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  • A Socialism for the 21st Century

     

  • Economic Update: Capitalism's Costs

     

    Updates on Disney's price hikes, Portugal's unions' general strike, Chinese buy US biggest pork processor, low-wage retail workers fighting in Seattle, General Petraeus goes corporate, and income/wealth inequality in US. Detailed discussions of (1) why technical progress fails to ease work burdens in capitalism, and (2) why/how US "recovery" is so uneven as well as fragile. Response to listeners on anarchism and on Chinese solar panels.

  • Economic Update: Labor, Unions and Crisis

    Updates on corporate globalization, Philly schools, paid vacation law(?), the Cadillac Tax. Interview with Stanley Aronowitz on labor, unions and the left. Responses to listeners on higher ed economics and US income inequality.

     

    On Economic Update with Professor Richard Wolff, Wolff and guests will discuss the current state of the economy, both locally and globally in relation to the economic crisis.

  • Professor Wolff on Chicago School Closings

    Abby Martin of Breaking the Set talks to Professor Wolff about the recent school closures in Chicago, and how they reflect a systemic problem within the current capitalist model.

  • Professor Wolff on China's Growth and Global Inequality

     

    Professor Wolff appeared on CCTV's Biz Asia America to discuss inequality in the context of China's rapid economic growth.

  • Professor Wolff on Garment Workers' Strikes in Cambodia

    Professor Wolff appeared on RT Today to discuss garment workers's strikes in Cambodia.

  • Economic Update: A Journalist's Perspective

    Updates on changing US retirement ages, Pope Francis's anti-capitalism, inequality inside countries, unionists march in Rome, public schools being savaged. Interview with independent journalist and writer Laura Flanders of GritTV. Response to listeners questions on Apple Computer's exposure as major tax evader.

    On Economic Update with Professor Richard Wolff, Wolff and guests will discuss the current state of the economy, both locally and globally in relation to the economic crisis.

  • Economic Update: Measuring Capitalism's Results

     

    Updates on Google caught evading taxes, food stamp nation, public higher ed crisis. Major discussions on the US medical-industrial complex and the meaning of Bangladesh's building collapse. Responses to listener questions on anarchism and economics of private property.

     

    On Economic Update with Professor Richard Wolff, Wolff and guests will discuss the current state of the economy, both locally and globally in relation to the economic crisis.

  • Professor Wolff Debunks Deficit Myths

    Professor Richard D. Wolff appeared on The David Pakman Show to discuss common misconceptions over deficits, and the realities about the economy and deficits.

    “The minute Republicans are out of office, George Bush and Cheney gone, Obama coming in to replace them, then the Republicans turn around and find the deficit — as they have many times — a useful hammer with which to beat up on the incumbent in the hopes of replacing him,” Wolff argues.

  • Economic Update: Honoring Labor

    Updates on Pope's critique of capitalism, honeybees and pesticides, achievements of the WPA, and another workers' coop launched. Major discussions of rent and housing economics and accusations of workers' "laziness." Response to listeners on why governments run big debts and labor unions' strategic choices.

     

    On Economic Update with Professor Richard Wolff, Wolff and guests will discuss the current state of the economy, both locally and globally in relation to the economic crisis.

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