Prof. Wolff responds to President Trump's State of the Union delivered on February 5, 2019.Read more
Wolff joins Rick Sanchez to discuss how your viewpoint on taxes may have to do with your age, with millennials and the youth tending to favor more progressive taxation.Read more
Wolff joins News.Views.Hughes to discuss the freezing of Venezuelan funds in the Bank of England amid the deepening political crisis in Caracas.Read more
Wolff joins RT Evening News to discuss how China is set to surpass US as the world’s largest retail market this year.Read more
Professor Richard Wolff joins Thom Hartmann to discuss Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro's break off of diplomatic relations with Washington, and the US recognition of the opposition leader Juan Guaidó.Read more
Professor Richard Wolff joins Thom Hartmann to discuss the rank of the nation during the partial government shutdown.Read more
On this week’s episode of Economic Update, Professor Wolff delivers updates on the New York City council’s vote on a minimum wage for ride-hailing drivers (Uber, Lyft, etc.), 85% of the goods made for the Trump store are made abroad, charter school teachers...READ MORE
Professor Richard Wolff joins Thom Hartmann to show how NYC's Medicare For All could save taxpyers money as well as their lives.Read more
Prof. Wolff joins Boom Bust to talk about global debt levels at the start of 2019.Read more
Can reform fix the problems with monopolies? In the past monopolies would form, create economic catastrophe, worsen inequality all before reformers could take power and put a stop to them by breaking up the monopolies.Read more
This article originally appeared at Huffingtonpost.com
When college student Trevor Hill stood up at a CNN town hall in 2017 and asked House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) if her party might move further left to mark a starker break with right-wing economics, her answer was clear: “I thank you for your question but I have to say we’re capitalist. And that’s just the way it is.”Read more
This article originally appeared at Truthout.org.
Written by Vaios Triantafyllou
Richard D. Wolff is professor of economics emeritus at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where he taught economics from 1973 to 2008. He is currently a visiting professor in the Graduate Programs in International Affairs at the New School University in New York City. In this interview, Wolff discusses how market-based economies have had their critics since the times of Plato and Aristotle, how both major US political parties have become subservient to the gospel of capitalism and how technology isn’t always constructive. This interview has been edited for clarity and length.Read more
Prof. Wolff joins Loud & Clear's Brian Becker and John Kiriakou to discuss homelessness in America.