WBAI: Law and Disorder: A World in Economic Turmoil

Prof Wolff interviews on the Law and Disorder program on WBAI radio on January 16, 2023. 

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Economic Update: "American Midnight" Democracy's Forgotten Crisis

[S13 E03] New

In this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff presents updates on the French School of Economic Warfare and sanctions against Russia; how asset price declines threaten US pensions, electric replace fossil fuel private cars because of profit motive, instead of for a rational transportation policy; US police in elementary schools: bad for students, parents, teachers and even police; honoring Staughton Lynd, US radical academic and labor organizer who died on 11/18/22. In the second half of the show, Wolff interviews Adam Hochschild...READ MORE


acTVism Munich: The Economics of the Ukraine War / Die wirtschaftliche Bedeutung des Ukraine-Krieges [ENGLISH & GERMAN]

[ENGLISH] Prof Wolff joins acTVism Munich's The Source to talk about the economic impact of the Ukraine war and the impact of Western sanctions on Russia as well as how the war has affected the West economically.


[GERMAN] Die wirtschaftliche Bedeutung des Ukraine-Krieges: "In dieser Folge von Die Quelle sprechen wir mit dem emeritierten Wirtschaftsprofessor (University of Massachusetts) und Gründer von Democracy at Work, Richard Wolff, über die wirtschaftlichen Auswirkungen des Ukraine-Krieges. Wir bewerten die Auswirkungen der westlichen Sanktionen gegen Russland und wie sich der Krieg wirtschaftlich auf den Westen ausgewirkt hat."

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Zero Hour: Global Parasites' New Climate Scam

Prof Wolff joins Zero Hour with RJ Eskow to discuss: global parasites' new climate scam. 

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WBAI: Live on the Fly with Randy Credico

Prof Wolff joins Live on the Fly with Randy Credico for a discussion on the WBAI radio program. 

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Breaking Points: Richard Wolff REACTS To Record Inflation

On Breaking Points, Krystal and Saagar bring on Richard Wolff to break down the latest inflation numbers and the outlook for the US economy heading into 2023.

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The Socialist Program: 7,000 Nurses Say 'Enough!' & Strike: What's Causing the Healthcare Crisis?

Professor Wolff joins the Socialist Program with Brian Becker to discuss the strike that 7,000 nurses are on in New York. What's behind this huge strike and the increasing wave of strikes?

 

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Economic Update: What's Wrong With Capitalism?

[S13 E02] New

The year 2022 produced a daunting, long list of serious problems associated with the economy (inflation, rising interest rates, stock market decline, deterioration of the environment, war, labor uprising, etc.). More than ever, the victims and critics of the problems of 2022 identified them as symptoms of...READ MORE

Thom Hartmann: Is Bitcoin Even Money? The Grim Future For Crypto Currency

Prof Wolff joins the Thom Hartmann program for an update on the future of Bitcoin.

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Economic Update: Surging US Labor Activism

[S13 E01] New

In this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff discusses explosive labor militancy across 2022 in US and UK, Wells Fargo bank again fined for illegal practices on 16 million bank customers, US-Russia economic warfare undercuts European economies...READ MORE


The InnerView with Imran Garda: Inflation and Economic Crises

Prof Wolff joins the InnerView with Imran Garda on TRT World to discuss runaway inflation, economic crises, billionaires, and inequality. 

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The Economic Realities We Face at the End of 2022

Article by Richard D. Wolff

"For decades, wealth and income have been redistributed upward—with minimal protest by the working classes who were harmed by that redistribution. During 2022, working classes in many countries were no longer willing to defer their needs in the wake of that redistribution. Labor militancy, unionization, and strikes have all been renewed with remarkable energy and enthusiasm. Increasing numbers of workers are unwilling to wait and see whether or not long sluggish center-left and center-right governments and parties would do anything adequate to change the deepening inequalities, instabilities, and injustices of contemporary capitalism."

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Thom Hartmann: Is Bipartisan Retirement Plan Just Tax Cuts For the Rich?

Prof Wolff joins Thom Hartmann to discuss: "A new bill working its way through the House is being promoted as making it easier for people to retire. But could this really hide ta cuts for the rich? Known as the Omnibus Bill, what does it mean for you? And who benefits the most – take a guess!"

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MintPress News: Richard Wolff & Lee Camp: The Rise of The Multipolar World

Prof Wolff joins Lee Camp on MintPress News to discuss: the rise of the multipolar world. 

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Economic Update: What "Capitalism's Decline" Means (REPEAT)

[S10 E46] REPEAT

This week's show is dedicated to a discussion of the signs of US capitalism's decline. US history as the passage of US capitalism from its birth, through its state-supported growth and expansion, to its global peaking from...READ MORE


The Glenn Show: Capitalism vs. Socialism | Glenn Loury, LaJuan Loury & Richard Wolff

Prof Wolff joins with Glenn Loury moderated by LaJuan Loury to discuss: Is capitalism a “winner take all” system? and more. Recorded October 26, 2022.

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Economic Update: Inflation and Labor Shortage

[S11 E25] REPEAT

In this week's show, Prof Wolff talks about the social effects of inflation and the lack of accountability on the part of employers. Capitalist employers set prices with the only motive of maximizing. Employees, the vast majority, must live with inflation but are excluded from decisions setting prices. Employers...READ MORE


Economic Update: Instability - Capitalism's Constant

[S12 E47] New

In this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff presents updates on the Twitter-Musk scandals, critique of profit as return to risk, mass European union-led strikes against inflation, economic crisis of 54 poorest...READ MORE


The Chris Hedges Report: Inflation, Europe's energy crisis, and the Fed with Richard Wolff

Prof Wolff joins the Chris Hedges Report on the Real News Network to discuss the origins of the inflation crisis, the Fed's response, and what this all means for working people.

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Economic Update: Persuasion vs. Polarization

[S12 E46] New

In this week’s show, Prof. Wolff discusses the massive strike of Canadian public employees; economics of the unemployed; business owners,executives and lawyers dominate US state legislatures; and how rising interest rates push the most vulnerable to the margins of US capitalism. In the second half of the show, Wolff interviews Anand Giridharadas...READ MORE


Thom Hartmann: Will Housing Prices Collapse?

Prof Wolff joins the Thom Hartmann program to discuss: "There are three asset classes, one of which is real estate. As interest rates increase, which is starting to push prices down. Is this just in the US, or is it a worldwide crisis? All of the links in our economy, from fish out of Japan, to banana imports, are linked to interest rates and by extension, the housing market. How?"

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The Socialist Program: Cryptocurrency Collapse: Money, Scams and Capitalism

Brian Becker and Prof. Richard Wolff discuss: "How FTX, which was among the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, has collapsed in one of the most spectacular corporate bankruptcies ever. In other tech-related industries too, mass layoffs continue to gather pace. The boom-bust cycle of capitalism is once again on full display."

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Economic Update: The Terminal Crises of Global Capitalism

[S12 E45] New

In this week's show, Prof. Wolff presents updates on students' solidarity with workers at Smith College; US car industry manipulates supply/demand to inflate prices, profits; Teamsters strike, solidarity defeat Sysco Systems; Starbucks provokes its 250 unionized stores, and why rising wages do not "cause" inflation. In the second half of the show, Wolff interviews Prof. William I. Robinson...READ MORE


Zero Hour: Cutting the Crap About Crypto

Prof Wolff joins RJ Eskow on Zero Hour to discuss: cutting the crap about crypto. 

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The Socialist Program: Billionaires Order Mass Layoffs of Tech Workers

Brian and Prof. Richard Wolff discuss the mass layoffs that billionaire CEOs at Meta (formerly Facebook), Twitter, Amazon, and others have begun. More than one hundred thousand workers are projected to lose their jobs this year just in the tech industry.

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