The Socialist Program: When and Why Revolutions Happen:

On this week's episode of The Socialist Program's regular segment "Capitalism in Crisis" with Prof. Richard Wolff, we discuss the obscene and widening inequality in U.S. society, the abject failure of Congress to do anything to address this even amidst the Coronavirus crisis, and what dramatic consequences could follow.

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Act TV: The Economics And Vulgarity Of Corporate Welfare

Richard Wolff speaks with Julianna Forlano on about the economics and vulgarity of corporate welfare.

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Boom Bust: ASEAN, EU Enter ‘Strategic Partnership'

Richard Wolff joins Boom Bust to discuss the EU and ASEAN elevating their relations to a "strategic partnership"

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Status Coup: Potential COVID Depression

Status Coup's Jordan Chariton speaks with economist and professor Richard Wolff about the ongoing economic crisis.

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The Socialist Program: How the Capitalists Drive U.S. Government Policy

Prof Wolff joins The Socialist Program's weekly segment "Capitalism in Crisis." In this segment, Wolff discusses with Brian Becker how Wall Street rules Washington and tailors government policy to suit their own needs. These include outsourcing, "free trade" agreements and union-busting. Plus, we discuss Janet Yellen, Biden's choice for Treasury Secretary, and what workers can expect from a Biden administration. Brian and Prof. Wolff talk about the history of how the labor and socialist movements have organized to press demands and win concrete gains no matter who is in office.


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News with Rick Sanchez: Dow Breaks Record while 10 Million Jobless

Of the 22 million US workers lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 12 million mostly white-collar workers have regained employment and even benefited from record home prices and low interest rates. But what about the 10 million who are expected to continue to languish in unemployment? Renowned economist Prof. Richard Wolff explains how the crisis facing these jobless millions will have devastating circumstances for us all.

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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