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.
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.
Updates on Montreal students fighting tuition hikes, global economic slowdown (again) and Spain's bank crisis, and big pay for CEOs of top financiers. Analyses of (1) Wisconsin and California elections, and (2) huge Mondragon cooperative corporation.
This article originally appeared on the Guernica website.
Updates on grim US employment data released June 1, how Europe experiences global capitalist crisis differently in Greece, Spain and Germany, and how "parental leave" in US jobs lags all other advanced countries. Interview Dr Harriet Fraad on fast increase of US adults living alone: causes and consequences economically and psychologically. Responses to questions on Spain, US student debt, economic collapse.
Updates on Providence, RI cuts of retired city workers' pensions and tax exemption for Brown University; on joblessness and unemployment for recent college grads; and on the thriving communist mayor and town of Marinaleda, Spain. Major discussions of how and why enterprises buy political influence with examples from Hollywood producers and the ATT Corp. Responses to questions about the Tobin Tax on financial transactions and on how and why national debts have serious economic consequences.