August 15, 2013

Watch Richard Duncan’s New Course: How The Economy Really Works

My second video Course is now available on It’s called: How The Economy Really Works. This 2-hour Course deals with the present. It explains how our economic system works now. It’s divided into 11 lectures. Lecture 1: What’s Changed? Lecture 2: Don’t Call It Capitalism Lecture 3: Who’s In Charge? Lecture 4: GDP 101…
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May 10, 2013

How The Economy Really Works

So far, 450 of you have signed up for my on-line video course, Capitalism In Crisis: The Global Economic Crisis Explained. Thank you! I appreciate your interest and your support. As you know, Capitalism In Crisis focuses on the past, on the causes of the crisis. Today, I would like to let you all know…
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April 5, 2013

REMINDER. Watch Richard Duncan’s Course: CAPITALISM IN CRISIS

I would like to thank all of you who have signed up to watch my video Course, Capitalism In Crisis: The Global Economic Crisis Explained, and for your very encouraging feedback. The response has been incredible! For those of you who have not signed up, I encourage you to do so now. This 2-hour Course…
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March 27, 2013

Watch Richard Duncan’s Course: CAPITALISM IN CRISIS

Dear All, I have recorded a two-hour course. It’s called Capitalism In Crisis: The Global Economic Crisis Explained. The course is broken into 15 short lectures and is available on an on-line teaching platform called Udemy. In this course, I use 150 charts and slides to explain how the crisis in the global economy came…
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March 8, 2013

When Will This New Depression End?

The following comments, written specifically for the Spanish language edition of The New Depression, were written in early March 2013, sixteen months after the original manuscript was completed at the end of October 2011. In The New Depression, I wrote that the fate of the global economy depended on whether credit would once again begin…
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February 18, 2013

A McAlvany Weekly Commentary Interview

I had the great pleasure of finally meeting David McAlvany of the McAlvany Weekly Commentary in Denver recently. We discussed the consequences of the fiscal cliff deal, currency wars and Bernankeism. To find the link to the interview (both the audio and the transcript), please Google: “An Interview With Richard Duncan” McAlvany

November 30, 2012

The New Left Review Interviews Richard Duncan

The following interview was printed in the September/October issue of the New Left Review. RICHARD DUNCAN A NEW GLOBAL DEPRESSION? Interview You were one of the very few analysts to predict the full enormity of the financial crisis, writing as early as 2003 of a coming credit crunch that would have ramifications throughout the asset-backed…
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November 13, 2012

China consensus is dead wrong, says Duncan

Please find below an interview posted on MarketWatch today. Bangkok-based economist and author Richard Duncan says a chorus of economists pointing to a rebound in China may well be proven wrong, as he believes the nation is headed into a serious crisis. Since the darkest hours of the 2008 global economic meltdown, China has made…
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October 18, 2012

The Capital Account Interview: The Death of Capitalism and Everything After

I recently had a lively conversation with charismatic Lauren Lyster on Capital Account in Washington D.C. We discussed the death of Capitalism in World War I, the rise of Creditism, QE3, gold and how to avoid a new Great Depression. To watch this video, Google “Capital Account Richard Duncan” and it will pop up.

October 8, 2012

Author Talk with Jeff Glor on

I recently had a long chat with Jeff Glor on Author Talk, in New York. Longer interviews like this one are a nice change from the ones that last only 3 to 5 minutes, where it’s necessary to speak in bullet points. Here’s the link (Note: If the link does not take you directly…
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August 22, 2012

The Squawk Box Interview: The New Depression?

I’m in New York this week, promoting The New Depression. On Monday, I was on Squawk Box (at 6:30 am). I was interviewed by Andrew Sorkin and Becky Quick. Please check it out. Here’s the link:

August 1, 2012

The Financial Times Book Review Of The New Depression

The New Depression was reviewed by Samuel Brittan in The Financial Times on July 30th. Please find the link below:

July 28, 2012

Glenn Beck Interviews Richard Duncan: And keeps an open mind!

On Tuesday July 17th I was invited to appear on Glenn Beck’s show. This came about because of my CNBC Squawk Box Europe interview the day before. Honestly, I was not sure about what kind of reception I would be given by Glenn, but I wanted the chance to present his audience with a different…
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July 25, 2012

How Close Are We to New Great Depression?

Last week I was in London to promote The New Depression: The Breakdown Of The Paper Money Economy. The week began at 7:30 Monday morning on Squawk Box Europe. Please find the link below. I was told this clip was the most watched segment that day AND the following day.

July 8, 2012

The New Depression Reviewed In THE ECONOMIST

This week my book, The New Depression: The Breakdown Of The Paper Money Economy, was reviewed in the Buttonwood column of The Economist. Please find the review copied below. The Economist Buttonwood Duncan dough notes A thought-provoking analysis of the debt crisis Jul 7th 2012 | from the print edition FEW can claim to have…
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May 18, 2012

The Policy Options

From Chapter 9 of The New Depression: The Breakdown Of The Paper Money Economy – Capitalism was an economic system in which the private sector drove the economic process through saving, capital accumulation and investment. The government’s role was very limited. The United States has not had that kind of economic system for decades. Today,…
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May 11, 2012

The McAlvany Weekly Commentary: An Interview With Richard Duncan

This week David McAlvany interviewed me for his program, The McAlvany Weekly Commentary. We discussed the crisis in the global economy, the risk of a new great depression and the dilemma we must now face as a democratic society. I strongly encourage you to listen to this 50 minute conversation. Here’s the link:

May 4, 2012

VoiceAmerica Interview: The New Depression

I was recently Jay Taylor’s guest on Turning Hard Times Into Good Times. We discussed the evolution of Capitalism into Creditism, The Quantity Theory Of Credit and the outlook for the global economy. Please find here the link to this 50 minute radio interview:

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