Economic Update: Employer vs Employee: Capitalism's Endless Conflict

[S9 E14]

On this week's show, Prof. Wolff presents updates on LA strippers strike, Trump fails to end US trade deficit, UN reports on protests against capitalist inequality and gov't repression of those protests, GM...READ MORE


A conversation with Renown economist Dr. Richard Wolff about our economics and solutions.

Prof. Wolff joins Egberto Willies of Politics Done Right to talk about current economic conditions and offers a solution.

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Economic Update: Beyond Universal Basic Income

[S9 E13]

On this week's show Prof. Wolff presents an in-depth analysis of UBI shows its advantages over most welfare, safety net systems. An even better alternative would avoid capitalism's unnecessary...READ MORE


AskProfWolff: Is it necessary for a socialist political party to exist to fight capitalism?

Prof. Wolff answers a question from a Patron of Economic Update.

The patron asks: Is it necessary for a socialist political party to exist, as Lenin emphasized in his books, in order to support and lead the labour movement fighting capitalism or not. If yes, why don't you and people in this struggle don't create one, or join the Communist party? If not, how we're going to fight this class struggle without an organized party?

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Economic Update: Political Activism's Revival

[S9 E11]

This week on Economic Update, Professor Wolff delivers updates on International Women's Day, the University of CA making all research free, NY’s Gov. Cuomo begging and bribing Amazon again, how the U.S. is...READ MORE


AskProfWolff: Do the super-rich want the rest of us to be economically uncomfortable?

Prof. Wolff answers a question from a listener from Tampa, FL.

To what extent do the owners of the country: the billionaires, the CEO's and the people who live only off their investments (and do not work for a living- aka the idle rich)- to what extent are they threatened by low and moderate income people who have a right to health care, a living wage, affordable housing and no worry about college debt? To what extent does a comfortable working class and a comfortable moderate-income class-- threaten the super rich? Another way to ask this is to put this is: Do the super-rich want the rest of us to be uncomfortable, economically speaking? Why?"

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Global Capitalism: March 2019 Economic Update

US and China: 1 Global Economy, 2 Giants - Tariffs, Competition, Deals: What’s Coming

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 March 2019, these issues will include...READ MORE


Wolff on Trump's 2020 Budget Proposal

Prof. Wolff responds to President Trump's 2020 budget proposal.

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Economic Update: Renewing Labor's Movement

[S9 E10]

This week on Economic Update, Professor Wolff gives a shout out to the striking Oakland school teachers and delivers updates on the dangers of declining pensions, a bank fined for helping wealthy clients evade taxes, the U.S. and the EU in...READ MORE


AskProfWolff: Is Religion an Opium for the People?

A patron asks:  Is religion an opium of the people? Is religious faith generally harmful to worker solidarity or cooperation? I know a catholic priest founded Mondragon, but most of the anarchists fighting Franco and establishing worker controlled industries were anti religious before the civil war ended...

 

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