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  • Economic Update: "Class Warfare"

    Updates on public pensions crisis and megabanks' massive failures. Interview: NYU Prof. Juan Flores on class warfare in the US. Responses to listeners on federal subsidies of big banks and on varieties of capitalism.

    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.

  • On WPKN's Counterpoint

    first appeared on WPKN 89.5fm

    You can listen to the interview on WPKN's archieves by clicking here.

    Counterpoint, hosted by Scott Harris, is heard every Monday night on WPKN 89.5 FM, Bridgeport, CT between 8:00 - 10:00 pm ET. Webstreaming and audio archive at http://wpkn.org

    Ben Beachy, Research Director with Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch discusses the major issues of jobs, lack of transparency and the role of corporate lobbyists in the ongoing Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement negotiations.

  • Wolff and Barsiamian on C-SPAN Book TV

    This video originally appeared on C-SPAN's website.

    Richard Wolff and David Barsamian talked about the economic crisis and argued that it can be traced back to the 1970s, when the economic system shifted from benefiting a vast majority of Americans to one which mostly benefits only the very rich. Mr. Wolff responded to some questions submitted by members of the audience at City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco.

  • Economic Update: "Economic Crisis Deepening"

    Updates on economic decline in rest of 2012 and 2013; European resistance to austerity politics; private banks' many costly misdeeds. Detailed discussions of Ireland's economic crisis and Romney's attack on recipients of government support. Critical comment on my reference to "working 9-5.

    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.

  • Romney: 'Restoring the promise of America'

    This show originally appeared on Aljazeera's website.

    "All of this is so much theatre designed to win the election. And what comes later will depend on the pressures and the realities .... Then we are left with a Mr Romney, where we have no idea where he actually is going to go and that may well be because he doesn't either."

    - Richard Wolff, a professor of economics at University of Massachusetts-Amherst

  • WLRN interview re Democracy at Work

    This radio show originally appeared on WLRN's website.

    Professor Wolff answers the common question about the role of investors in an economy directed by workers.

  • The role of investments in a new economy

    Professor Wolff answers the common question about the role of investors in an economy directed by workers. Listen to the full show here.

  • A Cure for Capitalism: Berkeley

    On September 13th, 2012, Professor Richard Wolff spoke to a packed house at the Hillside Club in Berkeley, California. The evening was a fundraiser and book launch.
  • Economic Update: "History of Workers Coops"

    Updates on Chicago teachers strike and looming student loan crisis. Extended interview with John Curl, author of For All the People, on hidden US history of workers' cooperative enterprises.

    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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