How The Fed Could Stop The Climate Catastrophe

Environmental Activists are working to get the Federal Reserve to stop funding the climate change-related death of us all! And just in time, as the new IPCC report released this week suggests things are not looking good. Prof Wolff joins Julianna Forlano on 

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Economic Update: Chile's Feminist Social Revolution

[S11 E30] New

On this week's show, Prof. Wolff discusses the election of a socialist, African-American woman as new mayor in Buffalo, NY; US unemployment insurance's meager support for jobless; Teamsters target Amazon workers...READ MORE

George Gammon: Marxism Deep Dive, Socialism vs. Capitalism, A Solution To Corporatism

Prof Wolff joins George Gammon to discuss Marxism, Socialism, Capitalism, and a Solution To Corporatism. 

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Marianne Williamson: Capitalism Run Amok

Prof Wolff joins Marianne Williamson on her podcast in analyzing the deficiencies of modern capitalism, articulating the benefits of a socialist system and the road to a more equitable society. 

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Zero Hour: For New Infrastructure, a New System

Professor Wolff joins Zero Hour with RJ Eskow to discuss new infrastructure. 

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Rolling Stone: Julian Casablancas Breaks Down Capitalism and Marxism With Economist Richard Wolff on ‘S.O.S.’

Prof. Wolff sits down virtually with Julian Casablancas in the Strokes singer’s Rolling Stone interview series S.O.S. — Earth Is a MessCasablancas and Wolff talk about Marxism, capitalism, wealth inequality, the current state of America, and more.

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Breaking Points: The Working Class is WAKING UP

Professor Wolff joins Krystal Ball and guest host Kyle Kulinski on Breaking Points to break down the Biden economy and the awakening of the working class. 

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The Socialist Program: Food, Farming & Capitalism

Prof. Wolff joins Brian Becker on The Socialist Program to begin a multi-part series on agriculture under capitalism. Under this system, the most basic necessity of life -- food -- is turned into a source of profit dominated by a smaller and smaller number of agribusiness corporations. Environmental destruction and enormous waste are built into the capitalist agriculture system while hundreds of millions around the globe still go hungry.

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Prof Wolff on The West Wing Thing

Professor Richard D. Wolff joins The West Wing Thing for the Season 5 wrap up to discuss Talking Points, the West Wing's NAFTA episode.

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Economic Update: A US Left Rises to Remake the World

[S11 E29] New

On this week's show, Prof. Wolff presents updates on "The Friends" reunion and what it teaches, how China outmaneuvers US tariffs, etc., and how Yellow Vests plus French unions defeated...READ MORE

Boom Bust: NLRB finds Amazon labor law violations

Could Amazon's Bessemer, Alabama facility soon see a re-vote on its labor union drive? Professor Richard Wolff joins Boom Bust to lend his analysis of the process and the potential for a mulligan. 

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Prof. Wolff on Tavis Smiley

Prof. Wolff joins Tavis Smiley on KBLA to lay out the 200-plus-year history of capitalism and explain how we got to this point.

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The Socialist Program: Capitalist Media Monopolies Are the Enemy of Democracy

On The Socialist Program with Brain Becker, Prof Wolff continues a series of discussions about the basics of Marxism, focusing today on the corporate-owned media. The majority of the media in the United States is owned by six giant corporations -- What does this tell us about the so-called “free press”?

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The Real News Network: Capitalism is holding "all of us hostage"

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the nature of work and the lives of working people in drastic ways. Millions of workers lost their jobs over the past year and a half, millions more saw their in-person jobs reoriented to remote work, possibly for good. While there is a lot of discussion right now about what the future of work will look like after COVID-19, it's important to understand how the pandemic accelerated existing trends in the economy that have been remapping the terrain of work and the makeup of the working class over the past half century. In this special video edition of Working People, TRNN Editor-in-Chief Maximillian Alvarez talks with Prof. Wolff about what these trends tell us about the global evolution of capitalism and how we can forge a diverse working-class political coalition in the 21st century that is capable of building a political and economic system that works for all of us. 

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Economic Update: Best Years of US Lie in its Past

[S11 E28] New

On this week's show, Prof. Wolff talks about Chipotle Mexican Grill blaming its price increases on its workers, economist Arthur Laffer's claims that many poor, minority workers are "not worth $15/hour" and false claims that lower taxes help economic growth while...READ MORE

Zero Hour: How Real is the Recovery?

Prof Wolff joins Zero Hour with RJ Eskow to discuss "how real is the recovery?" 

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Thom Hartmann: If Infrastructure is Defeated the Outlook is Grim

What will be the impact on America if the 3.5 infrastructure is passed or defeated? If it passes we can do something about climate change and put people to work. If it fails - the outlook is grim. Prof Wolff joins Thom Hartmann to discuss.

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The Socialist Program: As Millions face a wave of evictions - Marx’s Theory of Rent

Prof Wolff joins the Socialist Program with Brian Becker in a series of discussions about the basics of Marxism — a method for understanding and changing the world used by many of the great revolutionaries of modern history. Brian and Prof. Wolff discuss rent, evictions and social programs under capitalism. With the CDC’s eviction moratorium set to expire, millions are now facing homelessness because they cannot pay rent. And why do governments controlled by the ultra-rich sometimes decide to institute measures that alleviate the suffering of workers?

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The United States Underestimates China’s Economic Challenge at Its Own Peril

Article by Richard D. Wolff

"Ratcheting up demonizations of China seems a poor and likely counterproductive response."

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Green and Red Podcast: Economics 101 and the myth of the "free market"

Prof. Wolff joins the Green and Red podcast for a background on the U.S. economic system and the libertarian myth of the "free market."

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Economic Update: Capitalism's Shrinking Popularity

[S11 E27] New

On this week's show, Prof. Wolff discusses French voters abstaining (66%), and rejecting party establishments in the face of social crisis; Seattle City Council helps tenants with law changes as conservatives seek to recall progressive Council leader Sawan...READ MORE

Boom Bust: The State of Unemployment

Professor Richard Wolff joins Boom Bust to discuss the revelations and the state of labor in the nation. New figures have shown that U.S. states that have cut additional unemployment benefits have seen no decrease in their labor shortage. 

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The Socialist Program: Big Oil's War Against the World!

Prof. Wolff joins the Socialist Program with Brian Becker in a series of discussions about the basics of Marxism — a method for understanding and changing the world used by many of the great revolutionaries of modern history. In this episode, Brian and Prof. Wolff discuss how oil is essential to the functioning of the global capitalist economy. They cover how capitalists have ferociously competed over the years to control the world's supply of oil at the cost of countless lives.

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[Dutch] De Nieuwe Werker - Interview Richard D. Wolff

This interview is in Dutch, for the Belgian socialist trade union magazine ABVV. 

“Pure winsthonger brengt ons bijzonder veel schade toe”

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The Critical Hour: The current economic situation

On The Critical Hour with Garland Nixon and Wilmer Leon, Prof. Wolff discusses the current economic situation in the US empire and its connected vassal states. The neo-liberal economic model has wrought economic disaster both in the US and abroad, and the COVID-19 pandemic has created a dynamic in which only massive government intervention can keep the entire system from collapsing. How long will the federal reserve be able to print its way out of disaster?

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