Economic Update: Capitalism and Its Self-delusions

[S12 E14] New

In the first half of this week's show, Wolff evaluates US capitalism as a system of production and distribution of goods and services. In the second half, he compares...READ MORE

Thom Hartmann: How Putin’s Demand for Ruble Payments for Gas Will Play Out

Prof Wolff joins Thom Hartmann to discuss: Germany buys 40% of its gas from Russia, via the Nord Stream 1 pipeline. These contracts are in euros and dollars, yet Russia is now demanding payment in Roubles. Germany has declined and warned that there may be shortages and rationing of gas.

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The Afternoon Buzz 3.25.22- The Good Work with Jeff Napolitano & Economist Richard Wolff

March 25, 2022: On the Afternoon Buzz, Prof Wolff on explains how sanctions work and whether they are likely to be successful. 

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Economic Update: Amazon Workers Organize a Union

[S12 E13] New

This week on Economic Update, Prof. Wolff talks about oil and gas inflation, its impacts, and politicians' phony solutions, the stagnant US gender pay gap and its significance, and why Americans are experiencing economic crisis, while Biden...READ MORE

Consortium News: Ukraine - the Economic Fallout

Economists Michael Hudson and Richard Wolff join Consortium News Live! to discuss the economic war against Russia, its boomerang effect on the West. 


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UMass Amherst's 91.1 WMUA: Legacies of Leftism

Richard Wolff joins the first installment of 91.1 WMUA radio program of UMass, Amherst for a new series Legacies of Leftism, an exploration of UMass's radical past, not as a formula but as a foundation for a radical future.

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The Creative Process' One Planet Podcast: How Socialism Benefits Our Lives & the Planet

Prof Wolff joins the Creative Process' One Planet podcast to discuss Capitalism & How Socialism Benefits Our Lives & the Planet (53 mins). 

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Thom Hartmann: How Do We Deal With Hunger?

On Thom Hartmann: Ukraine produces a significant amount of the world’s wheat, especially for poorer countries in North Africa and the Middle East.

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The Socialist Program: U.S. Capitalists Scapegoat Russia for Soaring Prices

Brian Becker and Prof. Richard Wolff discuss the still increasing costs of many necessities, as the United States flounders in the economic crisis that's now been ongoing for several years. To what extent is the war in Ukraine having an effect?

Read more Ukraine Attack Sparks Worldwide Economic Fallout

Prof Wolff joins Julianna Forlano on to discuss the worldwide economic fallout from the Russian attack on Ukraine. 

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Economic Update: Christian Socialism

[S12 E12] New

This week on Economic Update, Prof Wolff presents updates on Amazon workers' strike, the impact of US inflation, and the underappreciated economic aspects of Russia-Ukraine war...READ MORE

Economic Update: Ukraine, Race and Class

[S12 E11] New

This week's show on Economic Update, Prof. Wolff talks about the emerging new world order, Ukraine and inflation, and the economics of sanctions.  On the second half of the show...READ MORE

KPFK Letters & Politics: A New Era of Financial Warfare

On KPFK's Letters & Politics with Mitch Jeserich, Prof Wolff joins to discuss a new era of financial warfare. 

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Economic Update: What Marx & Marxism Offer us Today

[S12 E10] New

This week's show features a discussion of what Marx offers in the way of a basic critique of capitalism and an alternative economic system that would be better for most people, and how this...READ MORE


VOICES OF RESISTANCE FROM THE NATION'S CAPITAL–Friday: 10AM, WPFW 89.3 FM, DC; Noon, WRFG 89.3 FM Atlanta; 3PM WBAI 99.5 New York City, and 20 more stations. Podcast and Archive Here. Esther Iverem, Creator, Producer and Host: 

After decades of watching the NATO military alliance move right up to its border—and after months of having its security guarantees dismissed—Russia attacks military targets in neighboring Ukraine. We speak to Our geopolitical analyst Professor Gerald Horne. In response to Russia’s action, the U.S. announced NEW economic sanctions claiming that Russia’s actions are unprovoked. Prof Wolff joins 'On the Ground'. 

Read more Lefty Headline Rundown: The Economy, The War and The Rent W/ Richard Wolff

Prof Richard Wolff joins Julianna to discuss the economic headlines of the day: Major investors are saying the economy is screwed but they are missing a few tiny details; Russia, Ukraine and how it will screw our pocketbooks at home; and yep, that guy was right, the rent is too damn high. Here's why! 

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Economic Update: Green Party vs 2-Party Monopoly

[S12 E09] New

On this week's show, Prof. Wolff talks about the UK selling visa to the rich, why "non-profit" is really "un-taxed," Apple's CEO's 2021 pay of $99 million, AOC and NYPD arrests for stealing...READ MORE

Economic Update: Unaffordable Housing

[S12 E08] New

This week on Economic Update, Prof. Wolff presents updates on the 2021 record 100,000 opioid overdose deaths in the US, the savage reductions in K-12 public education, inflation's profiteers...READ MORE

The American Political Process Is Disconnected From Economic Reality

Article by Richard Wolff

"Which way U.S. politics will go depends less on the two parties or their disconnected rhetoric. What matters far more are the actualities of U.S. capitalism as the U.S. empire continues to decline and U.S. capitalism’s accumulated problems worsen."

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WORT 89.9 A Public Affair: Richard Wolff On The Meaning Of Inflation

WORT 89.9 FM A Public Affair: Inflation—it’s a word that’s been tossed around a lot in the past year to explain our economic woes. But what exactly is inflation? And what are the forces currently driving the greatest price hikes in decades?

For today’s show, Thursday host Allen Ruff is joined by economist Richard Wolff to demystify what’s going on with inflation and the rising cost of, well, everything.

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Thom Hartmann: Ukraine and Sanctions – How it Affects You

Prof Wolff on the Thom Hartmann Program: How is the conflict in Ukraine going to affect the US economy and economies around the world? With the Norstream 2 gas pipeline project suspended, where are gas and oil prices going? Will the sanctions announced so far be effective, or a waste of time? And how does all this affect the dollar in your pocket?

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Boom Bust: Russian Status in SWIFT Bank Network

Prof Wolff on Boom Bust: As nations around the globe pour sanctions on Russia after its operations in Ukraine, Western nations have been hesitant to remove the nation from the SWIFT banking system.

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Boom Bust: Russia, China Strengthen Trade Ties

Prof Wolff on Boom Bust: As Western nations continue to hit Russia with sanctions in the wake of its recognition of the Donbass, region the nation has begun to look east to bolster its trade. We'll discuss the growing economic bonds between Russia and China. 

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Economic Update: Covid Criminals, Pandemic Profiteers

[S12 E07] New

On this week's show, Prof. Wolff presents updates on Mississippi's legalization of pot, US's $30 trillion national debt, Mexican workers at GM plant vote in militant union, and Amazon's...READ MORE

Ending the Myth Podcast: In the Bretton Woods

Richard Wolff joins the Ending the Myth podcast on its journey through American history. Prof Wolff explains what the post-war Bretton Woods Agreement was, how it worked, and how it ultimately fell apart. Join us on an exciting ride through the decline of the US empire!

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