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"Guns & Butter" investigates the relationships among capitalism, militarism and politics. Maintaining a radical perspective in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks, "Guns & Butter: The Economics of Politics" reports on who wins and who loses when the economic resources of civil society are diverted toward global corporatization, war, and the furtherance of a national security state.

Produced and hosted by Bonnie Faulkner.

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Guns and Butter - June 23, 2010 at 1:00pm
"The Collapse of Europe As the Second Phase In Two World Depressions" with Webster Tarpley. Comparison of the three waves of the depression of the 1930s with the progression of the current depression: the October 1929 New York Stock Market crash; the summer 1931 banking panic and collapse...

Guns and Butter - June 16, 2010 at 1:00pm
"Europe's Financial Class War Against Labor, Industry and Government" with Dr. Michael Hudson. Economic crisis in Europe created by predatory lending; European Central Bank stranglehold on the Eurozone; the Euro; foreign banks decimate Greece's social structure; Marx's industrial capital versus...

Guns and Butter - June 9, 2010 at 1:00pm
"The Financial Hijacking of America" with author, Ellen Brown. Brief history of banking; two ways to create money, either publicly or privately; credit creates money and debt; the Federal Reserve; bubbles and crashes; market manipulation; recent changes in banking and accounting rules...

Guns and Butter - June 2, 2010 at 1:00pm
"The Global Economic Crisis: The Great Depression of the Twenty-First Century" with Michel Chossudovsky. Discussion of the new anthology; the deepening global economic crisis; financial speculation; fiscal crisis; poverty; drug trade...

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