Economic Update: Capital for Worker Coops

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On this week's episode of Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on US workers' productivity rising while wages flat since 2009, US corps evading taxes, Gallup Poll on poor US job picture, wealth of  billionaires enough, if redistributed, to change...READ MORE


How Capitalism Perpetuates Immigration

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This article originally appeared at Truthout.org

Capitalism has a long, ugly history of scapegoating immigrants. The pattern has been repeated often. For example, British capitalism's drive to empire helped force the Irish, as colonial subjects, to emigrate. Miserable colonial conditions, including horrific famines, drove many Irish to labor for capitalists in England at wages lower than English workers had won. English workers raged against and clashed with the Irish immigrants more than they struggled against the colonial system that had brought them.

 

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Economic Update: Economics and Red States: Arlie Hochschild

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On this week's episode of Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on Corbyn's victory in UK, Uber drivers unionize, state retirement systems sued for threatening pensions, hard facts about...READ MORE


The Greylock Glass Growl: RICHARD WOLFF ON THE TPP AND VANISHING HIGHER ED CAREERS

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Prof. Wolff joins The Greylock Glass's Growl Podcast to discuss the TPP and the ever vanishing higher education careers.

 

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Economic Update: Higher Ed Class Struggles

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On this week's episode of Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on top Corp leaders and top government officials as tight partners, British wages and...READ MORE


Prof. Wolff on TRNN: "Don't Celebrate Just Yet: Median Household Income In a 20-Year Decline"

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Recent statistics from the US Census Bureau show improvement from 2014-2015, but in reality, wages are in a real decline and no mechanisms have been put in place to prevent another crash, says Prof. Wolff.

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The Contradictions of Finance

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This article originally appeared at Truthout.org and Roar Magazine.

Like much else in economies, finance both enhances the economy's growth and development and undermines it. The balance between these contradictory effects depends on all the other aspects of an economy and society and how they all influence financial contradictions. From its first entrance into the economy -- that part of society concerned with the production and...READ MORE


Economic Update: Worker Coops Vs. Capitalism

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On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on declining US incomes, parental leave policies, rising medical deductibles...READ MORE


Global Capitalism: September 2016 Monthly Economic Update

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Global Capitalism, Monthly Economic Update:
"Labor Day: The Condition of the Working Class & Labor's Strategy"

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 September 2016, these will include...READ MORE

 


Prof. Wolff on The Big Picture RT with Thom Hartmann

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Prof. Wolff joins The Big Picture RT's Thom Hartmann to discuss whether the FED has created a "False Economy."

 

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