Economic Democracy

Prof. Wolff on RT TV's Boom Bust

RT TV's Boom Bust asks Prof. Wolff where he thinks the US economy is headed. Wolff gives his take on why, despite apparently good jobs numbers, many in the US believe the economy remains fragile. 

Economic Update: Economics of Corruption

Updates on Yellen press conference,"Blockupy" protests in Europe against ECB and austerity, New York mayor DiBlasio signs bill for worker coops, and important fight over closing Sweet Briar college. Interview with veteran reporter Bob Hennelly on economics of US political corruption with special focus on his native New Jersey.

Economic Update: Housing, Cities, Suburbs

Updates on pizza politics, changing currency values, and tax-cutting politicians’ wild claims. Responses on workers coops’ competitiveness and on ‘unfree’ agricultural markets. Interview Walter South on economics of housing and dangerous economics of US cities and suburbs.

Global Capitalism: March 2015 Monthly Update

“As Wealth and Income Inequalities Deepen, the System Undermines Itself” 

Co-sponsored by Democracy at Work, Left Forum, and Judson Memorial Church

Prof. Wolff on The Real News Network: "U.S. Workers Returning to Labor Force with Part-time Jobs and Stagnant Wages"

Prof. Wolff discusses with Jessica Desvarieux of The Real News Network the latest unemployment figures, and says the raising of interest rates by the Federal Reserve during a weak recovery would be disastrous for our heavily indebted society.

TRANSCRIPTS JESSICA DESVARIEUX, TRNN PRODUCER: Welcome to The Real News Network. I'm Jessica Desvarieux in Baltimore.

Economic Update: Economic Decline and Growing Resistance

Updates on taxis vs Uber vs driver coops, an apology on Detroit, International Womens Day, and cutting workers' compensation. Response to listeners on the economics of debts, past and present. Major discussions of (1) resisting economic decline: Minnesota governor, Emma Thompson and Pope Francis, (2) Wisconsin governor presides over economic decline, and (3) extremes of economic inequality.

Jubilee, Denial and Beyond

This article originally appeared in the latest issue of Perspectives, KCL Economics Society Journal.

 

 

WPFW - FM 89.3 - Washington, DC interviews Prof. Wolff

Prof. Wolff talks to David Rabin of WPFW, a Pacifica station in Washington, DC about his recent Truthout article on a class analysis of the lessons we need to learn from past revolutions.

Economic Update: It's the system...

Updates on German anti-capitalism, student debt default, credit card economics and unregulated chemicals. Response to listeners on pension scandals and Harvard economic research.

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