The Economic Crisis
Articles about the recession and financial crisis that began in late 2007.
On April 10th, Professor Wolff joins Connect the Dots on KPFT in Houston, TX.
Click the links below to listen Professor Richard Wolff discuss his book Democracy at Work on The Dietrich and Brookz Show on WTFE.
Part 1 of the Interview.
Part 2 of the Interview.
Joseph Minarik (former chief economist of the Office of Management and Budget for eight years during the Clinton Administration) and economist Richard Wolff take on President Obama's proposed changes to Social Security.
Updates on CEO pay, the assault on social security, Maggie Thatcher, and "job creation." Interview with Chris Hedges on deepening social crisis, divisions, and turmoil coming. Response to listeners: on French socialists, hidden money, and workers coops paying taxes.
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.
Updates on "recovery," No. Dakota's public bank, costs of US wars, global austerity, and rising health care costs for employees. Major discussions of banking crisis, Stockton, CA bankruptcy, declining US manufacturing and "neutrality on raising corporations' taxes. WSDEs: Mexican tire factor run by workers since 2005; responses to questions on "pure" capitalism and business reactions to resource limits.
Updates on Cyprus's extreme austerity, equal justice and markets, falling job quality, and capitalism's impact on China. In-depth discussions of how worker coops can get needed capital and on basic flaw in economic education at college and university levels. Response to listeners' questions on printing money and inflation and on teachers' self-directed schools.
Capitalism in Crisis: on Democracy Now! Urging End to Austerity, New Jobs Program, Democratizing Work
Tune in across the world today. Check the schedule here for your local listing. Or watch online today at www.democracynow.org/
Richard Wolff on Capitalism’s Destructive Power
Richard Wolff’s smart, blunt talk about the crisis of capitalism on his first Moyers & Company appearance was so compelling and provocative, we asked him to return. This time, the economics expert answers questions sent in by our viewers, diving further into economic inequality, the limitations of industry regulation, and the widening gap between a booming stock market and a population that increasingly lives in poverty.