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Michael Hudson
Born 1939
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Occupation Economics Professor, Activist

Hudson served as Chief Economic Advisor for Dennis Kucinich’s 2008 presidential campaign and holds the same position in Kucinich’s Congressional campaign. He has been economic advisor to the U.S., Canadian, Mexican, Chinese, Icelandic and Latvian governments.

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 Super-Imperialism: The Economic Strategy of American Empire (1968 & 2003), Trade, Development and Foreign Debt (1992 & 2009) and of The Myth of Aid (1971).

He is an outspoken critic of the bailouts, which he characterises as 'pure theft' by the plutocracy. His knowledge of economics gives him an ability to demystify the subject.

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