Dr. Michael Hudson is one of our nation’s important economists and Wall Street financial analysts. Dr. Paul Craig Robert’s recently called him “the world’s best economist.” He is currently the President of The Institution for the Study of Long-Term Economic Trends and was the Chief Economic Policy Advisor for the Rep. Dennis Kucinich’s 2008 presidential campaign. Dr. Hudson has served as an advisor to the White House, State and Defense departments at the Hudson Institute, in addition to the United Nations Institute where he became a specialist in global economics. He has written several books and many important papers and articles, the latest being “Killing the Host: How Financial Parasites and Debt Bondage Destroy the Global Economy” which goes into great depth in explaining how the polarization of the 1% versus 99% emerged. His website is Michael-Hudson.com
Dr. Robert Gallon has been a practicing psychologist for over four decades and specializes in medical psychology. He received his doctorate in Biological Psychology from CUNY and taught at Vassar College and later at Thomas Jefferson University Medical School, while practicing at the university’s Psychosomatic Medicine Clinic. Dr Gallon has served as the chief psychologist at Eastern Maine Medical Center where he founded its Chronic Pain Program and serves as an examiner for the State Forensic service to evaluate defendants’ competency to stand trial. During his career he has evaluated approximately five thousand people. Robert also performs as the tuba player in the Bangor Symphony Orchestra. He is the author of a couple books, the most recent being “Nine Dimensions of Madness: Redefining Mental Health”, which comprehensively debunks the myth that mental disorders are medical diseases and offers an ecological alternative model.