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US empire is collapsing NOW!

Don’t miss this new weekly news round-up! Watch it here. Will future historians look back at this very moment – the autumn of 2013 – as the season the US empire ended? Paul Craig Roberts thinks so. Listen to my interview with Roberts, and check out my new review of his book The Failure of Laissez-Faire Capitalism. I also discussed the imminent collapse of empire with Jim Fetzer on yesterday’s Dynamic Duo Weekly News.


Paul Craig Roberts and James Petras: Is US empire collapsing?

Broadcast Thursday 10/17/13 10-11 a.m. Central (1500 GMT) on, archived here. Note: subscribers can listen to shows on-demand before they are broadcast – and also get free downloads! When you see the show posted here, that means it is already available to subscribers. If you are a subscriber, just log in to the members area of and go to the “Private Blog” to get early access to the shows. Guests: Paul Craig Roberts and James Petras. Paul Craig Roberts is a leading political economist who has taught at Stanford, Georgetown, and other universities. In this interview, Dr.…