Michael Hudson and Jeffrey Sommers

Michael Hudson and Jeffrey Sommers

Michael Hudson's book summarizing his economic theories, The Bubble and Beyond, is available at Amazon. His latest book is Finance Capitalism and Its Discontents. He is a contributor to Hopeless: Barack Obama and the Politics of Illusion, published by AK Press. He can be reached via his web site,

Jeffrey Sommers is an associate professor of political economy at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and is visiting faculty at the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga. He is co-editor of the forthcoming book The Contradictions of Austerity. Additionally, he also publishes in The Financial Times, The Guardian, Truthout and CounterPunch and routinely appears as an expert on global television. He can be reached at:

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