Boom Bust: China's Regulatory Crackdown Explained

China's streak of cracking down on major firms has been heating up. What is China's reasoning behind the measures? Professor Richard Wolff explains what's driving Beijing's policy and the reasoning behind these crackdowns. 

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News with Rick Sanchez: With 'stagflation' ahead, will Americans flee US

Dr. Richard Wolff joins Rick Sanchez to share his expertise on the already-visible signs of inflation in everyday purchases like milk of housing and cars. Is the US on the brink of "stagflation," and should working people expect to be priced out of markets they once took for granted?

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Great Ideas Debate: Socialism or Capitalism?

This is a recording of the second annual Great Ideas Debate in conjunction with the Intercollegiate Studies Institute and the Diana Davis Spencer Foundation. This year's topic was Socialism or Capitalism? and Professor Richard D. Wolff and Professor Arthur C. Brooks debated the resolution: Socialism is preferable to Capitalism as an economic system that promotes freedom, equality, and prosperity. Prof. Wolff was on the affirmative, and Prof. Brooks the negative.

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Economic Update: A Green 3rd Party for the US

[S11 E16] New

On this week's episode, Prof. Wolff talks about Rolls Royce's $400,000 cars, unionization defeat at Amazon, why Biden boom is just hype, and progressive wins in the New York...READ MORE

The Zero Hour: To See Real Recovery We Need New Eyes

Prof Wolff joins RJ Eskow on The Zero Hour to discuss the US economy and it's perceived "recovery."

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Act TV: The Intersection of Capitalism And Policing

Richard Wolff joins Julianna Forlano on to discuss the intersection of policing and capitalism in the aftermath of the Derek Chauvin trial, where he was found guilty on all counts in the death of George Floyd.

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Krystal Kyle & Friends: Dangerous Warning Signs Of Capitalism’s COLLAPSE

Richard Wolff joins Krystal Kyle & Friends to discuss Modern Monetary Theory, how the Biden admin is measuring up to expectations, and more.


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The Socialist Program: Addiction as a Business Model

Prof. Wolff joins Brian Becker to discuss how the tobacco industry built an extremely profitable business model based on addiction, and what they're doing to try to keep it going.


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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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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, 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