Impact of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's Return to the Private Sector

Trump's plan to re-privatize the mortgage loan companies Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae opens the door to the factors that caused the 2008 financial crisis.

This story appears courtesy of Real News Network - Listen Here


Why is the US Economy so Prone to Crashes?

Since the mid-20th Century, every major recession in the United States has been preceded by an inversion of the bond “yield curve,” a key indicator of the health of the economy. In August, the curve inverted once again, leading to widespread alarm that a significant economic downturn is imminent. 

This article appears courtesy of The Globe Post.

 


#ClearTheLists Puts Focus on Insufficient School Funding

As U.S. schoolchildren return to the classroom, teachers across the country are asking for help from the public to bridge the gap between funding and need through a new viral campaign that is putting renewed focus on the woefully insufficient funding of U.S. public schools. 

This article appears courtesy of Common Dreams.

 


Greed and Hype as New Hurricane Reality

Discussion of destructive potential of Hurricane Dorian, why it has dominated the establishment news and the ominous possibility that the U.S. may be incapable of dealing with hurricanes. 

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Are We at Risk of Another Recession?

Prof. Wolff talks to KPFA about the risk of another recession and the absurdity of Trump’s trade war with China.

This interview appears courtesy of KPFA in the San Francisco Bay area.


State of the U.S. Economy

Donald Trump is proudly claiming that the U.S. economy has never been better, but what is the reality of the state of the economy in the United States? This interview appears courtesy of Sojourner Truth With Margaret Prescod


Economic Update: Homelessness in the U.S.

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This week on Economic Update, Professor Wolff delivers updates on politicians' "blame game" of scapegoating to avoid blaming capitalism, middle class squeezed by prices, limits of...READ MORE


Socialism in 2019

Prof. Wolff Discusses Socialism in 2019 with Abby Martin on the Empire Files.

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How to Move from Capitalism to Co-Op

Richard Wolff Explains Socialism and How to Move from Capitalism to Co-op with Eric Unger and Paul DuPont of Hard Lens Media.

This interview appears courtesy of Hard Lens Media


Prof. Wolff on the State of the Economy

Prof. Wolff Weighs In on the State of the Economy With The Hill's Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti.
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