Thom Hartmann: Capitalism's Apocalypse Approaches

We are at the apocalyptic stage in the economy and a huge dive could be on the way. Commercial rents have not been paid by shops or offices and now the commercial landlords are taking them to court or going bust themselves. Unless something radical happens, the US is heading towards being like a third world country. Richard Wolff joins Thom Hartmann to discuss employment...

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The New Labor Movement Town Hall

Richard Wolff joins striking Spectrum workers at the New Labor Movement Town Hall. 
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Loud & Clear: Nearly Half of US Population Is Out of Work

With a possible 100,000 new Covid-19 cases per day according to Anthony Fauci, and half of US population without a job. the US has embraced on a crisis far beyond anything we have seen in our lifetime and in American history. Prof. Wolff joins Loud & Clear's Brian Becker to discuss. 

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Economic Update: The Pandemic's Lesson About Capitalism

[S10 E25] New

On this week's show, Prof. Wolff argues that preparing and coping with the Corona pandemic was inadequate...READ MORE

The Hill: The coming economic crash will be like NOTHING in history

Professor of Economics Richard Wolff explains the dire direction our economy is headed towards as unemployment continues to skyrocket.

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CrossTalk: ‘It's the Economy, Stupid!’

As the cultural war rages unabated, the billionaire class is only getting wealthier. 

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Thom Hartmann: The Financial Bomb Can Destroy Your Savings & Capitalism

Prof. Wolff joins Thom Hartmann to discuss how the business sector has borrowed so much money at low rates of interest, among them crooks and speculators who borrowed for dubious investments. 

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Boom Bust: IMF Issues Grim New Economic Forecast

Richard Wolff weighs in on the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) issuing of a grim outlook for global growth in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic. "My hat goes off to the IMF for being able and flowing to correct their own now we can see rosy projections and to take into account how serious this is."

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Loud & Clear: Trump v. Silicon Valley on Worker Visa Shutdown

Trump's new executive order suspends H1B work visas until December. Indian nationals make up about 70% of these visas, followed by Chinese nationals. Richard Wolff weighs in on what this means for American business, the world perception of the US, and the affects on US workers.

"For those people that believe that all of these jobs will stay here but now they will go to Americans, that's just silly. The history doesn't show that. Most of the hiring will now move aboard. The same people who complained about these folks, these immigrants, getting these jobs will not complain that the jobs are over there and they should be here... For most capitalist it really doesn't matter all that much whether you employ them over there or here. So my bottom line is, this is more theater from Mr. Trump."


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Economic Update: Working Class Radicalism

[S10 E24] New

On this week's show, Prof. Wolff presents updates on why US record on Covid-19 so much worse...READ MORE

RJ Eskow: Pseudo-Centric Ideology

Richard Wolff joins RJ Eskow on The Zero Hour to discuss the economy, reporting on the economy and Pseudo-Centric Ideology

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Act TV: How Racial Justice And Workers’ Rights Can Be Mutually Reinforcing

Julianna welcomes back recurring guest, Marxian Economist Professor Richard D. Wolff, to the show to discuss how the eyes of the world are on racial inequities in the United States right now, and while we hope outside pressure will help bring justice to Black communities, Americans need to stay focused on what we can do from the inside. And how one way we can do that is through our labor unions, who often successfully win power back to their workers. How can they join the fight for Black communities? Professor Wolff is here to answer that question!

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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?

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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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