Economic Update: What Capitalism's Decline Means


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This week's show is dedicated to a discussion of the signs of US capitalism's decline. Wolff explores the passage of US capitalism from its birth, through...READ MORE

Thom Hartmann: Money Created Out of Thin Air

The Fed has created more money out of thin air. The Treasury provides tax money. All of this ‘money’ is going to big business and the stock market. Professor Richard Wolff joined Thom Hartmann to explain the differences and how the money roundabout work.

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The Rick Ungar Show: Measuring how the Economy Protects Public Health

Richard Wolff joins the Rick Ungar show to discuss some of the metrics he used to ascertain the state of our economy, including how the economy protects public health.

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Boom Bust: World's Biggest Trade Deal

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. 

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Zero Hour: Is China Eclipsing the USA as the World's Superpower?

Is China Eclipsing the USA as the World's Superpower? Richard Wolff joins the Zero Hour with RJ Eskow to discuss. 

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Watching The Hawks: The Covid Holiday Season

Richard Wolff joins Watching the Hawks to discuss the impact of Covid-19 on the holiday season and the future of student loan debt.

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Economic Update: U.S. Labor Battles Covid 19 & Politics

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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

Streets Blog: Wall Street Thinks the Bike Boom is Over

“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


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Boom Bust: Soaring Chinese Exports

Richard Wolff joins Boom Bust to discuss soaring Chinese exports and the future of a trans-Pacific relations under a Biden presidency.

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News with Rick Sanchez: China Outpacing the US

Richard Wolff joins Rick Sanchez to discuss China’s meteoric advances in information technology.

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By Any Means Necessary: Dr. Richard Wolff Explains Why Capitalism Was Real Winner of #Elections2020

Prof. Wolff joins By Any Means Necessary hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman to discuss the real winners of the 2020 Election and the growing divide between progressive wing of the Democratic Party and the neoliberal establishment centrists who control it.

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Economic Update: No Matter Who Wins

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On this week’s show, Prof. Wolff presents the following short updates: Inspire Brands buys Dunkin Donuts, as big firms grow while medium and small firms...READ MORE

Thom Hartmann: California's Uber Exploitation Of Gig Workers

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.  

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ActTV: Capitalism Meets Democracy: Post Election Interview

Julianna Forlano welcomes back recurring guest, Richard D. Wolff to Waking Up with Julianna on, 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.

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Why Capitalism Was Destined to Come Out on Top in the 2020 Election

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."


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Boom Bust: Economy Under the Trump Administration

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the economy was seemingly thriving under President Donald Trump. On this Election Day, Prof Wolff joins Book Bust to take a look at the data and break it all down. 

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Upstream Podcast: How The Sickness is the System

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.

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The Mother of All Talkshows with George Galloway - Episode 72 with Richard Wolff

Prof. Wolff joins The Mother of All Talkshows with George Galloway to talk about the upcoming U.S. election.

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Economic Update: Capitalism's Worst Nightmare

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On this week's show, Prof. Wolff explores what major social changes will flow from today's combination of major economic crash and the viral pandemic (capitalism's worst nightmare). To answer, we consider...READ MORE

The Backstory: Marxism and 2020 Election

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.


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RT America: Why Wall Street is choosing Biden over Trump

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. 

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The Thom Hartmann Program: Trump's Fake Recovery

Prof. Wolff joins The Thom Hartmann Program to discuss how President Trump is faking an economic recovery to bolster himself up before the presidential election. The only question now, is will Trump's lie work on the American people?

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The Attitude: Why do we preserve capitalism?

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.

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Economic Update: Cuban Commitment to Worker Co-ops

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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

Jacobin: "Bernie 100 Day Plan w/ Richard Wolff, Jeffrey Toobin, and Bolivian Socialism"

Prof. Wolff joins Jacobin's Weekend to talk about the recent elections in Bolivia and the emergence of a Socialist leader. 

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