Stories by Michael W. Hudson

Michael Hudson, a former Wall Street Journal reporter, is a staff writer at the Center for Public Integrity (, a nonprofit journalist organization. He is the author of "THE MONSTER: How a Gang of Predatory Lenders and Wall Street Bankers Fleeced America – And Spawned a Global Crisis" (2010, Times Books) subscribe to Michael W. Hudson's feed

Posted on: Dec 19, 2011, Source: Michael Hudson's blog

Wages and living standards are to be scaled back and political power shifted from elected government to technocrats governing on behalf of big banks and financial institutions.

Posted on: Oct 13, 2011, Source: IWatch News

Countrywide made life hard for an internal investigator, and a court ruled that when BofA took over, she was illegally fired in retaliation.

Posted on: Nov 8, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

The object of warfare is to take over a country's land, raw materials and assets. Today you can do it financially simply by creating credit.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2010, Source: Times Books

Exposing the major players behind the biggest financial hurricane in the history of global capitalism.

Posted on: Oct 12, 2010, Source: CounterPunch

Finance is the new form of warfare -- without the expense of a military overhead and an occupation against unwilling hosts.

Posted on: Sep 24, 2008, Source: CounterPunch

A cautionary tale about politicos and financiers.

Posted on: Apr 6, 2004, Source: Southern Exposure

Most people understand that buying a car is an enterprise fraught with perils. But the all-too-common traps and rip-offs of the car business have become institutionalized practices.