- Published on November 16, 2015VIDEO
Professor Richard Wolff appeared at a fundraiser for KPFT 90.1 FM in Houston. He gives a compelling speech on what ails America and provides solutions. The second video is a Q&A session with the attendees.
- Published on November 2, 2015VIDEO
- Published on November 1, 2015AUDIO
Today's episode includes updates on Obama harshness re student debt, how much corps and rich abuse tax havens, MIT rejects fossil-fuel divestment, profit over safety at tylenol company. Prof. Wolff responds to listener on where US economy headed now. Interview life-long high school teacher Alan Schulman on teaching economics after the 2008 crisis: problems and prospects.
- Published on October 24, 2015AUDIO
Prof. Wolff opens up the Rosa Luxemburg Conference in NYC on 08-21-2015. Topic of the talk is Rosa Luxemburg.
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Andrew Smolski interviews Prof. Wolff for CounterPunch.
The interview was conducted over Skype on Oct. 10th, 2015.
A = Andrew Smolski / R = Richard Wolff
A: Marx famously said that “labor power is a commodity; neither more nor less than sugar”. Marx went on to say that a worker sells their labor power to produce a wage in order to live. Dr. Wolff could you explain what Marx meant by labor power and wage?
- Published on August 24, 2015VIDEO
Prof. Wolff talks to The Big Picture's Thom Hartmann about Monday’s historic lows in the financial markets. Prof. Wolff breaks down China’s economy and if the devaluation of the yuan is the root to this market meltdown. Then Prof. Wolff and Thom take a look at the U.S. economy and review wage growth, inequality, and pensions.
- Published on August 16, 2015AUDIO
Updates on China's currency moves, UK'S Corbyn like US Sanders, adjuncts unionize, Pepsi and Coke offer self-serving health advice, Rand Paul's misunderstanding of economics. We answer questions about what happened to US real wages from 1974 to 2014. We analyze why no consensus about global warming, what are toxic effects of rising inequality, and role of psychologists in advertising.
- Published on July 28, 2015VIDEO
A conversation about capitalism with two brilliant minds, Cornel West and Prof. Wolff, together in a rare joint appearance.
- Published on July 27, 2015AUDIO
Updates on Coke vs Pepsi war, price gouging on cancer drugs, Corwyn good for UK Labor Party, and new Pope's strong anti-capitalist speeches. We respond to listeners' questions on guaranteed basic income and on why public employees are not an economic negative. Major attention is given to supporting countries that refuse to pay certain govt debts and especially to Greece in a review of is dramatic recent struggles.
- Published on July 12, 2015AUDIOContinuing 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.
- Published on July 5, 2015AUDIO
We begin our 3-week experiment with a new format: two in-depth analyses, one in each half of the show. We begin by considering the different meanings of class, class analysis and class struggle across human history and why those differences matter so much now. Today's second half explores how socialism evolved from a basic alternative to capitalism into a state capitalism not so different from private capitalism.