RTTV Boom Bust: For-Profit Schools are making money, but failing the grade

Prof. Wolff joins Lindsay France from RTTV's Boom Bust to discuss the big money behind For-Profit schools and how they just aren’t cutting it for students.

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Economic Update: Trumponomics Exposed

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On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on Basic economy airfares, Trump-May delusions, drop in US union membership, Trump's attacks on Mexico and TPP, elite colleges vs state schools. Major discussion of...READ MORE


Economic Update: Organizing for Social Change

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On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on Trump advisors, small fines for big corps, wages 1980-2015 by race, gender, and class, real poverty data, bits from Davos. Interview with two senior advisors on...READ MORE


acTVism Munich: Freedom & Democracy:Global Issues in Context

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Prof. Wolff joins a panel of leading experts: Edward Snowden, Srecko Horvat, Jeremy Scahill and Paul Jay in a discussion about freedom and democracy...READ MORE


Economic Update: Economic/social costs of Prisons

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On this week's episode of Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on people forming coops in Detroit and Fridley, Minn; VW's guilty plea and Cuomo's fake numbers; real reason for...

 


LIVE ON JAN. 15 AT 1PM: acTVism Freedom & Democracy Livestream

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Tune into acTVism Munich's Freedom & Democracy panel, where Richard D. Wolff joins Edward Snowden, Srecko Horvat and Paul Jay for a livestreamed event from Munich, Germany... READ MORE


Global Capitalism: January 2017 Monthly Economic Update

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Global Capitalism:
"Fixing Capitalism v. Moving to Another System"
with Richard D. Wolff 
Co-sponsored by Democracy at Work,
Left Forum & Judson Memorial Church
These programs begin with 30 minutes of short updates on important economic events of the last month. Then Wolff analyzes several major economic issues. For January, these will include...READ MORE

TRNN: Obama's Economic Legacy: Recovery for the Architects of Financial Crisis

Underpinning people's rage towards the establishment is the sense that modern capitalism is no longer working, says economist Richard Wolff . For working people in the United States, the last 10 years have been very, very bad. And what's worse is they come on top of the previous 20 years, when they weren't very good either -- which is why the gap between rich and poor has gotten so much more extreme...it's why the predictions that Mr. Obama's successor, Mrs. Clinton, would win the election, that assumption was destroyed. And, in large part, it was because the reality of what has happened to working people's situation turned them against the Democratic Party, made them leave the Democratic Party, and particularly the central wing, the Clinton wing. 

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Economic Update: Economics of Emotional Labor

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On this week's episode of Economic Update, Prof. Wolff interviews Dr Harriet Fraad on emotional labor.  READ MORE


Capitalism Is the Problem

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This article originally appeared at Truthout.org 

Over the last century, capitalism has repeatedly revealed its worst tendencies: instability and inequality. Instances of instability include the Great Depression (1929-1941) and the Great Recession since 2008, plus eleven "downturns" in the US between those two global collapses. Each time, millions lost jobs, misery soared, poverty worsened and massive resources were wasted. Leaders promised...READ MORE



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