3/31/23 Mike Swanson on the Bank Failures and the Strength of the Dollar

3/31/23 Mike Swanson on the Bank Failures and the Strength of the Dollar

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Mike Swanson is back on the show to talk about the state of the economy. Scott and Swanson discuss some of the forces behind the recent banking failures and examine how they complicate the Fed’s fight against inflation. They then explore some of the claims being made about the imminent collapse of the dollar as the world’s reserve currency. Swanson shares his insights on each of these topics and then explains what he thinks is in store for the economy in the near future.  

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Mike Swanson provides investment advice at wallstreetwindow.com and is the author of The War State: The Cold War Origins Of The Military-Industrial Complex And The Power Elite. He also works with the Neopolis Media Group, a group of historians, educators, authors, researchers, and free speech advocates who endeavor to provide original and engaging content, including The Ochelli Effect, and The Lone Gunman Podcast.

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About Scott Horton

Scott Horton is director of the Libertarian Institute, editorial director of Antiwar.com, host of Antiwar Radio on Pacifica, 90.7 FM KPFK in Los Angeles, California and podcasts the Scott Horton Show from ScottHorton.org. He's the author of the 2021 book Enough Already: Time to End the War on Terrorism, the 2017 book, Fool's Errand:Time to End the War in Afghanistan, editor of the 2019 book The Great Ron Paul: The Scott Horton Show Interviews 2004–2019 and the 2022 book Hotter Than The Sun: Time to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. He’s conducted more than 5,800 interviews since 2003. Scott lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, Larisa Alexandrovna Horton.

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