Interviews from Quito – A subsidy for the 5 largest banks?

Today Gregory Wilpert interviews William Black, the author of The Best Way to Rob a Bank is to Own One. Black is an expert in financial regulation and currently an advisor of the Rafael Correa administration in Ecuador. But the conversation focuses on new attempts to totally do away with already weakened banking regulations in … Continue reading

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Interviews From Quito – David Harvey on the Contradictions of Capital

In this week’s program, Gregory Wilpert interviews David Harvey, well-known and often cited left academic, author of more than 20 books, the most recent of which is “Seventeen Contradictions of Capital and the End of Capitalism”. Harvey discusses the reasons for the longevity and dynamism of capitalism, the contradictions of capital, and points of tension. … Continue reading