocracy.’ Looking at news reports, op-eds and quotes from Europe’s political elite over the past year, we see a growing recognition of […]

The Reality Principle -Episode 18

“Greece: The Political Economy of Depression” with Yanis Varoufakis This week, Eric closely examines the global economic crisis and, in particular, the manifestation of the Depression in Greece. Eric is joined by economist and author Yanis Varoufakis who provides his valuable insight into the origins and character of the Depression in Greece and around the […]