The Economic Crisis
Articles about the recession and financial crisis that began in late 2007.
On April 9, 2014, Richard Wolff delivered this presentation, entitled "How the Economic Crisis Reshapes Europe" to Webster University students, faculty and staff.
Webster University and the Office of Corporate Partnerships welcome Richard D. Wolff, Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, as the 2014 Global Leader in Residence for the College of Arts & Sciences.
RT TV: "How Far Right, Left & Neo-Nazi Parties Revolted Against the EU" | Interview with Richard Wolff
Abby Martin features an interview with economist and University of Massachusetts professor, Richard Wolff, discussing the future stability of the European Union discussing the political divisions and economic strain that has characterized the region for the last six years.
Updates on Maya Angelou, Chilean students' victory, uneven = no recovery, Detroit's plan to demolish 40,000 houses, and housing market realities. Major discussions on (1) international movement of economics students challenging curricula and teachers, and (2) economics of advertising
Updates on no growth in US, China overtakes US, costs of GM bailout, defeat of bill to raise minimum wage while Hawaii raises its minimum. Major discussions of Pfizer decision to relocate to UK, European Court supports Tobin (financial transactions) Tax and the stunning economics of prisons and jails in the US.
Updates on Alabama prison/slave labor, automobile irrationalities, and the California drought. Major discussions of: cutting public employee pensions, cutting state support for public higher education, and lotteries as disguised taxes on middle and poor Americans. Responses to listener questions on the Federal Reserve "creating" money and why corporations operate overseas and then want government (taxpayers') support for corporations' foreign operations.