Stuck Nation Radio: 4th of July Edition – Collective Action Needed to Deliver on Prosperity
New York, NY – On this special holiday edition of Stuck Nation Radio, Bob Hennelly is joined by economist Richard Wolff, social justice advocate Rev. Dr. William Barber and labor historian Joe Wilson.Read more
CNN Business: Who decides if the US is in a recession? Eight White economists you've never heard of
Prof Wolff is interviewed for a CNN Business article, " Who decides if the US is in a recession? Eight White economists you've never heard of", by Nicole Goodkind.
"Wolff said he's benefited greatly from being a "poster boy" of the charmed inner circle of economists that he calls an old-boy network -— but that "someone has to be the one that says the emperor is naked.""Read more
Zero Hour: The Human Economy
Prof Wolff joins Zero Hour with RJ Eskow to discuss: the human economy.Read more
Thom Hartmann: Economist Exposes Gold Standard Myth
Prof Wolff joins the Thom Hartmann Program to discuss: There's a lot of talk by right wingers about returning to the Gold Standard. What was the gold standard, how did it work, and why is returning to it either impossible or a bad idea?Read more
The Socialist Program: Will the West, not Russia, Lose the Most from the Global Sanctions Regime?
Walter Smolarek and Prof. Richard Wolff discuss how the leaders of the wealthy G7 nations gathered in Germany this week for a summit focused on isolating Russia from the world economy. The summit discussed attempts to impose a “price cap” on Russian oil exports and a prohibition on trading Russian gold, but is this sanctions regime backfiring on the west?Read more
The Left Lens: The Crisis of Capitalism
Prof Wolff joins the Left Lens program with Danny Haiphong to discuss the crisis of capitalism, inflation, Ukraine, China and more.Read more
The Deprogram: Episode 34 - Line Goes Down
Prof Wolff joins The Deprogram, a podcast exploring and critically assessing the perceived “normalcy” of late-stage capitalism, for Episode 34: Line Goes Down.Read more
Economic Update: Political Divides Deepen
[S12 E25] New
In this week's show, Prof. Wolff presents updates on US's groceries inflation; US teacher crisis; capitalists profiting from guns and protection from guns, UN report on global suffering from Ukraine war's and sanctions regimes' costs to world's people in terms of fuel, food, and interest rate inflations; and median New York City...READ MORE
Status Coup News: Biden Can Do A LOT More to Tame Inflation
Prof Wolff joins Status Coup News with Jordan Chariton to discuss what the Biden administration can do to tame inflation.Read more
Bad Faith Podcast: The Cure for Inflation: Price Caps?
Prof Wolff joins the Bad Faith podcast with Briahna Joy Gray to answer all of your inflation questions, to weigh in on Krystal Ball's face off with Bill Maher, and to tie domestic politics to the labor activism in the UK and recent leftist victories around the world.Read more
Jacobin: Amazon & Starbucks Unionization Drives, Recession, and the French Election
Prof Wolff joins Jacobin for an interview on June 25, 2022.Read more
St. Louis Magazine: They're young, they make your coffee, and they want a say in how their company is run
“Starbucks workers, like millions across America, get it: Their employer will not improve poor job conditions, pay what inflation requires, nor ever genuinely respect them unless they form strong unions against employers' demands and threats. Long overdue, major unionization drives strengthen social justice movements.”
- Prof Wolff interviews with St. Louis Magazine for "They're young, they make your coffee, and they want a say in how their company is run”, by Devin Thomas O'SheaRead more
The Socialist Program: Going Left: Lessons for the Left from French Elections
Brian Becker and Prof. Richard Wolff discuss the elections in France's legislature that led to a large upswing in seats won by the progressives and current President Macron's center-right party losing their governing majority. What does this energy behind the left in France tell us?Read more
Economic Update: Crosscurrents of US Politics
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In this week's show, Prof. Wolff talks about the effect of Ukraine sanctions on inflation, Musk as economic dictator, Idaho progressives’ impressive gains, and offers a practical response to...READ MORE
Zero Hour: How Workers Can Fight Back
Prof Wolff joins RJ Eskow's Zero Hour to discuss: How workers can fight back.Read more
Thom Hartmann: The US Has Serious Economic Problem
Prof Wolff joins the Thom Hartmann program: Until two weeks ago, it was expected that the Fed would increase interest rates by no more than 0.5%. However, the rise today was 0.75% (that’s FIFTY PERCENT higher than expected). This is the largest single rise since 1994.Read more
The Socialist Program: Workers Crushed as Inflation Hits 40-year High
Walter Smolarek and Prof. Richard Wolff discuss the newly-released inflation report that found that prices rose at a breathtaking pace – 8.6 percent, the highest in over 40 years. Anger is spreading across the country as working people struggle to afford the basic necessities in life as fuel, food and other essential commodities become increasingly unaffordable. What can be done to solve the crisis?Read more
Straight Arrow News: Quantitative tightening is ‘uncertain’ Fed method to cool inflation
Prof Wolff joins Straight Arrow News for a segment on quantitative tightening and the Fed's method to cool inflation.Read more
Lex Fridman Podcast #295: Marxism and Communism
Professor Wolff joins the Lex Fridman Podcast for a discussion on Marxism and Communism.Read more
Fault Lines: US Economy in Disarray Amid Increased Military Support to Ukraine
On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Jamarl Thomas and Manila Chan join Prof Wolff to discuss the innate instability built-in to America's economy.Read more
Thom Hartmann: What the Hell is Stagflation?
On the Thom Hartmann Program, Prof Wolff joins to discuss: what the hell is stagflation? Its worse than inflation alone, it's worse than a stagnant economy. Stagflation is a ‘stagnant’ economy, along with rising ‘inflation’, the perfect storm.Read more
The Socialist Program: A Recession Is Coming? In This Economy??
Brian Becker and Prof. Richard Wolff discuss the possibility of a recession, now that the majority of CEOs foresee one. They're calling it mild, but is that what the economic signals are showing?Read more
WBAI Radio: The Economy, Inflation and Price Gouging
On WBAI Pacifica Radio in New York City, What's Going On! Friday's host Rebecca Myles and Prof Wolff discuss the economy, inflation, and price gouging.Read more
Economic Update: Is the US Facing Another Civil War?
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In this week's show, Prof Wolff discusses the stale old debate (competition vs monopoly) and which to blame for inflation; unionization drives across US campuses, and Eastern Kentucky University in particular; how US stores manage inflation; and Elon Musk...READ MORE
There Are Better Ways for Societies to Address Inflation Than by Hiking Interest Rates
Article by Richard D. Wolff
"As usual, the profit-driven concerns of big business and their result—a remarkably selective historical amnesia—fuel the silence about alternative anti-inflation policies. So too do the right-wing ideological blinders that now constrict U.S. politics. Yet, policy alternatives always exist, no matter how desperately partisans promoting one policy seek to obliterate debate and discussion of others... I will present three other anti-inflation policies that do not entail interest rate increases—there are many more—that could and should be part of today’s policy discussions. All have precedents in U.S. history."