Watch as Professor Richard Wolff breaks down the root causes of today's economic crisis, showing how it was decades in the making and in fact reflects seismic failures within the structures of American-style capitalism itself. Wolff traces the source of the economic crisis to the 1970s, when wages began to stagnate and American workers were forced into a dysfunctional spiral of borrowing and debt that ultimately exploded in the mortgage meltdown.
CHECK OUT THE OTHER 19 SHORTS: http://www.wetheeconomy.com What do banks do with our deposits? You think that banks are where your cash is stored and safeguard and that a dollar bill is money. Well, you’re wrong. Like, really wrong. GUEST ACTORS: Richard D. Wolff, Anat Admati, Mridu Chandra, Barbara Garson, Suresh Naidu, James Schamus DIRECTOR: James Schamus
What is the real value of a dollar?
You think that a dollar bill is money and that banks are where your cash is stored and safeguarded. Well, you’re wrong. Like, really wrong.
GUEST ACTORS: Richard D. Wolff, Anat Admati, Mridu Chandra, Barbara Garson, Suresh Naidu, James Schamus,
DIRECTOR: James Schamus
Check out the other 19 shorts at: http://www.wetheeconomy.com
Aljazeera America interviews Professor Wolff on Income and Wealth Inequality
The Otterbein University Department of History and Political Science Speaker Series presents Richard D. Wolff on "Our Economic Futures: Can Democracy Cure Capitalism?"
We Are People Here! and The Public Bank Institute Present Banking on New Mexico, A Public Bank Symposium. Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 10:30am to 9:00pm at the Community Convention Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Moderator: Carol Oppenheimer, Santa Fe Forward Richard Wolff, Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst Henry Rael, Co-founder, Agriculture Network Bob Nash and Emily Franklin, Northern New Mexico Worker Ownership Resource Center
Professor Wolff guest stars on this week's "Report from Santa Fe" with Lorene Mills. Prof. Wolff reminds us that our current economic situation “is the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression of the 1930s. Everyone agrees on that, whether you're right wing, left wing or in the middle.” Elaborating upon PBS-TV's popular documentary series “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History,” Prof.
Professor Wolff joins host of RT America Thom Hartmann. Sweden has said good riddance to austerity. On Sunday - the country's voters chose a group of left-wing and center-left parties -led by the Social Democrat party - to head a new government. In total - left wing parties won 43.7 percent of the vote and 159 seats in parliament. When all is said and done and the Social Democrats have formed a government - it will mark the end of Sweden's short-lived experiment with austerity.