NAFTA Replacement USMCA is Mere ‘Theatrics'

Prof. Wolff speaks with Loud & Clear on Radio Sputnik about the latest trade deal agreed upon by the United States, Mexico and Canada.

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Economic Update: Black Socialists of America

This week on Economic Update, Prof. Wolff delivers updates on Chicago hotel workers strike and Philadelphia parking lot attendants organizing, Cuomo's centrist, money-dependent campaign for Governor, another...READ MORE


Global Capitalism: September 2018 Economic Update

Economic Nationalism: How Capitalism Tries to Cope With Extreme Inequality

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 Prof. Wolff analyzes several major economic issues. For September 2018, these issues will include...READ MORE


Richard Wolff on the causes and consequences of the Great Recession

Prof. Wolff joined Alex Whisson of Perth Indymedia to discuss the causes and consequences of the Great Recession.


Economic Update: Launching a New University

This week on Economic Update, Prof. Wolff delivers updates on the 10th anniversary of the Lehman Brothers Bank collapse, helping Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez explain how to finance...READ MORE


“Stealing Intellectual Property” is Fake News

This article originally appeared at CommonDreams.org

Trump uses the fake news of “intellectual property theft” to justify his tariff war on China. He boasts that he is going to stop the Chinese stealing that victimizes Americans. In yet another way, he will be the savior of Americans’ economic future, a savior who needs/deserves their votes and donations. He takes his cues from the televangelists.

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The Great Crash 10 Years Later: No Recovery for Millions of Americans

Prof. Wolff joins Brian Becker and John Kiriakou on Loud & Clear to discuss the effects of the 2008 crash on American taxpayers and where we are a decade later.  

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Swedish Election Results, Immigration, & MMT

Prof. Wolff talks with Jamarl Thomas about the election results in Swedan, immigration, and Modern Monetary Theory.

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Capitalism Is Not the “Market System”

This article was originally published at Truthout.org

With the Democratic Socialists of America now counting 48,000 people within its membership and socialist candidates such as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez pushing for free universities and Medicare for All, Americans are once again discussing capitalism versus socialism. Fortunately, they are not doing so in the old Cold War manner of uncritically celebrating one while demonizing the other. Rather, it’s a debate over the choice Americans must make now between keeping capitalism or changing the system to some form of socialism. As debates often do, this debate awakens us to problems and differences in how we understand its basic terms. For clarity and to make progress in this important debate, we need to stop conflating “capitalism” with the market. This is done far too often and on all sides of the debate.

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Economic Update: Capitalism Invites Deepening Criticism

Updates on new approach to Labor Day, DNC accepts fossil fuel donations, Turkey's crisis as typical capitalist instability, collapse of Genoa toll bridge, exploding gap between...READ MORE



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