A shorter work week would not only make for a better work/life balance it would also increase overall productivity and the ability of citizens to more meaningfully participate in democracy, says economics professor Richard D. Wolff.
Richard Wolff joins Loud & Clear to talk about our new economic crisis and the reactions to it.Read more
Is capitalism run completely off exploitation? Richard Wolff answers this on Thom Hartmann by pointing out who does the policing. How are we going to handle capitalism's dirty little secret?Read more
Richard Wolff joins Brian Becker on Loud & Clear to discuss the commercial rent crisis. Only 50% of commercial rents were paid in April and May and many landlords have already filed lawsuits against their tenants. "We are now in a phase of the economic downturn where everybody is on their own."
But what happens to society if the landlords don't get their rent?
[S10 E22] New
On this week's show, Prof. Wolff explores what a socialist response to COVID-19 would have...READ MORE
Hitler was good for the German economy when he came to power and then . . . Trump was good for the US economy when he came to power and now . . . Hitler said that he was the only alternative to socialism . . . Trump says he is the only alternative to socialism . . . Seeing a pattern? Professor Richard Wolff joined Thom Hartmann to discuss the similarities between Adolph Hitler and Donald Trump.Read more
Professor Richard Wolff debates Professor Walter Block on which is a better system to tackling poverty and unemployment: Socialism vs Capitalism.Read more
Today’s episode features Big Other‘s editor John Madera in conversation with Professor Richard D. Wolff. Among the things discussed are capitalism, neoliberalism, socialism, Bernie Sanders, Trump, the two-party oligarchy/plutocracy, voting, democracy, and “disaster socialism.”Read more
Prof Wolff discusses the build up to the US protests. "Anyone that is surprised that some of the most oppressed, some of the most distressed by all of this, might smash a window has to wonder 'where have you been in your thinking about the history of the human race?'... This is the beginning of the reaction of what has been done, and continues to be done, to the American people."Read more
[S10 E21] New
On this week's show, Prof. Wolff presents updates on how pandemic and capitalism are combining to...READ MORE
Prof. Wolff joins Zero Hour to talk about the pandemic, wealth redistribution and whether workers will slip back into a false consciousness as they return to work. Middle and bottom of the US population is paying for the enriching of those at the top.Read more
Richard Wolff sits down with Patrick Bet-David on Valutainment to discuss socialism, capitalism and business.Read more
What exactly does pandemic-era capitalism in the US look like? Richard Wolff joins Sonali Kolhatkar on KPFK's Rising Up With Sonali.
The create crash of 1929 changed the political world and gave rise to far-right politics in Germany. Now, the current crash is going to change US politics and it looks as it will be for the worst. Richard Wolff joined Thom Hartmann to discuss the current global economic crisis.Read more
Richard Wolff joins Mitch Jeserich on "Politics and Letters" on KPFA in San Francisco to talk about unemployment, the economic crash, and the pandemic.Read more
Richard Wolff joins Eric Draitser on CounterPunch radio to discuss unemployment, systemic failures, and the future of capitalism in the Age of COVID. Eric and Richard discuss his recent piece “Mass Unemployment Is a Failure of Capitalism” and why unemployment, and all the hardships it causes, is a choice made by capitalists. From there they explore the 2000, 2008, and 2020 crashes as a feature, not a bug, capitalism, and why a redistribution of labor has led to a generation of precarious gig workers and debt-ridden college graduates with little hope of a financial future. And what should the government be doing? Listen to this week’s show to find out.Read more
Richard Wolff joins Brian Becker and John Kiriakou on Loud & Clear to talk about American unemployment.Read more
[S10 E20] New
A special program: interview with Kali Akuno, leader of Cooperation Jackson in Mississippi. As a leader of national May Day actions...READ MORE