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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Economic Update: The Contributions of Karl Marx (Part I)

Professor Wolff takes a deeper look at the life and work of Karl Marx in celebration of the 200th anniversary...READ MORE


An Ode to Eugene V. Debs and the End of Capitalism

This article was written by Jordan Riefe and originally appeared at Truthdig.com

Once upon a time, the word “socialist” wasn’t considered a dirty word. In fact, in 1912, roughly a million people (6 percent of the popular vote), voted for a socialist for president. He is the subject of filmmaker Yale Strom’s new documentary, “American Socialist: The Life and Times of Eugene Victor Debs,” in limited release in New York from April 27 through May 3 and in Los Angeles from May 4 through May 10.

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Richard Wolff Speaks to Packed House on Socialism, a New Economic Future

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Economic Update: Employees vs. Employers - Endless Tensions

This week on Economic Update, Professor Wolff delivers updates on German workers who elect almost half of corporate boards of directors, major US corporations with negative...READ MORE


Economic Update: Struggling Against the System

This week’s episode of Economic Update features updates from Professor Richard D. Wolff on teachers' strikes, capitalism abuses facebook, colleges reward...READ MORE


Millennials & Retirement Savings

Prof. Wolff joins RT's Boom Bust to talk about the difficulties millennials are having finding jobs and what that will mean for them when they reach retirement. 

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