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What Is The Deficit?

What Is The Deficit?

What is the deficit, and what is the debt? And why does it matter? The deficit is falling this year! Getting the deficit down Budget deficit Don’t deal with the deficit Running an enormous deficit Tackle the debt and the deficit left behind by the last Labour government You’re going to hear a lot in this election about the debt and the deficit. Even some politicians can’t get their heads around the big numbers involved. You haven’t got an equivalent…

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Rana Foroohar | How Big Tech and Finance Betrayed Us and What We Can Do About It

Rana Foroohar | How Big Tech and Finance Betrayed Us and What We Can Do About It

Today’s episode of Hidden Forces is made possible by listeners like you. For more information about this week’s episode, or for easy access to related programming, visit our website at HiddenForces.io and subscribe to our free email list. If you listen to the show on your Apple Podcast app, remember, you can give us a review. Each review helps more people find the show and join our amazing community. And with that, please enjoy this week’s episode. What’s up everybody?…

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Understanding the National Debt and Budget Deficit

Understanding the National Debt and Budget Deficit

Good morning Hank, it’s Tuesday. So, one of the biggest issues in global politics these days is government debt and deficits, which is a particularly big deal in the United States because of the Presidential campaign and also because of the looming fiscal cliff. And Hank, as you’ll no doubt remember, I received a bronze medal in economics at the 1994 Alabama State Academic Decathlon, meaning that in 1994, I was the third best seventeen-year-old economist among all C students…

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White House Moves The Country Closer To Fascism

White House Moves The Country Closer To Fascism

>>THE GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE IS OUTRAGED AND WANTS ANSWERS AS TO WHY THE CHUBB ADMINISTRATION REFUSES TO HAND OVER INFORMATION HAVE EASILY RECEIVED AND OTHER ADMINISTRATIONS. THIS IS STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE AND INFORMATION THEY EASILY RECEIVED IN PREVIOUS ADMINISTRATIONS. BUT THEIR REQUEST UNDER THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION GO IGNORED, UNFULFILLED, AND THEY WANT ANSWERS. THAT IS HAPPENING. THAT IS ANOTHER LETTER THAT WENT UNANSWERED.>>IT IS THE CRIMINAL DONALD TRUMP ADMINISTRATION, SO IT IS NOT SURPRISING THEY DON’T CARE ABOUT THE RULE…

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The Increasing Importance of Politics in Investing (w/ Larry McDonald and Raoul Pal)

The Increasing Importance of Politics in Investing (w/ Larry McDonald and Raoul Pal)

RAOUL PAL: Larry, great to finally meet. I can’t believe we haven’t met before, and we’ve got so many friends in common. And for you come here from Panama to the Cayman Islands, so one Caribbean paradise to another. It’s great to finally meet and get you on camera. LARRY MCDONALD: Now I know why more people come here in the wintertime. They love Grand Cayman in February. God bless it. RAOUL PAL: Yeah, exactly. Who wants to be in…

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Democracy, Free Markets and Fascism

Democracy, Free Markets and Fascism

It’s The Real News Network I’m Sharmini Peries coming to you from Baltimore. The concept of the liberal democracy is generally based on capitalistic markets along with respect for individual freedoms and human rights and equality. In the face of the law the ROI is a financial capital and in its efforts to deregulate financial markets however raises the question where the liberal democracy is a sustainable form of government. Sooner or later democratic institutions make way for the interests…

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What Millennials Get Wrong About Capitalism

What Millennials Get Wrong About Capitalism

I read the statistic recently that more than 50 percent. It’s like 61 percent of people under 40 think that capitalism is not working for the majority of the world. Do you know why? Because they don’t have anything else to compare it to. You know, we look around and we look at all the infinite abundance that is everywhere with coffee shops on every corner with. Our solutions to problems that we’re inventing all of the time, with food…

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez dissects America’s ‘fundamentally broken’ campaign finance laws

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez dissects America’s ‘fundamentally broken’ campaign finance laws

Let’s play a game. Let’s play a lightning round game. I’m going to be the bad guy, which I’m sure half the room would agree with anyway and I want to get away with as much bad things as possible, ideally to enrich myself and advance my interests, even if that means putting my interests ahead of the American people. So, if I want to run a campaign that is entirely funded by corporate political action committees, is there anything…

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Unbreaking America: Solving the Corruption Crisis

Unbreaking America: Solving the Corruption Crisis

We are witnessing a total political system failure in America. If you’re anything like me you may find yourself constantly overwhelmed by everything that’s wrong with politics. And when I say politics I’m not talking about Democrats or Republicans. I’m talking about the flaws that exist in our political system regardless of which party is in power. And I know, it’s hard to talk about politics these days, but look: The government is ours. We pay for it, so it…

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