Thom Hartmann: What is the REAL Unemployment Rate?

It is crystal clear that the published unemployment numbers are set by the government at the lowest number, where the opposition push much higher numbers. Who is right? Anyone? Richard Wolff joined the Thom Hartmann Program to explain why the numbers we see can’t be trusted.

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Salon: Dimming Hope for Another Stimulus Check

Richard Wolff shares his thoughts with Salon about the three-way fight between Pelosi, McConnell and Trump that is dimming hope for another stimulus check.
 

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How Fascism Has Converged With Capitalism to Redefine Government

Article by Richard D. Wolff

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KPFA Evening News: Trump using politics to build personal wealth

Richard Wolff joins the KPFA Evening News to talk about Trump as an example of many politicians using their political power to build their own personal wealth. "He says he's going to drain the swamp. And he did. He drained swamp that was helping other politicians and reorganized the swamp to help him."

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Economic Update: New U.S. Labor Militancy

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On this week's show, Prof. Wolff talks about the Geneva, Switzerland vote that's raising the minimum wage to $ 25.16/hour or over $50k/year; GOP block...READ MORE


Fault Lines: Gramsci and Marxism

Many people are looking for ways to redesign broken political systems. Professor Richard Wolff joins Fault Lines to discuss the VP debate, political history, Gramsci, and Marxism.

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By Any Means Necessary: Ruling Class Consensus on Display at VP Debate

Richard Wolff joins By Any Means Necessary to discuss the Vice Presidential debate between Mike Pence and Kamala Harris, racial inequalities exacerbated by the coronavirus, and how the contradictions of capitalism intensified by the pandemic will have ripple effects for years to come. 

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Zero Hour: the Sickness is the System

Richard Wolff joins RJ Eskow to talk about his new book, The Sickness is the System: When Capitalism Fails to Save Us from Pandemics or Itself.

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Thom Hartman: Is Capitalism The Virus?

Why didn't the invisible hand of the free market save us from the coronavirus pandemic? Richard Wolff joins Thom Hartmann to discuss the themes in his new book, The Sickness is the System: When Capitalism Fails to Save Us from Pandemics or Itself.

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Boom Bust: How Tweets Shake the Stock Market

Prof. Richard Wolff joins Boom Bust to discuss how easily President Donald Trump’s tweets shake the markets.

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US Neoliberal Capitalist Dystopia And How Biden Can Fix It

Richard D. Wolff joins Julianna Forlano on act.tv to discuss how when is comes to the pandemic, we all know that the United States has been one of the worst countries to keep its citizens healthy and safe, which is of course because of the incompetence of our political leaders... But in order to truly understand the mess we’re in, we have to take a deep look at the Neoliberal agenda that has a death grip on our public health system.

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A Post-Capitalist Economy

Richard Wolff joins Mexie to talk about a post-capitalist economy

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The Majority Report w/ Sam Seder: When Capitalism Fails to Save Us from Pandemics w/ Richard Wolff

Prof. Wolff joins The Majority Report with Sam Seder  to talk about his new book "The Sickness is the System: When Capitalism Fails to Save Us from Pandemics or Itself."

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Law & Disorder Radio: The Sickness is the System: When Capitalism Fails To Save Us From Pandemics or Itself

Prof. Wolff joins Law & Disorder Radio to discuss his new book "The Sickness is the System: When Capitalism Fails To Save Us From Pandemics or Itself"

COVID-19 did not cause the current economic devastation to billions of people around the world. It triggered the crisis. It illuminated the inherent instability in the capitalist system itself. Capitalism exacerbates unemployment, inequality, racism, and patriarchy and threatens the health and safety of workers and our communities.

 

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Salon: Capitalism is the reason COVID-19 is ravaging America

Salon interviews Dr. Richard D. Wolff, whose new book "The Sickness is the System" explores capitalism's flaws

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Economic Update: Capitalism's Anxiety About the State

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On this week's show, Prof. Wolff presents updates on how capitalism gets in the way of fighting Covid-19, systemic racism and Covid-19, why Europe...READ MORE


David Pakman Show: Did Capitalism Fail Us During Coronavirus

Richard Wolff joins the David Pakman Show to discuss the major themes of his new book, The Sickness is the System: When Capitalism Fails to Save Us from Pandemics or Itself.

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The Hill: Does COVID Crash Show Capitalism Has Finally Failed?

Richard Wolff joins The Hill's Rising to discuss his new book, "The Sickness In The System: When Capitalism Fails to Save Us from Pandemics or Itself."

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Thom Hartmann Program: Can the Economy Recover from Trump?

Prof. Wolff joins the Thom Hartmann Program to discuss how long is it going to take to recover from the damage that Trump has done to the economy and to the US.

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Worker Cooperatives and the Movement for Socialism

The Claudia Jones School for Political Education and ONE DC host Prof. Richard D. Wolff, Dr. Camila Piñeiro Harnecker, and Dr. Jessica Gordon-Nembhard discussing worker cooperatives and the movement for socialism.

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Economic Update: Growing Left Public Voices

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On the first half of this week's episode, Prof. Wolff discusses the following: graduate student strike at University of Michigan, Johnson & Johnson charged in...READ MORE


The World According to Jesse: Economic Fallout from Covid-19

Richard Wolff joins The World According to Jesse to discuss the main themes of his new book, The Sickness is the System: When Capitalism Fails to Save Us from Pandemics or Itself and how the notion of going back to "normal" is "somewhere just barely this side of crazy. It's 'normal' that got us into this situation."

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Cross Talk: “K-Shaped” Recovery?

As the cultural war consumes American politics during this election cycle, the economy remains in a precarious state. Millions of people live on the margins. The only constant for them is insecurity. Economists debate an eventual recovery. They speak of a U, V and a L. But is it in fact a "K-shaped" recovery? A permanent underclass? Richard Wolff joins Cross Talk to discuss.

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The Zero Hour: Capitalism is in Terminal Decline

Prof Wolff joins RJ Eskow on The Zero Hour to explain why he thinks capitalism is in terminal decline.

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The Big Picture RT: Economic Tipping Point 2020

Prof. Wolff joins The Big Picture RT to talk about blazing wildfires, raging hurricanes, and sweeping unemployment re-shaping the lives of millions of Americans, all while continuing to deal with the ongoing pandemic. 

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