Bankruptcy Protection, Debt Jubilee, Students Debt and the Credit System

In this interview Professor Richard D. Wolff talks about bankruptcy protection, debt jubilee, students debt and the function that a credit system serves in our society today.

- Why are individual guaranteed bankruptcy protection and nation states are not?
- What is debt jubilee? What relevance does debt jubilee have in today's day and age?
- Why students and working class people taking on more and more debt?
- Why are students particularly vulnerable to predatory lending?
- Is debt being used by financial institutions as a system of control?

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Richard Wolff - Is Amazon the #1 Threat To Jobs? - The Big Picture RT

Prof. Wolff joins The Big Picture's Thom Hartmann to talk about major threats to American jobs.  Amazon is one of the most successful American businesses of the past few decades. But is it leading to job losses for American workers. 

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Economic Update: Housing Crisis US

On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on FED and interest rates, new US and China inequality data, BLS on wage stagnation, Ford and...READ MORE


Economic Update: Questions about Capitalism

On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff gives updates on Caterpillar tax evasion, Obamacare, slave labor for immigrants, Harvard and slavery...READ MORE


Prof. Wolff Explains why Capitalism is Collapsing

Prof. Wolff talks with Lee Camp on Redacted Tonight about the impact of having Goldman Sachs CEOs occupying positions of power in the White House, the likelihood of another financial collapse akin to the one in 2008 and the importance of promoting democracy in the workplace. 

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Global Capitalism: March 2017 Monthly Economic Update

Global Capitalism: "Is Capitalism Fading? Is System Change Underway?"
with Richard D. Wolff 
Co-sponsored by Democracy at Work, Left Forum & Judson Memorial Church

These programs begin with 30min of short updates on important economic events of the last month...READ MORE

 


"Trump's Economy: Talk vs. Reality" at Berkeley City College

The Berkeley City College Students for Socialism Club and the Jerry L. Adams Endowment Fund present "Trump's Economy: Talk vs. Reality" with Prof. Richard Wolff. 

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Be Very Very Careful About the Stock Market…Here’s Why

Prof. Wolff joins Thom Hartmann on The Big Picture to talk about what's really behind the bull market - and is a crash inevitable? 

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"Trump Signs New Travel Ban Directive" BBC Business Matters

Prof. Wolff joins BBC's Business Matters to discuss President Trump's travel ban.

President Trump has issued an executive order putting in place a new travel ban. Is it legally watertight this time? We hear from Ambassador Norman Eisen who was senior counsel to President Obama and David Rivkin, a lawyer who served under Presidents Reagan and George Bush senior.

 

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کێشەکە لە سەرمایەداریە

This article by Richard Wolff was originally published in English.

...بە درێژایی سەدەی ڕابردوو، سیستەمی سەرمایەداری خراپترین نیەتەکانی خۆی نیشانداوە لەنێوانیشیاندا داڕمانی گەورەی ساڵی

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Economic Update: Unfinished Revolution: Women's Paid Labor

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On this week's episode of Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on Takata airbags and auto company misdeeds, Trump's defense spending, deepening inequality, why capitalism provokes...READ MORE


KPFA's Letters and Politics: Conversation on the Economics of Trump and Immigration

Prof. Wolff joins Mitch Jeserich from KPFA's Letters and Politics to speak about the current state of the globalized capitalist system and more.

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Economic Update: Economics: Where Theories Clash

On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on the exploitation of adjuncts that weakens US higher education and on US's extreme wealth inequality. Major discussion of...READ MORE


Richard D. Wolff - What is Capitalism & Socialism? What differentiates them from each other?

In this interview Prof. Wolff answers...READ MORE


Economic Update: Real Economic Journalism

On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on stock market bounce, Swiss voters stop corporate tax giveaway, why public are better than private schools, billionaires party...READ MORE


Economic Update: Solving Old Economic Problems

On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on Vermont brewery becoming a worker coop, profitability proves nothing, Trump knocks "fiduciary rule," immigration reduces crime, Pelosi...READ MORE


Global Capitalism: February 2017 Monthly Economic Update

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Global Capitalism: "Nationalism + Scapegoating 'Foreigners:'
Why Capitalism in Crisis Often Does This" 
with Richard D. Wolff 
Co-sponsored by Democracy at Work, Left Forum & Judson Memorial Church
 
These programs begin with 30min of short updates on important economic events of the last month...READ MORE

Economic Update: Women's Movement Economics

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On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on NFL's income redistribution, big bucks for Starbucks CEO, US health data, pension benefits cut, Goldman Sachs in...READ MORE


RTTV Boom Bust: For-Profit Schools are making money, but failing the grade

Prof. Wolff joins Lindsay France from RTTV's Boom Bust to discuss the big money behind For-Profit schools and how they just aren’t cutting it for students.

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Economic Update: Trumponomics Exposed

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On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on Basic economy airfares, Trump-May delusions, drop in US union membership, Trump's attacks on Mexico and TPP, elite colleges vs state schools. Major discussion of...READ MORE


Economic Update: Organizing for Social Change

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On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on Trump advisors, small fines for big corps, wages 1980-2015 by race, gender, and class, real poverty data, bits from Davos. Interview with two senior advisors on...READ MORE


acTVism Munich: Freedom & Democracy:Global Issues in Context

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Prof. Wolff joins a panel of leading experts: Edward Snowden, Srecko Horvat, Jeremy Scahill and Paul Jay in a discussion about freedom and democracy...READ MORE


Economic Update: Economic/social costs of Prisons

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On this week's episode of Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on people forming coops in Detroit and Fridley, Minn; VW's guilty plea and Cuomo's fake numbers; real reason for...

 


LIVE ON JAN. 15 AT 1PM: acTVism Freedom & Democracy Livestream

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Tune into acTVism Munich's Freedom & Democracy panel, where Richard D. Wolff joins Edward Snowden, Srecko Horvat and Paul Jay for a livestreamed event from Munich, Germany... READ MORE


Global Capitalism: January 2017 Monthly Economic Update

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Global Capitalism:
"Fixing Capitalism v. Moving to Another System"
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 Wolff analyzes several major economic issues. For January, these will include...READ MORE


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