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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Thom Hartmann: YOU are in a New Global Crisis

Professor Richard Wolff joined Thom Hartmann to discuss that the Fed is printing money at an alarming rate. Business are going out of business as they can’t service their debt – but the news cycle isn’t picking up on that.

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Boom Bust: India Facing Recession

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to wipe out monetary gains, India’s economy could face a major hit as Goldman Sachs is predicting a GDP collapse of more than 40 percent. 

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Economic Update: 2020 May Day Protests and Demands

[S10 E20] New

A special program: interview with Kali Akuno, leader of Cooperation Jackson in Mississippi. As a leader of national May Day actions...READ MORE


Richard Wolff on Boom Bust: "Help Needed! IMF Asked to Do More"

Richard Wolff joins Boom Bust to discuss how lawmakers around the world have called on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to cancel massive amounts of debt in the world’s poorest countries due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. 

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Richard Wolff on Loud and Clear: "Covid Relief Package: Of, By, and For the Capitalists"

Professor Richard Wolff joins Loud and Clear to discuss the COVID19 relief package designed to enrich the capitalists while risking the lives of the working class.

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Richard Wolff on the Newsmakers: "COVID-19: Restarting Economies | Humanity’s Next Step"

The ‘great lockdown,’ has saved millions of lives, but at what cost to financial markets, industries, and individual fortunes? And what will it take to fix the global economy? Professor Richard Wolff joins The Newsmakers with Professor Peter Morici to discuss COVID19 and its impact.

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Wolff in CounterPunch: "Mass Unemployment Is a Failure of Capitalism"

Professor Richard Wolff contributes an op-ed to Counterpunch explaining that historical unemployment numbers during the COVID19 pandemic are a result of capitalism: "It’s nothing personal; it’s just business."

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Global Capitalism Live Economic Update: Capitalism and Coronavirus YouTube Premiere

Professor Richard Wolff joins a live YouTube audience to discuss why capitalist enterprises and governments failed to prepare for COVID19, private unemployment vs. government re-employment, and how America's pandemic policies worsen the instability of capitalism.

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Richard Wolff on The Zero Hour "No Kings in the Workplace"

Richard Wolff joins The Zero Hour to discuss democracy and culture in the workplaces of American society, particularly how the divine right of kings confers to the CEO. Is that the natural order of things, or is there a better way?

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Richard Wolff on Thom Hartmann Program "The Fed is Working Beyond its Mandate. Why?"

What is going on at the Fed? Is the Federal Reserve truly independent or has it been taken over by Trump with the ‘experts’? Richard Wolff joins the Thom Hartmann Program to discuss the Federal Reserve and US Treasury taking equity in corporations in trouble.

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Richard Wolff Explains Chinese Economic Growth on Fault Lines

How did China get this level of economic and military power? Professor Richard Wolff joins Fault Lines to discuss China's economic growth and its impact on the United States economy.

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Economic Update: Unemployment: Cruel, Wasteful, Unnecessary

[S10 E19] New

On this week's show, Prof. Wolff criticizes unemployment - as a specifically capitalist irrationality - and advocates...READ MORE


Richard Wolff appears on RT Boom Bust "Petro Surge Slips & New Way for Huawei?"

The U.S. may now be opening the door to working with the Chinese telecom giant, Huawei as other nations are looking to crack down on Chinese investors eyeing to scoop struggling companies around the globe.

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"Mass Unemployment Amid the Pandemic Is an Indictment of Capitalism"

Professor Richard Wolff contributes an Op-Ed to Truthout.org describing unemployment due to the coronavirus pandemic in the United States and its relationship to its capitalist economic system.

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"Richard Wolff: US jobless totals are about to get WORSE than during the Great Depression. It's time for a RADICAL new approach"

Professor Richard Wolff contributes an article to RT describing the United States' unemployment rates compared to the Great Depression of the 1930's, and explains the alternatives for a radical new approach to capitalism.

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"Goodbye Billionaires - Why Amazon Should Become A Public Utility"

Professor Richard Wolff joins Brian Becker and John Kiriakou of Loud & Clear to discuss the biggest economic news of the week, including the United States' response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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