Prof. Wolff on Tell Somebody, a weekly public affairs program on KKFI-FM 90.1, Kansas City community radio.Published on October 4, 2015
Professor Wolff sat down for a conversation with Tell Somebody.
- Published on October 4, 2015
Updates on Swedish plan for peaceful transition beyond capitalism, ripoffs in car insurance, Ferguson, MO credit downgrade. Response to listeners on the CA drought and on best solution for corporate abuses like VW's. Major discussions of (1) what class means and what is at stake in different meanings, and (2) guaranteed income vs guaranteed jobs.
- Published on September 30, 2015On September 13, 2015 Prof. Wolff spoke at All Souls Forum in Kansas City, Capitalism is relocating to new centers in China, India, Brazil. In its old centers like the U.S., economic prospects darken. Worker incomes stagnate. Multinational businesses force governments to lower their taxes and then either raise personal taxes, cut public services or both. Decline results, but alternatives exist. Changing the organization of our enterprises, according to Prof. Wolff offers a way to a better future.
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- Published on September 27, 2015
Updates on new Detroit book, Mayor's austerity policy in Chicago, homeless school children, soaring medical insurance deductibles. Responses to listeners on VW scandal and Pope's statements on economics. Interview with Prof. Ian Seda-Irizarry on current crisis in Puerto Rico.
- Published on September 20, 2015
Updates on GM settlement, Census Bureau proves no recovery for 90%, GE moves jobs overseas; responses to listeners on FED agonies over interest rates and how capitalism mishandles unemployment. Major discussion of WSDEs and capitalist corporations.
- Published on September 18, 2015
- Published on September 14, 2015Updates on economics of refugees, Ford buys French political wife, LAs homeless, Labor Day history, Seattle Teachers strike, and Japan's jobs ever more precarious. Response to listeners on why rising wages need NOT mean rising prices. Interview with Dr. Harriet Fraad, mental health counselor, on the psychological pains, personal suffering, and huge social costs of imposing uncertainty and precarity on job security, hours and days of work, benefits, and wages.
- Published on September 6, 2015
Updates on extreme poverty, workers' victory over tech giants, NFL concussions, Trump's economics analyzed, and Oakland for worker coops. Response to listeners on workers who lost out from 2007-2014 and on injustice of state and local taxes. Major discussions of (1) last week's stock market gyrations and (2) the resurgence of socialism.
- Published on August 28, 2015
In this 1-hour radio interview with 89.9 FM WORT in Madison, WI, Prof. Wolff talks about Katrina and NOLA, global warming, and the whole private versus state debate.
- Published on August 28, 2015Updates on Dismaland theme park, reghettoization, western fires, Amazon undercuts pensions, and analyzing market chaos vs blaming China. Major discussions of oil market collapse and of rich universities' abuse of tax exemptions.
- Published on August 23, 2015
Updates on Labor Day's meaning, Amazon's workplace horrors, Dunkin Donuts' CEO against $ 15/hr, and how capitalism undermines recycling. Response to questions on shifting US federal tax burdens and on state's role in capitalist economies. Major discussion of criticism of capitalism and directions for a better system.