Fault Lines: America's Industrial Policy and How Outsourcing Impacts the Black Community

Richard D. Wolff joins Fault Lines to talk about America's industrial policy and how outsourcing impacts the black community in America, as well as the nature of the worldwide economic underclass and why Wolff believes it's an inevitability of the cyclical economic crises endemic to capitalism.

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Thom Hartmann: Is the FED About to Own Your Employer?

Has the Fed bailout gone beyond a bailout? Are the Fed buying stock in companies that are in serious trouble? The Fed is buying in the private market using money they have printed, which nobody else can do. Richard Wolff joined Thom Hartmann to discuss whether the Fed are doing the right or wrong thing.

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Boom Bust: Hopeful Move for Huawei?

The United States has eased some pressure on Huawei in the name of uniform 5G standards, but will the country cede ground in this ongoing fight? Richard Wolff joins Boom Bust to analyze the latest law regarding the Chinese telecom giant, and what major emerging economy has become the new front in the fight for 5G supremacy.

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Sputnik: Shorter Work Week is Realistic, Desirable and Would Help 'Make Democracy Real'

A shorter work week would not only make for a better work/life balance it would also increase overall productivity and the ability of citizens to more meaningfully participate in democracy, says economics professor Richard D. Wolff.

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Loud & Clear: We Are Now in the Third Major Capitalist Economic Crisis in 20 Years

Richard Wolff joins Loud & Clear to talk about our new economic crisis and the reactions to it. 

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Economic Update: Dark Times, Hard Truths

[S10 E23] New

On this week's show, Prof. Wolff presents updates on mismanaging Covid-19 and US system's crash; reactions to...READ MORE

Thom Hartman: Capitalism's Dirty Little Secret: Prison, Slavery & Police

Is capitalism run completely off exploitation? Richard Wolff answers this on Thom Hartmann by pointing out who does the policing. How are we going to handle capitalism's dirty little secret?

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Loud & Clear: Commercial Rent Crisis

Richard Wolff joins Brian Becker on Loud & Clear to discuss the commercial rent crisis. Only 50% of commercial rents were paid in April and May and many landlords have already filed lawsuits against their tenants. "We are now in a phase of the economic downturn where everybody is on their own."
But what happens to society if the landlords don't get their rent?

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There’s a crisis in U.S. capitalism

A new piece by Richard Wolff.

"U.S. economic policy now focuses on what is already the worst business cycle downturn since the 1929 crash."

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Can Socialist States Compromise with Elites?

This article originally appeared at Alborada.net and was written by 

Economist Richard Wolff examines Latin America to discuss whether stable socialist states that are accepted by the political and economic elite are feasible and how to achieve such a compromise.

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Economic Update: Socialism VS Covid 19: A Very Different Story


[S10 E22] New

On this week's show, Prof. Wolff explores what a socialist response to COVID-19 would have...READ MORE

Political Misfits: "An Open Invitation to Abuse"

Prof. Wolff joins the Misfits. He argues that the US had no excuse for being unprepared for this pandemic ‒ except for the perennial excuse that it wasn’t profitable. 

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Thom Hartmann: How Fascism Feeds The Starving Rich

Hitler was good for the German economy when he came to power and then . . . Trump was good for the US economy when he came to power and now . . . Hitler said that he was the only alternative to socialism . . . Trump says he is the only alternative to socialism . . . Seeing a pattern? Professor Richard Wolff joined Thom Hartmann to discuss the similarities between Adolph Hitler and Donald Trump.

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Symposia Central: Richard Wolff Debates Walter Block

Professor Richard Wolff debates Professor Walter Block on which is a better system to tackling poverty and unemployment: Socialism vs Capitalism.

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Big Other - Jamming Their Transmission: Capitalism, Neoliberalism, Socialism

Today’s episode features Big Other‘s editor John Madera in conversation with Professor Richard D. Wolff. Among the things discussed are capitalism, neoliberalism, socialism, Bernie Sanders, Trump, the two-party oligarchy/plutocracy, voting, democracy, and “disaster socialism.”

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Loud & Clear: US Protests

Prof Wolff discusses the build up to the US protests. "Anyone that is surprised that some of the most oppressed, some of the most distressed by all of this, might smash a window has to wonder 'where have you been in your thinking about the history of the human race?'... This is the beginning of the reaction of what has been done, and continues to be done, to the American people."

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Economic Update: Cornel West on Pandemic Capitalism

[S10 E21] New

On this week's show, Prof. Wolff presents updates on how pandemic and capitalism are combining to...READ MORE

Zero Hour: Is a Change in Consciousness Inevitable?

Prof. Wolff joins Zero Hour to talk about the pandemic, wealth redistribution and whether workers will slip back into a false consciousness as they return to work. Middle and bottom of the US population is paying for the enriching of those at the top. 

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Valuetainmant: Heated Debate On Capitalism with America’s Most Prominent Marxist Economist

Richard Wolff sits down with Patrick Bet-David on Valutainment to discuss socialism, capitalism and business.

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Rising Up With Sonali: Understanding the US’s Pandemic-Era Capitalism

What exactly does pandemic-era capitalism in the US look like? Richard Wolff joins Sonali Kolhatkar on KPFK's Rising Up With Sonali.

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Thom Hartmann: Will Economic Crisis Create Political Turmoil?

The create crash of 1929 changed the political world and gave rise to far-right politics in Germany. Now, the current crash is going to change US politics and it looks as it will be for the worst. Richard Wolff joined Thom Hartmann to discuss the current global economic crisis.

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Letters & Politics: Unemployment, the Economic Crash, and the Pandemic

Richard Wolff joins Mitch Jeserich on "Politics and Letters" on KPFA in San Francisco to talk about unemployment, the economic crash, and the pandemic.

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CounterPunch: The future of capitalism in the Age of COVID

Richard Wolff joins Eric Draitser on CounterPunch radio to discuss unemployment, systemic failures, and the future of capitalism in the Age of COVID. Eric and Richard discuss his recent piece “Mass Unemployment Is a Failure of Capitalism” and why unemployment, and all the hardships it causes, is a choice made by capitalists. From there they explore the 2000, 2008, and 2020 crashes as a feature, not a bug, capitalism, and why a redistribution of labor has led to a generation of precarious gig workers and debt-ridden college graduates with little hope of a financial future. And what should the government be doing? Listen to this week’s show to find out.

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Loud and Clear: Mass Unemployment Is A Policy Choice

Richard Wolff joins Brian Becker and John Kiriakou on Loud & Clear to talk about American unemployment. 

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Fault Lines: Americans Lockdown Economic Problems

Richard Wolff goes on Fault Lines to talk about the difficulty of solving the serious economic problems hitting more Americans as the country's economy has shut down in response to fears of the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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