The Future Of Financial Repression | Helen Thompson on Energy, Capital Controls, and the Federal Reserve

Helen Thompson, Professor of Political Economy at the University of Cambridge and author of "Disorder: Hard Times In The 21st Century," joins Forward Guidance to share her outlook on European energy, the Federal Reserve, financial repression, and rising geopolitical tensions in the Middle East. Filmed on October 12, 2023.


Helen Thompson’s book on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Disorder-Hard-Times-21st-Century/dp/0198864981

Helen Thompson’s book on Oxford Press: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/disorder-9780198864981

Helen Thompson at Cambridge: https://www.polis.cam.ac.uk/Staff_and_Students/dr-helen-thompson


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(00:00) Introduction

(00:15) Energy In Europe

(09:27) Wind and Solar

(13:36) Nuclear Energy

(22:07) Federal Reserve Has Made American Monetary Power The Strongest It's Ever Been

(32:11) Are Fed Rate Hikes A Problem For The Rest Of The World?

(35:35) Implications Of Sovereign Debt Levels On Political Economy

(41:55) Financial Repression And Capital Controls

(51:34) The Future Of Money And The Dollar

(56:47) U.S. China Relations

(01:00:46) Conflict In Israel


Disclaimer: Nothing discussed on Forward Guidance should be considered as investment advice. Please always do your own research & speak to a financial advisor before thinking about, thinking about putting your money into these crazy markets. 

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