Richard Wolff speaks with Julianna Forlano on Act.tv about the economics and vulgarity of corporate welfare.Read more
Richard Wolff joins Boom Bust to discuss the EU and ASEAN elevating their relations to a "strategic partnership"Read more
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.
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
Is China Eclipsing the USA as the World's Superpower? Richard Wolff joins the Zero Hour with RJ Eskow to discuss.Read more
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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
“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
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.Read more
Julianna Forlano welcomes back recurring guest, Richard D. Wolff to Waking Up with Julianna on act.tv, 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.Read more
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."
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.Read more
Prof. Wolff joins The Mother of All Talkshows with George Galloway to talk about the upcoming U.S. election.Read more
Professor Richard Wolff joined The Backstory to speak about the legacy of Karl Marx and Marxism in today's society. Professor Wolff spoke of a great achievement of Karl Marx, which was his critical analysis of capitalism. Professor Wolff highly suggested reading work by people in favor of capitalism as well as those against capitalism.