China and 14 Asian Pacific countries have signed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, leaving the US out of the world's largest trade deal. The RCEP deal is putting pressure on Europe and the incoming Biden administration to act and is heralded as a blow to US geopolitical power.Read more
Is China Eclipsing the USA as the World's Superpower? Richard Wolff joins the Zero Hour with RJ Eskow to discuss.Read more
[S10 E45] New
On the first half of this week's show, Prof. Wolff discusses labor's gains and losses, and the refutation of the claim that China's spectacular economic growth is...READ MORE
“Moving people or goods has always bene very basic business in capitalism... So when it comes to the various transportation interests out there, they will, of course, do whatever they have to do to tilt the playing field in their favor — and they do will everything within reach to tilt the playing field against their competitors.” Richard Wolff on Streets Blog
Professor Richard Wolff joined the Thom Hartmann to discuss the gig economy that employs millions of people. Gig workers have been abused in recent years, despite laws. Now, employers try to call people independent contractors, the employer saves money on taxes, while the contractor gains no benefits. The election result in CA in favor of companies such as Uber and Lyft is an incredible loss for workers rights.Read more
Julianna Forlano welcomes back recurring guest, Richard D. Wolff to Waking Up with Julianna on act.tv, to discuss how we’re coming off of a whirlwind election day... and as we continue to wait for every vote to be counted it's important to take a good look at our election systems and how they compare to other developed countries. Professor Wolff is back on the program today to put the 2020 election in context.Read more
Article by Professor Richard D. Wolff
"No matter who “won” the U.S. election, what will not change is the capitalist organization of the country’s economy."
It won’t come as a surprise to most to hear that the Trump administration has completely dropped the ball on their response to the covid pandemic. The misinformation campaign, lack of empathy, and outright failure of this administration to address the dangers and impacts of covid are jaw-dropping. But it’s not just a matter of this particular administration. Upstream podcast spoke with Richard Wolff about his new book “The Sickness is the System: When Capitalism Fails to Save Us from Pandemics or Itself,” which outlines how the root cause of the failure to adequately respond to this pandemic is rooted in our economic system itself — capitalism.Read more
Prof. Wolff joins The Mother of All Talkshows with George Galloway to talk about the upcoming U.S. election.Read more
Professor Richard Wolff joined The Backstory to speak about the legacy of Karl Marx and Marxism in today's society. Professor Wolff spoke of a great achievement of Karl Marx, which was his critical analysis of capitalism. Professor Wolff highly suggested reading work by people in favor of capitalism as well as those against capitalism.
Prof. Richard Wolff joins RT America's Rick Sanchez to discuss the comparative appeal of President Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden to the forces of high finance on Wall Street.Read more
Prof Wolff joins Arnie Arnesen on The Attitude to discuss his article in Salon: “How Fascism has Converged with Capitalism to Redefine Government.” The tendency of capitalism is toward instability, inequality, and fascism and more. Wolff reminds us that Donald Trump is not the reason why COVID-19 is ravaging America. Capitalism is the reason. Trump is just a symptom. Wolff explains this further in his new book “The Sickness is the System,” which explores capitalism’s flaws.Read more
[S10 E42] New
On the first half of this week's show, Prof. Wolff presents updates on the different metrics used for US unemployment, IMF on uneven recovery, money and US elections...READ MORE
Prof. Wolff joins Jacobin's Weekend to talk about the recent elections in Bolivia and the emergence of a Socialist leader.Read more
[S10 E41] New
On the first half of this week's episode, Prof. Wolff presents a critique of pandemic eviction and updates on: the real US unemployment...READ MORE
It is crystal clear that the published unemployment numbers are set by the government at the lowest number, where the opposition push much higher numbers. Who is right? Anyone? Richard Wolff joined the Thom Hartmann Program to explain why the numbers we see can’t be trusted.