Global Capitalism: September 2020 Live Economic Update

Capitalism’s Decline Accelerates
with Richard D. Wolff 
Co-sponsored by Democracy at Work & Judson Memorial Church
In connection with Wolff’s discussion of the main topic above, he will also cover the following issues at the September 2020 event...READ MORE

Are We Seeing The Beginning Of A Global Food Crisis

Professor Richard D. Wolff joins Julianna Forlano on, to discuss his new book The Sickness is the System, and how as China faces its first corn shortfall in years and food prices rise around the world, many are asking if food insecurity is the latest of the 2020 plagues? Professor Wolff talks about the food supply chains and whether or not we all need to be stocking our shelves.

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The News with Rick Sanchez: Yes, this bubble will burst!

Unemployment stands at a staggering nine percent in the US. But when it comes to cars, homes and online consumption, Americans are spending like there's no tomorrow. Banks are awash with money and stocks are through the roof. So are we in a recession or a boom? Renowned economist Prof. Richard Wolff joins Rick Sanchez to weigh in on the enigmatic US economy. He explains that practically "free money" from the Federal Reserve allows the rich to become richer "while the rest of us live with it."

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Thom Hartmann: The Secret History Of American Labor

Richard Wolff joins Thom Hartmann to discuss the secret history of the labor movement, and American labor in general.

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Economic Update: U.S. Labor Crisis Deepens


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On this week's all new Economic Update, Prof. Wolff discusses the Federal Reserve's pro-inflation policy's causes and...READ MORE

Rebel Capitalist: Better Understanding Of Marxism

Professor Wolff speaks with George Gammon on the Rebel Capitalist about Marxism. 

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Prof. Wolff joins FIREBREATHINROB to talk about the housing market, the upcoming election and the dire conditions Americans are facing.

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Prof. Wolff joins FIREBREATHINGROB to talk about what's wrong with the US economy and what can be done to fix it.

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Economic Update: The Declining Empire With Chris Hedges

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On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff discusses the following: Denmark's new taxes on banks and rich people to help workers doing...READ MORE

Zero Hour with RJ Eskow: The System is Failing

Prof. Wolff joins The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow to discuss the latest on unemployment, COVID-19 and the FED.

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Loud & Clear: Stocks Soar...And So Does Unemployment and Hunger

Prof. Wolff joins Brian Becker and John Kiriakou from Loud & Clear to discuss the latest economic news of the week. 

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Thom Hartmann: 2020 - The Next Great Depression

Dr. Richard Wolff joined Thom Hartmann to discuss the possible of inflation and pumping money in to the economy. Prices will rise and with it already hard to make ends meet, what is going to happen? Richard Wolff proposes some scenarios.

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Better Left Unsaid: Richard Wolff on Black Lives Matter, Defunding the Police, and 3rd wave Socialism

Richard Wolff joins Better Left Unsaid with Curt Jaimungal to talk about Black Lives Matter, Defunding the Police, and 3rd wave Socialism.

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Boom Bust: Pompeo Ramps Up Rhetoric on China

Prof Richard Wolff joins Boom Bust to comment on Mike Pompeo's recent rhetoric on China. 

"The idea that the United States is in a position to tell the Chinese to change their government or to get rid of their governing party is laughable" 

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Socialist or Capitalist—What Is China’s Model, Exactly?

Article by Richard D. Wolff. 

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Economic Update: Capitalism's Definition is NOT Innocent

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On this week's all new EU, Prof. Wolff contends that defenders of capitalism chose a poor definition because that...READ MORE

Economic Update: China: Capitalist, Socialist or What?

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On this week's episode, Prof. Wolff talks about the Chinese economy. China is run by a Communist Party but describes itself as...READ MORE

Media For Us: Capitalism’s Failure to Protect Americans During Pandemic

Professor Wolff speaks with Andrew Perez and Kelly Wilkins from Media For Us about  the normalization of American workers’ sacrifice and how the contradictions of capitalism relate to the United States’ inability to adequately handle the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Boom Bust: US Postpones Chinese Trade Talks

US trade talks with China have been put on hiatus after President Trump claims he does not want to speak to the Asian superpower. What does it mean for trans-pacific relations in the age of COVID-19? Professor Richard Wolff joins Boom Bust to discuss.

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TRT World: US Dollar Dominance: How long will it last?

Countries like to feel that in the event of seismic events they are financially protected. And most do this by investing in either gold or dollars. They buy the greenback because it’s been solid for so long; thinking that In times of trouble, they’ll be ok. But is that era of the dollar as the world’s reserve currency coming to an end? Professor Wolff joins TRT World's RoundTable to discuss.

Read more The Market Surges, The System Crumbles

According to the New York Times, the S&P 500 climbed to a record yesterday, reaching a level few would have predicted a few months ago, and defying the economic storm facing the United States. Professor Wolff joins Julianna Forlano on to talk about how the high comes at a huge price, further increasing economic inequality in our Nation, and how billionaires have many EXTRA billions since the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown started in March.

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Why Capitalism is in Constant Conflict With Democracy

Article by Richard D. Wolff. 

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Loud & Clear: The Latest Economic News of the Week with Prof Wolff

Prof. Wolff joins Loud & Clear's Brian Becker to discuss the latest economic news of the week.

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Letters & Politics: Previewing the DNC & Trump’s Executive Orders for Economic Relief in the Times of Corona

Prof. Wolff joins Mitch Jeserich on Letters and Politics to discuss the latest orders by Trump for unemployed Americans and what the DNC is countering with. 

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Sputnik News: Level of Crisis in US is Extreme, it Takes the Country Back to Great Depression of 1930s

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Prof. Wolff reflects on what next steps the US government might take concerning the coronavirus relief package. 



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