Economic Democracy

Class, Change and Revolution

This article originally appeared at Truth-out.org.

SEPTEMBER 17, 2012- Occupy Wall Street protesters gather for the one year anniversary of their movement's beginning. (Photo: Glenn Halog)

Economic Update: Market System Defects

Updates on labor protections for 'contract' workers, a green new deal for Greece, slowing US growth, and scandal of the used car market. Response to questions on reality behind 'recovery' hype and on poverty among those over 65. In depth critical analysis of markets and 'the market system'.

Sosyalizm ve İşçilerin Özyönetimindeki İşletmeler

Bugün küresel kapitalizm dünyanın her yerinde tarihinin ikinci en kötü buhranıyla başa çıkma çabasında devasa sorunlarla karşı karşıya bulunmaktadır. Yarattığı aşırı ve giderek derinleşen eşitsizlikler milyonları kapitalizmi sorgulamaya ve ona karşı koymaya itmiştir. Ancak hangi fraksiyondan olursa olsun tüm sosyalistler kapitalizme karşı etkili eleştiriler getirmekte ve kitlelere ilham verecek alternatifler sunmakta artık her zamankinden daha fazla zorlanmaktadır.

Economic Update: The Poverty - Wealth Divide

Updates on capital gains tax, Home Depot work/stress tragedy, and Koch money for 2016 election. Response to questions on child poverty problem in US and "solutions." Major discussions of (1) key economic problems looming for US economy: Europe, China, emerging markets, and US domestic inequality; and (2)  economic issues surrounding currency exchange: especially the value of the US dollar relative to Euros.

Economic Update: The Poverty - Wealth Divide

Updates on capital gains tax, Home Depot work/stress tragedy, and Koch money for 2016 election. Response to questions on child poverty problem in US and "solutions." Major discussions of (1) key economic problems looming for US economy: Europe, China, emerging markets, and US domestic inequality; and (2)  economic issues surrounding currency exchange: especially the value of the US dollar relative to Euros.

Voice of OC Community Editorial: Progressives Welcome Richard Wolff To OC

By ANDREW TONKOVICH

The privilege of introducing economist Richard Wolff to Orange County on Thursday night, February 12 at Santa Ana’s nifty Delhi Center finds me (and you) with an opportunity to consider our complicated Dickensian moment as lived, imagined, celebrated and challenged in this beautiful, benighted county.

The Tim Danahey Show: Book Hour: Democracy at Work – a Conversation with Economist Richard Wolff

Prof. Wolff joins Tim Danahey on The Tim Danahey Show to answer these questions: 

Global Capitalism: February 2015 Monthly Update

Monthly Economic Update is co-sponsored by Democracy at Work, Left Forum, and Judson Memorial Church. “The Economics of a New Year” 

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 this February 4, 2015 they will include:

Economic Update: Economics and Revolutions

Updates on political corruption, Greek election results, social security taxes, debt jubilee, union membership and revolutions' lessons.

Leftist Syriza Party Victory in Greece Strengthens Anti-Austerity Movement Across Europe

Running on an uncompromising anti-austerity platform, Greece’s Syriza party, the Coalition of the Radical Left, won a decisive victory over the conservative New Democracy party in the economically battered nation’s Jan. 25 election. Syriza fell only two seats short of winning an absolute majority in Greece’s 300-seat Parliament, prompting party leader Alexis Tsipras to form an alliance with the small, center right Independent Greeks party to form a governing coalition.

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