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'The Destiny of Civilisation': Ben Norton interviews Michael Hudson on his new book -

Subtitled ‘Industrial Capitalism, Finance Capitalism or Socialism’. A wide-angle view on how the world, right now, is tearing apart - Michael thinks it will take twenty years or so - into a vaguely US-dominated rump resembling a collection of basket-case failed states, and a larger, liberated bloc where it’s recognised that some degree of public-service state-control of economies and international trade relations is essential for decent societies. (Alas, until we - the commons - dig our heels in and say ‘Absolutely not!’ Britain is likely to be on the failed-state side of that divide):