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A Cure for Capitalism CA Book Tour

  After five years of deepening crisis, failed "solutions," and aborted "recoveries," millions see our current system no longer serving us. It's time to demand a cure big and bold enough to work. Join Richard Wolff to hear that cure presented, explained, and justified.

This evening will also launch Wolff's latest book, Democracy at Work: A Cure for Capitalism released September 1st, 2012 by Haymarket Publishers. He will gladly sign purchased copies.

Tickets will be $15 in advance and $20 at the door. All funds go to Democracyatwork.info.

LIBOR Rate Fixing Scandal Prompts Calls For Financial Reform in US

This radio interview originally appeared on the Free Speech Radio News website.

US Economist Richard Wolff on Bernanke's Grim Forecast for the Economy

This video interview originally appeared on PressTV's website.

And Bernanke made no mention about what he could do to buffer those shocks. Interest rates have been at records lows for several quarters and some experts say the Federal Reserve has no wiggle room left to influence economic growth. But Richard Wolffe, a US economic analyst and professor says the powerful institution is doing little more than watching.

Economic Update: "Social Costs of Capitalist Megacorporations"

Update on widening LIBOR scandal and Wells Fargo's fine for overcharging African-American and Hispanic families on mortgages. Analysis of why government economic actions favor large corporations at everyone else's expense.

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.

Precarious Jobs: The Economics and Psychology of Insecure Work (Podcast)

  Secure, stable jobs gave way to precarious employment over recent decades - and especially during the crisis that started in 2007. Precarious work has dubious benefits for employers and imposes huge economic costs on society and huge human costs on most working people. Precarity exposes capitalism's irrationality and shows the importance of non-capitalist alternatives like the workers' cooperatives organized in Spain's Mondragon Corporation.

Are Obama & Romney Different on Economic Policy?

Interview originally appeared on The David Pakman show

Richard Wolff joins David Pakman to weigh in on the real differences between President Obama's and Mitt Romney's respective economic policy proposals, and explains the reality of tax cuts and stimulus spending.

An interview with Terry D. Kester on "What's at Stake" on WPFW 89.3

This interview originally appeared on WPFW 89.3

An interview with Terry D. Kester on "What's at Stake" on WPFW 89.3 FM in Washington DC about the LIBOR scandal.

'Let Fury Have the Hour'

  Let Fury Have the Hour, directed, written, and produced by Antonino D’Ambrosio. (USA) – World Premiere, Documentary. A generation of artists used their creativity as a response to the reactionary politics that came to define our culture in the 1980s. This dynamic and exhilarating documentary brings together more than 50 big-name musicians, writers, artists, and thinkers to trace a momentous social history from the cynical heyday of Reagan and Thatcher to today—and impart a message of hope.

After Five Years: Report Card on Crisis Capitalism

This article originally appeared on Truthout's website.

Economic Update: "Banks, Banksters and Crisis Finance"

Updates on LIBOR-bank scandal in London and looming big city bankruptcy in North Las Vegas. Interview Prof. William K. Tabb on banks and finance. Responses to questions on relation of anarchism and Marxism and on basic issues in US healthcare debate.  

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.

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