Economic Update: Millennials for Revolution

This week on Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on how Trump's tariffs are affecting Americans jobs, shifting capitalist alliances don’t change the system, the Irish parliament’s decision to stop investing in fossil fuels, how Washington state...READ MORE


The Capitalism/Racism Partnership

This article originally appeared at CommonDreams.org

Revulsion is building towards the smokescreens of hypocrisy, racism, and nationalism barely masking capitalism’s ongoing failure to provide the jobs and incomes people need

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To be a Marxist in Trump's America: An Interview with Richard D. Wolff

Prof. Wolff talks with French media outlet Le Media about what being a Marxist means in the US today. 

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Does Vienna's Affordable Housing Model Prove Progressive Policies Right?

Prof. Wolff joins The Thom Hartmann Program to talk about Vienna's affordable housing model.

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Work Life Confidential: Democracy at Work?

We live in a democracy, right? How is it, then, that we’ve agreed to spend most of our waking hours within organizations that are not at all democratic? We may work within a benign dictatorship if we’re lucky, a tyrannical madhouse if we’re not, or, for most of us, a place that falls somewhere in between. It’s the exception, however, to work within an organization guided by worker-elected leaders toward mutually agreed upon goals--a democracy, in other words. 

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Economic Update: Historic Lessons

This week on Economic Update, Prof. Richard D. Wolff gets into another automotive manufacturer caught cheating emissions tests, the reality of Americans’ value on labor unions, how the GOP corporate tax cuts are...READ MORE


Global Capitalism: July 2018 Economic Update

Global Capitalism: Immigration and Trade War: The Economics of Desperation

with Richard D. Wolff 
Co-sponsored by Democracy at Work, Left Forum & Judson Memorial Church

These programs begin with 30 minutes of short updates on important economic events of the last month, then Prof. Wolff analyzes several major economic issues. For Julu 2018, these issues will include...READ MORE


Workers' Rights & Richard Wolff

Prof. Wolff joins Jesse Ventura to discuss the erosion of workers’ rights in America and how employment cooperatives may improve the economy.

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Will Hot Money Lead to the End of U.S. Economic Dominance?

Professor Wolff joins The Thom Hartmann Program to discuss the end of U.S. economic dominance and what that will mean for the economy!

 

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Economic Update: Labor Vs. Capitalism

This week on Economic Update, Prof. Wolff gets into the Left victory in Mexico's election, SCOTUS's Janus decision, Trump’s Foxconn fakery in Wisconsin, the GOP’s forced labor for...READ MORE


And The Assault On Unions Continues…

Prof. Richard D. Wolff speaks with WORT Community Radio about the history of the rise and fall of unions in the U.S.

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An Interview With Professor Richard D. Wolff

Labor unions have been on the decline in the United States for over fifty years, which has caused a decline in wages, working environments and overall social conditions. In other countries, a strong alliance between labor unions and social movements have brought improvements. 

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Economic Update: Criticizing Capitalism

In this episode of Economic Update, Prof. Richard D. Wolff delivers updates on Colorado’s laws favoring co-ops, capitalism and suicide continues, rent control on the California ballot, the effects of...READ MORE


Economic Update: Contradictions Coming Home

In this episode of Economic Update, Prof. Wolff delivers updates on the exploding suicide rate in the U.S., irrational home-building reflects and worsens inequality, VA nurses sue...READ MORE


Economic Update: Tariffs In An Unraveling Economy

In the first episode of the new season of Economic Update, Professor Wolff delivers updates on tariffs as political fiction, the Irish state apologizes for the gross exploitation of young women, the continuation of...READ MORE


Marx’s Concept of Class

This article originally appeared at Logosjournal.com

The concept of class poses profound problems for theory and practice. This is true across the academic disciplines and in the confused incoherence around “class issues” when concepts of class surface in economic, political and cultural discourses.

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Economic Impact: Trump's trade war is ‘political theatre’

Prof. Wolff joins RT America’s Manila Chan to comment on the recent G7 Summit. Some fear President Trump’s controversial comments at the G7 summit may lead to a trade war and even a severe economic depression.
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Capitalism Is The Reason Your Employer Is Screwing You Over

This article originally appeared at Huffpost.com

The answer:worker cooperatives.

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Prof. Wolff on The KPFA Evening News

Prof. Wolff joins Glenn Reeder on KPFA's The Evening News to discuss Trump and G7 economic summit.

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Economic Update: Standing Up

This week on Economic Update, Prof. Richard D. Wolff provides updates on China's growing life expectancy, Ireland's vote on abortion, the reality of unemployment in the U.S., why Amazon offers a...READ MORE


The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow: Beyond Capitalism

Prof. Wolff joins The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow to talk about economic downturns in a capitalist system.

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Talking taxes: A Boom Bust special with Prof. Wolff

Prof. Wolff joins RT's Boom Bust to talk about taxes. Taxes; can’t live with them, can’t live without them. From income tax, state tax, to federal tax, and more, they’re part of our lives. 

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Economic Update: An Unsustainable System

This week on Economic Update, Professor Wolff delivers updates on the decline of U.S. cities and the potential of “private cities”, the ever-growing freelancers’ economy, why the U.S. Supreme Court...READ MORE


Trump, The Collapse Of Capitalism, Worker Co Ops

Prof. Wolff talks about the Trump administration, the collapse of Capitalism, and worker co-ops as a viable solution.

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Economic Update: Another Gilded Age

This week on Economic Update, Professor Wolff delivers updates on Theranos bankruptcy and workers' risks, our second "gilded age," mortgage lenders turning to rich borrowers, Trump on...READ MORE



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