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Session 3: Saturday, June 2nd: 2:00 - 3:50pm
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Michael Hudson and Michael Perelman will describe the long pedigree of anti-labor and anti-reform junk economics. From the 18th-century classical economists to the Austrians and modern mainstream, the guiding principle has been that economies grow richer by impoverishing labor and shifting government policy into the hands of property owners and financial manages.


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 Junk Economics (2017), Killing the Host (2015), The Bubble... Read more Ph.D. Agricultural Economics, University of California, Berkeley, 1971 M.A., Economics., San Francisco State College, S.F., CA.,1966 B.A., Economics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI., 1961
Paul Sliker is a writer, media consultant and economic justice organizer who has advised several world-renowned economists, policymakers, institutions, and non-fiction authors. He produces and co-hosts Left Out— a podcast that creates in-depth conversations with the most interesting political... Read more