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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Capitalism’s Betrayal Of The Working Class Could Be Its Undoing

This article originally appeared at Huffingtonpost.com.

Donald Trump is hacking away at working-class benefits. We’re in a period of extreme deregulation, deep tax cuts for business and the rich, extreme protectionism, and rising debt, even as the Federal Reserve increases interest rates. Together, these developments leave the working class with lower wages and benefits, higher prices, and reduced government services. 

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Economic Update: Distorting Economic Truths

This week’s episode o Economic Update features updates Professor Richard D. Wolff on the labor strikes at Disney, home sales and prices drop sharply, Nestle’s approval to profit from privatizing water, UPS and FedEx profit from...READ MORE


Richard D. Wolff on George Orwell, the Military Industrial Complex & the Emancipation of Labour

Professor Wolff talks with acTVism Munich about George Orwell's famous book called "1984", and in particular, the excerpts pertaining to the military expenditure and war.

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Economic Update: Winds of System Change

This week on Economic Update, Professor Richard D. Wolff provides updates on big French strikes to protect workers' gains, rising sub-prime loans, students pay more as states pay less for public tuition costs, West Virginia teachers strikes...READ MORE


Wall Street Bankers' Executive Bonuses Highlight Worsening Inequality

Prof. Wolff joins The Real News Network to discuss worsening inequality in the US.

 

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