Thom Hartmann: How Revolution Happens

Prof. Richard Wolff joins The Thom Hartmann Program and exposes the economic theory billionaires subscribe to that require lower wages. Wolff talks about how revolution get started, and why conservatives want to gut the middle class.

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Richard Wolff VS Destiny DEBATE! SOCIALISM VS CAPITALISM

An event billed "the battle of the century for the terminally online" Richard Wolff faces off against Destiny in this epic showdown hosted by Lance of the Serfs.

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Boom Bust: Congress Boosts Nord Stream 2 Pressure

The U.S. Congress is continuing to ramp up pressure on President Biden to crack down on the construction of the Nord Stream 2 Pipeline. Richard Wolff lends us his analysis on the pressure campaign and what moves the United States could take against the Russian natural gas pipeline.

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Watching The Hawks: Digital Currency Takes On Wall Street

Richard Wolff joins Watching the Hawks to break down the rise of Dogecoin on Wall Street.

"The Biden administration is already gearing up to control this because they don't like the idea that all these transactions can be done without the government knowing. Every other government in the world is doing it. So even the little bit of freedom that you now see playing around, dangerous as it is, is pretty soon gonna come under a whole passel of control."

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ActTV: Richard Wolff On How We Get A Livable Working Class In The US

In this clip from the Waking Up With Julianna Forlano show, Professor Richard D. Wolff discusses how we get a livable working class in the US, with a high standard of living, given the struggle between the US, China & Russia.

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Economic Update: Workers Successfully Take Over their Workplaces

[S11 E15] New

On this week's show, Prof. Wolff discusses how the US home rental market is failing over 20% of all renters, and the basic flaws in Biden's...READ MORE

The Socialist Program: The Fraud - The Global Corporate Tax Debate

Prof. Wolff joins Brian Becker on The Socialist Program to discuss the push for a global minimum tax on corporations. What prompted this move -- which is supported by the Biden administration -- and what does it say about how global capitalism works?

 

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Economic Update: Marxism's Ongoing Relevance

[S11 E14] New

After clearing away the Cold War debris that blocked discussion of Marxism's insights since 1945, we focus on Marxism's core contribution to (1) thinking about and (2) changing modern...READ MORE


On Contact: American economic illusion

Chris Hedges welcomes Richard Wolff on On Contact this week to discuss the nearly $5 trillion being allocated by the Biden administration for Covid-19 relief and infrastructure projects.

"The basic message of both of these big bills is the capitalist system of the US is now 100% on life support from the government." 

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No Bullshit News: Big Business Controls the Economy

Who controls the economy? Big business, says economist Richard Wolff on No Bullshit News.

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Thom Hartmann: Can We Democratize The Economy?

America is supposed to be a democracy, so why don't you have a say in where the economy goes? Professor Richard Wolff joined The Thom Hartmann Program to discuss growth vs. de-growth and which economic picture means we can survive on the planet.

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The Zero Hour: Global Profits, Global Tax, Global Chaos

Prof Wolff joins RJ Eskow on The Zero Hour to discuss global profits, taxes and chaos, using examples such as the blockage of the Suez Canal, Covid-19, and more. 

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Fault Lines: IMF Calls for Wealth Tax

Richard Wolff joins Fault Lines to talk about the IMF's calls for wealth taxes being implemented around the world to repair economies on the other side of COVID-19 - and how the funds from those taxes would be used by governments seeking them. Prof Wolff also answered the question; what would it take to remove poverty in the United States? Wolff answered that we'd need to see big boosts to incomes, a change in the kinds of jobs people get and how they see their lives fitting into society, and a significant shift in the ownership of workplaces.

 

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Boom Bust: Amazon Facing Rising Heat

Amazon is facing heat from all sides as the e-commerce giant is awaiting the fate of a unionization drive in Alabama and allegations of anti-trust from small businesses. Professor Richard Wolff joins Boom Bust to discuss. 

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The Socialist Program: Biden is Funneling Trillions to the Capitalists

Prof. Wolff joins Brian Becker on The Socialist Program to discuss the Biden administration's next big priority -- passing an infrastructure plan his administration says will create a huge number of jobs. What’s in the proposal, will it pass and what does it mean for the working class?

 

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Community Church of Boston: Capitalism as Problem, Cooperation as Solution

Professor Wolff joins the Community Church of Boston to discuss capitalism as a problem, and cooperation as a solution.

"Crises accumulate within US capitalism today. They include extreme, growing economic inequality; business cycle instability; mounting climate, viral and other environmental dangers; racial, gender, etc.social divisions and conflicts. Inability to prepare for, contain, or end these crises flows from the basic structure of capitalist enterprises. Restructuring factories, offices, and stores as cooperatives can overcome those crises."

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Economic Update: When Economic Systems Fail

[S11 E13] New

On this week's episode, Prof. Wolff talks about the structural failure of Biden's American Rescue Plan, Nigerian mass workers' movement, private electricity for the US rich, big vs small business...READ MORE

 

 


KPFA Evening News: Biden Taxing Wealth

Professor Wolff joins KPFK Evening News to comment on Biden's recent statements that he wants to "start to reward work not just wealth" by taxing wealth. Wolff says when the bar is as low as it is today, anything is a step in the right direction, but that that phrase is already damning with faint its praise. 

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Economic Update: Dems' Self-promotion versus Hard Economic Realities

[S11 E12] New

On this week's show, Prof. Wolff discusses the US coal industry decline, Brazil's Covid disaster, economic surge after Covid, and Elizabeth Warren's wealth tax...READ MORE


NPR, Planet Money: Socialism 101

Richard Wolff joins NPR's Planet Money to explain socialism and a socialist criticism of capitalism. 

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Act TV: What China's Rise As World Economic Leader Means to Average American

In this clip from the Waking Up With Julianna Forlano show, Professor Richard D. Wolff discusses how China is becoming the world economic leader, and what that looks like for the average American, and what happens to US citizens and families as this process continues.

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The Socialist Program: The Main Threat to U.S. Capitalism is U.S. Capitalism

Prof. Wolff joins Brian Becker on The Socialist Program to discuss the Biden administration's new major economic proposal, promising to spend trillions to create huge numbers of jobs and enact policies beneficial to working people. But what is this plan really?

 

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Boom Bust: UK, EU at Odds amid Vaccine Rollout

While the United States has had a swift vaccination process so far, Europe is seeing a struggle to deliver doses to its population, causing a rift between the United Kingdom and the mainland. Professor Richard Wolff joins the Boom Bust to discuss the growing fracture and global hesitancy to adopt certain COVID-19 vaccines.

"Unfortunately, this is the way the system works. This is a global pandemic, it needs a global response, and what we have instead is different companies lobbying with different governments to get advantages."

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Act TV: How Far We Haven't Come In 110 Years Since The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

On this the 110 year anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, one of the largest industrial tragedies in our nations history, Professor Wolff speaks with Julianna Forlano on ActTV to answer the question: Is it a tragedy when you lock young women into a fiery death trap or is it something else? Like murder?

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Economic Update: Finally a Tiny Sales Tax on Stocks

[S11 E11] New

On this week's show, Wolff talks about the taxing of CEO pay in the US, the immoral and self-defeating vaccine policy, and LeBron James speaking out on...READ MORE


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