Economic Update: Beyond Universal Basic Income
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?Read more
Economic Update: Political Activism's Revival
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?"Read more
Global Capitalism: March 2019 Economic Update
US and China: 1 Global Economy, 2 Giants - Tariffs, Competition, Deals: What’s Coming
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.Read more
Economic Update: Renewing Labor's Movement
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...
Economic Update: Fighting the System
This week’s episode of Economic Update features updates from Prof. Wolff on the economics of immigration, France's yellow vests join union-called general strike, demonstrations against Sackler family's profiting from...READ MORE
News.View.Hughes: US-China trade talks ‘made for TV politics’
Wolff joins News.Views.Hughes to discuss reports that the Trump Administration intends to limit or ban Chinese telecommunications equipment by next week.Read more
Thom Hartmann: The American Destruction of Venezuela
Wolff joins Hartmann to discuss the US' slow and deliberate destruction of Venezuela.Read more
Wolff on Boom Bust: Trade talks & intertwining economies
Wolff joins Boom Bust to talk about current US-China trade talks.Read more
Letters and Politics: The History of Socialism in the US
Wolff joins Jeserich on Letters & Politics to discuss the history of socialism in the US.
Wolff Responds to Fox & Friends on tax returns
Prof. Wolff responds to Fox & Friends about the 2018 tax refunds and who has really benefited from the tax cuts of the Trump administration.Read more
Wolff on Boom Bust: Record Americans toiling with payments
Wolff joins Boom Bust to talk about the record number of Americans struggling to make payments.Read more
Economic Update: Police & Policing in the US
On this episode of Economic Update, Prof. Wolff discusses the public education crisis (teacher strikes, declining quality, insufficient resources) and how it undermines the economic future of the U.S. and the absurdity of...READ MORE
Wolff responds to Trump's "State of the Union" address
Prof. Wolff responds to President Trump's State of the Union delivered on February 5, 2019.Read more
The News with Rick Sanchez: Millennials demand the rich pay taxes
Wolff joins Rick Sanchez to discuss how your viewpoint on taxes may have to do with your age, with millennials and the youth tending to favor more progressive taxation.Read more
In Question: China to prevail in global trade war
Wolff joins In Question to discuss how the US' attempts to prosecute a Huawei executive is mere cover for the global economic struggle it has been waging to remain dominant.Read more
Thom Hartmann: Are you taxed more than the rich?
Wolff joins Hartmann to discuss taxing the working class through property tax. Is what Thom Hartmann and others are calling America's wealth tax, actually fair?Read more
Boom Bust: The Fed & Demystifying Finance
Wolff joins Boom Bust to discuss the state of the Fed.Read more
News.View.Hughes: Venezuela Gold, Bank of England ‘no longer neutral player’
Wolff joins News.Views.Hughes to discuss the freezing of Venezuelan funds in the Bank of England amid the deepening political crisis in Caracas.Read more
In Question: Costs of federal shutdown
Wolff joins in In Question to discuss the costs of the longest government shutdown in US history and how they affect federal workers.Read more
RT Evening News: China May Replace US as World Largest Retailer
Wolff joins RT Evening News to discuss how China is set to surpass US as the world’s largest retail market this year.Read more
Thom Hartmann: How Dangerous is the US Recognition of the Opposition in Venezuela?
Professor Richard Wolff joins Thom Hartmann to discuss Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro's break off of diplomatic relations with Washington, and the US recognition of the opposition leader Juan Guaidó.Read more