Workers' Rights & Richard Wolff

Prof. Wolff joins Jesse Ventura to discuss the erosion of workers’ rights in America and how employment cooperatives may improve the economy.

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Will Hot Money Lead to the End of U.S. Economic Dominance?

Professor Wolff joins The Thom Hartmann Program to discuss the end of U.S. economic dominance and what that will mean for the economy!

 

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Economic Update: Labor Vs. Capitalism

This week on Economic Update, Prof. Wolff gets into the Left victory in Mexico's election, SCOTUS's Janus decision, Trump’s Foxconn fakery in Wisconsin, the GOP’s forced labor for...READ MORE


And The Assault On Unions Continues…

Prof. Richard D. Wolff speaks with WORT Community Radio about the history of the rise and fall of unions in the U.S.

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An Interview With Professor Richard D. Wolff

Labor unions have been on the decline in the United States for over fifty years, which has caused a decline in wages, working environments and overall social conditions. In other countries, a strong alliance between labor unions and social movements have brought improvements. 

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Economic Update: Criticizing Capitalism

In this episode of Economic Update, Prof. Richard D. Wolff delivers updates on Colorado’s laws favoring co-ops, capitalism and suicide continues, rent control on the California ballot, the effects of...READ MORE


Economic Update: Contradictions Coming Home

In this episode of Economic Update, Prof. Wolff delivers updates on the exploding suicide rate in the U.S., irrational home-building reflects and worsens inequality, VA nurses sue...READ MORE


Economic Update: Tariffs In An Unraveling Economy

In the first episode of the new season of Economic Update, Professor Wolff delivers updates on tariffs as political fiction, the Irish state apologizes for the gross exploitation of young women, the continuation of...READ MORE


Marx’s Concept of Class

This article originally appeared at Logosjournal.com

The concept of class poses profound problems for theory and practice. This is true across the academic disciplines and in the confused incoherence around “class issues” when concepts of class surface in economic, political and cultural discourses.

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Economic Impact: Trump's trade war is ‘political theatre’

Prof. Wolff joins RT America’s Manila Chan to comment on the recent G7 Summit. Some fear President Trump’s controversial comments at the G7 summit may lead to a trade war and even a severe economic depression.
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Capitalism Is The Reason Your Employer Is Screwing You Over

This article originally appeared at Huffpost.com

The answer:worker cooperatives.

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Prof. Wolff on The KPFA Evening News

Prof. Wolff joins Glenn Reeder on KPFA's The Evening News to discuss Trump and G7 economic summit.

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Economic Update: Standing Up

This week on Economic Update, Prof. Richard D. Wolff provides updates on China's growing life expectancy, Ireland's vote on abortion, the reality of unemployment in the U.S., why Amazon offers a...READ MORE


The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow: Beyond Capitalism

Prof. Wolff joins The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow to talk about economic downturns in a capitalist system.

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Talking taxes: A Boom Bust special with Prof. Wolff

Prof. Wolff joins RT's Boom Bust to talk about taxes. Taxes; can’t live with them, can’t live without them. From income tax, state tax, to federal tax, and more, they’re part of our lives. 

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Economic Update: An Unsustainable System

This week on Economic Update, Professor Wolff delivers updates on the decline of U.S. cities and the potential of “private cities”, the ever-growing freelancers’ economy, why the U.S. Supreme Court...READ MORE


Trump, The Collapse Of Capitalism, Worker Co Ops

Prof. Wolff talks about the Trump administration, the collapse of Capitalism, and worker co-ops as a viable solution.

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Economic Update: Another Gilded Age

This week on Economic Update, Professor Wolff delivers updates on Theranos bankruptcy and workers' risks, our second "gilded age," mortgage lenders turning to rich borrowers, Trump on...READ MORE


Economic Update: Capitalism Provokes Workers

This week on Economic Update, Professor Wolff delivers updates on the workers' strikes at the University of California, the debate over privatized fire departments, how and why big money is buying...READ MORE


Marx’s Writings: The Communist Manifest and Das Capital

Marking the bicentennial of the birth of Karl Marx, we continue our series of conversations about Marxist ideas and their influence in history.  Prof. Wolff  talks to KPFA's Letters and Politics Mitch Jeserich about the period when Marx was writing the communist manifesto, his long exile in England and his writing of Das Capital.

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Going Beyond Bernie: Bringing Democracy to the Work Place

Bernie Sanders cites labor Unions as a start but never the end to democratizing the workplace. 

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Global Capitalism: May 2018 Monthly Economic Update

Global Capitalism: Linking Trump and Marx’s Critique of Capitalism

with Richard D. Wolff 
Co-sponsored by Democracy at Work, Left Forum & Judson Memorial Church

These programs begin with 30 minutes of short updates on important economic events of the last month, then Wolff analyzes several major economic issues. For May 2018, these issues will include... READ MORE


Worker Co-Ops Are Wildly Successful But U.S. Media Ignores

Prof. Wolff joins The Jimmy Dore Show to discuss the success of Worker Co-Ops around the world and how American Capitalists wasted no time trying to exploit workers.

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We Aren’t Prepared For Capitalism’s Failures

Prof. Wolff on The Jimmy Dore Show discusses the history of socialists running for office, gives his thoughts on contemporary American politics and why we aren’t prepared for capitalism’s failures and never have been.

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Marxist Economic Theory Easily Explained w/Richard Wolff

Prof. Wolff joins The Jimmy Dore Show to talk about Marx and Marxist theories.

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