Mark Blyth on Why the Financial Elite Just Can't Get Enough of Austerity (For Others)

In the following episode of RT’s On Contact, Chris Hedges sits down with Mark Blyth, one of select few economists to correctly predict the triumph of Brexit and Trumpism, to discuss why the financial elites will not take responsibility for the fallout of the 2008 Global Financial Crisis and the rising wave of political revolt its triggering across the West. A must-watch at a time when Italy’s government is readying itself to unleash a massive (and ballooning) bailout of its financial sector, with all the inevitable strings attached.

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