Government, Lobbyists, the Fed, Single Payer, Elections, Externalities

Paul Craig Roberts is a former assistant secretary of the Treasury and was associate editor and columnist forĀ The Wall Street JournalĀ and columnist for Business Week and the Scripps Howard News Service. He was a nationally syndicated columnist for Creators Syndicate in Los Angeles.

He is chairman of The Institute for Political Economy.

His website is

We talk about problems with government– and you’ll be surprised what PCR supports.

PCR describes a US government that is already privatized and run by lobbyists.

We discuss

– how the Fed is responsible for the stock market doing so well–

– Democratic presidential candidates

– Globalization

-Israel, accusations of antisemitism, AIPAC

– The effect of externalities (reminds me of when I had PCR and Noam Chomsky together in a conversation. )

-Identity politics

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