- Published on August 20, 2015
PODCAST: Is Capitalism Broken?
Prof. Wolff discusses with Jerry Robinson the dark side of capitalism on Follow The Money Daily podcast.
- Published on August 16, 2015
Updates on China's currency moves, UK'S Corbyn like US Sanders, adjuncts unionize, Pepsi and Coke offer self-serving health advice, Rand Paul's misunderstanding of economics. We answer questions about what happened to US real wages from 1974 to 2014. We analyze why no consensus about global warming, what are toxic effects of rising inequality, and role of psychologists in advertising.
- Published on August 9, 2015
Updates on Sawant victory, fines for defective products, slowing wages, Puerto Rico as the US Greece, economics of refugee tragedies, and crooked banks' fall guys. Response to listener questions on worker self-management. Major discussions of Germany' economic strength today and how and why political economy of capitalism is basically irrational.
- Published on August 2, 2015Updates on Boeing and economic blackmail, socialism returns, Chrysler fine is bogus, airline fees ploy, auto union vs wage tiers. We respond to questions on stale debate at Medicare 50th anniversary and on getting financing for worker coops. Finally, we examine how China and Germany became economic powerhouses.
- Published on July 27, 2015
Prof. Wolff talk about Greece and explains why the furor over a secret contingency plan to leave the Euro and go back to a Greek currency is misplaced and inappropriate on CPRmetro radio.
- Published on July 27, 2015
Updates on Coke vs Pepsi war, price gouging on cancer drugs, Corwyn good for UK Labor Party, and new Pope's strong anti-capitalist speeches. We respond to listeners' questions on guaranteed basic income and on why public employees are not an economic negative. Major attention is given to supporting countries that refuse to pay certain govt debts and especially to Greece in a review of is dramatic recent struggles.
- Published on July 19, 2015
Today's program focuses on two alternatives to capitalism. The first is an alternative to how capitalism organizes enterprises in terms of their internal workings and relationships. We examine workers self-directed enterprises: how they work and how they compare to capitalist enterprises. In the program's second half we look at an alternative to how capitalism organizes the economy as a whole: the socialist tradition that has evolved multiple different forms in the world today.
- Published on July 16, 2015
Prof. Wolff talks to Community Public Radio's Don DeBar about Greece and the European Union.
- Published on July 13, 2015
Prof. Wolff talks to KPFA's Letters and Politics Mitch Jesserich about Greece's debt deal.
- Published on July 12, 2015Continuing our new format experiment: two in-depth analyses. In the show's first half: The New Deal was both a victory and a defeat. Both offer crucial lessons for today. In the show's second half, a critical review of labor's short and long-run goals, labor's defensive decline, and a new strategy built on lessons of that decline.
- Published on July 6, 2015
Prof. Wolff discusses the latest Greek events including the recent referendum and the resignation of Finance Minister Varoufakis on Community Public Radio.