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Empire, Power & People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 144

Central Banks & Global Governance
What role do central banks play in the process and evolution of ‘global governance’? This episode attempts to provide a loose definition of global governance and briefly look at the role of ‘independent’ central banks in defining and shaping the modern world economy, specifically the global ‘market economy’. What is the endgame design? Is there one? What is the relationship between monetary and fiscal policy, and what are its implications for democracy and society? Does the future hold a parallel to central banks in the form of independent, unelected finance ministries? If you listen to central bankers, that seems to be the case.
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Empire, Power & People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 143

German Economics & Syriza’s Dismal Options
Building on the previous podcast’s discussion of Greece and Europe’s crisis, this episode examines German economic orthodoxy, known as Ordoliberalism, and the effects this has on German policy and strategy, as well as that of the European Central Bank. In addition, this episode examines the context of Syriza’s decision to capitulate to Germany and the Troika in negotiations over a third bailout. What are Syriza’s options to get out of this mess?
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