Joining us today from Edinburgh, Scotland is Laurie Macfarlane, economics editor for opendemocracy.net and author of a recent novella entitled “A Spectre is Haunting the West – the Spectre of Authoritarian Capitalism” which you can read here:

https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/oureconomy/a-spectre-is-haunting-the-west-the-spectre-of-authoritarian-capitalism/

We discuss the global power balance between the USA and China, the difference between the two countries’ responses to the crisis, how COVID is expediting the shift of the global balance of power Eastward, the shift in global financial markets, and lots more.

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