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Global Capitalism: July 2015 Monthly Economic Update

“Winners and Losers in Today's Shifting Capitalism”

What do Angela Merkel and Mitt Romney have in common?

This article originally appeared at AlJazeera America

In May 2012, when Mitt Romney was campaigning for president, he made a statement that summed up his economic views — and came to define his run for office:

Prof. Wolff joins The Big Picture RT's Thom Hartmann: "Is China’s Bubble About To Burst? Look Out US!"

Prof. Wolff joins The Big Picture RT's Thom Hartmann to discuss the latest on China. China - the world's second biggest economy - recently saw its stock market plummet 30 percent in a month. Does this mean that next big economic crisis is right around the corner?

Economic Update: Capitalism and its Others

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.

Prof. Wolff discusses Greece and European Union on CPR

Prof. Wolff talks to Community Public Radio's Don DeBar about Greece and the European Union.

Prof. Wolff: On Bernie Sanders and Socialism | #GRITtv

Prof. Wolff joins GRITtv's Laura Flanders to talk about Sanders and Socialism. Is socialism still an American taboo? 

Prof. Wolff on KPFA's Letters and Politics: "Greece strikes a debt deal"

Prof. Wolff talks to KPFA's Letters and Politics Mitch Jesserich about Greece's debt deal.

Yale journal "Margins" interviews Prof. Wolff


Adrian Lo, Emaline Kelso, Richard Wolff, Scott Remer, Spring 2015

Economic Update: Learning from Economic Defeats

Continuing 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.

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