Global Capitalism: April 2017 Monthly Economic Update

Global Capitalism: "Trump’s Big Economic Plans Fade"
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

What is Public Debt? How is money printed? And how do Governments pay for Wars?

Professor Richard Wolff talks with acTVism Munich about public debt, the process of printing money, the role that corporate banks play...

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Economic Update: Economics, Psychology and Trump

On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Richard Wolff presents updates on Citibank says it favors the rich, French presidential elections, US college admissions favor the rich, injustice of...READ MORE

How Capitalism Gave Birth to Trump…The Big Picture RT

Prof. Wolff joins The Big Picture to discuss capitalism and how it may have helped Trump get elected.

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Economic Update: Capitalism in Trouble

On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Richard Wolff presents updates on major troubles (Brexit, Trump, etc.), student debt penalty, New York billionaires ask to be taxed, Trump's job fantasies, Seattle's official renters commission, age discrimination...READ MORE

Donald Trump Wants to Gut Protections for Bank Customers. Here's How to Fight Back.

This article originally appeared at and was written by Meagan Day. Prof. Wolff was interviewed and quoted for this piece.

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The Trump Stock Market Really In Jeopardy? The Big Picture RT

With the stock market up after 8 straight days of losses, Prof. Richard Wolff talks with The Big Picture RT's Thom Hartmann about whether the economy is still heading towards another crash.  

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Economic Update: Capitalism and Democracy

On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on Puerto Rico, slave labor in the cocoa fields, worsening UK inequality, leaders imposing austerity on others, Canada's Girl Guides among tourists to shun US. Major discussions...READ MORE

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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