In this EconoMinute, Prof. Wolff discusses the debt crisis facing Greece, its causes, the role the Greek government, financial...READ MORE
Prof. Wolff joins Follow the Money's Jerry Robinson to discuss the widespread popularity of Bernie Sanders among the millennial generation and his thoughts on the global economic crisis.Read more
Prof. Wolff joins David Pakman to discuss his new book Capitalism’s Crisis Deepens: Essays on the Global Economic Meltdown 2010-2014, the fantasy so-called "pure capitalism," and more.Read more
Prof. Wolff joins The Big Picture RT's Thom Hartmann to discuss the UK upcoming vote. In just a few weeks - Britons will take a vote on whether or not they want to remain part of the UK. Could this set off a continent-wide secession movement?
In this week's episode of Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on "carry interest tax loophole," Miami's Marlin Park and state subsidies for business, negative interest rates, and banks' "bail-in" versus "bail-out." Interview with reporter Bob Hennelly about...READ MORE
Prof. Wolff joins Peter Lavelle on RTTV"s CrossTalk to discuss the question of social justice. As America’s two major parties move toward anointing their presidential nominees, there is a growing sense of disaffection and even insurrection among voters.Read more
Crises Deepen: Shifting Socialisms, Exploding Debt, Strange Elections
Co-sponsored by Democracy at Work, Left Forum, and Judson Memorial Church
These programs begin with 30 minutes of short updates on important economic events of the last month. Then Prof. Wolff analyzes several major economic issues. For the month of May, these will include...READ MORE
This interview originally aired on CounterPunchRadio
Prof. Wolff joins CounterPunch Radio's Eric Draitser to discuss capitalism, its inefficiencies, and its discontents. They examine how the US and European economies have evolved in the era of neoliberalism, how financialization has pervaded every aspect of our economic lives, and how debt has become the central pillar of modern capitalism's house of cards.Read more
Prof. Wolff joins News.Markets and explains why official US jobs numbers don't reflect the real state of the US economy and the average US worker. He believes the US needs a slice of the UK's Jeremy Corbyn to combat extreme inequality.
“The place where most adults spend most of their life is at work, and there is no democracy at work”
Prof. Wolff joins The Big Picture's Thom Hartmann and discusses the lack of economic democracy in the current economic system. For a large chunk of the American workforce - capitalism is no longer working the way it's supposedly designed to work. Is it time to look for alternatives to the free market? And if so, where? Prof. Wolff offers Worker Self-Directed Enterprises (WSDE) as a solution.Read more
Prof. Wolff joins Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese on Clearing The Fog to discuss the current situation for workers and how they are building power to lift up wages and worker rights.Read more
Prof. Wolff joins The David Pakman Show to discuss the implications of the Panama Papers leak.
This article originally appeared at Truthout.org
Capitalism's supporters use and benefit from a racism whose practice and consequences should be blamed on capitalism itself.
"Racism" is so often applied to US prison statistics and policing; to data on differences in employment, housing, wealth and income distributions, college enrollments, film awards, and so much more; and to hardening hostilities toward immigration. At the same time, racism is so often condemned -- at least in mainstream media, dominant political circles and most intellectual and academic institutions. Racism's persistence where the capitalist economic system prevails raises the question of the connection between capitalism and racism. READ MORE
Prof. Wolff analyzes the economy of the US from a Marxist perspective.Read more