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Dr. Michael Hudson is one of our nation’s finest and most important economists and Wall Street financial analysts. Dr. Paul Craig Robert’s recently called him “the world’s best economist.” He is currently the President of The Institution for the Study of Long-Term Economic Trends and was the Chief Economic Policy Advisor for the Rep. Dennis Kucinich’s 2008 presidential campaign. Dr. Hudson has served as an advisor to the White House, State and Defense departments at the Hudson Institute, in addition to the United Nations Institute where he became a specialist in global economics.  He has written many books and important papers and articles, his most publication being “Killing the Host: How Financial Parasites and Debt Bondage Destroy the Global Economy” which goes into great depth in explaining how the polarization of the 1% versus 99% emerged. His website is



The collapse of the American middle class and the racial underpinnings between the growing gap between the rich and the poor   

Prof Peter Temin is the Gray Professor of Economics Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he has been teaching since 1961.  He has specialized in the economic development of labor, central banks and social welfare programs and the monetary forces during the Great Depression. He received his BA from Swarthmore College and his doctorate in economics from MIT. He has also held fellowships at Harvard and was a Guggenheim Fellow.  Prof Temin has written over 20 books, his most recent released is “The Vanishing Middle Class: Prejudice and Power in a Dual Economy,” which argues that the gradual disappearance of the middle class is following a trajectory found in poorer developing nations.  

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