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