RTTV Boom Bust: For-Profit Schools are making money, but failing the grade

Prof. Wolff joins Lindsay France from RTTV's Boom Bust to discuss the big money behind For-Profit schools and how they just aren’t cutting it for students.

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Economic Update: Trumponomics Exposed

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On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on Basic economy airfares, Trump-May delusions, drop in US union membership, Trump's attacks on Mexico and TPP, elite colleges vs state schools. Major discussion of...READ MORE


Economic Update: Organizing for Social Change

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On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on Trump advisors, small fines for big corps, wages 1980-2015 by race, gender, and class, real poverty data, bits from Davos. Interview with two senior advisors on...READ MORE


acTVism Munich: Freedom & Democracy:Global Issues in Context

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Prof. Wolff joins a panel of leading experts: Edward Snowden, Srecko Horvat, Jeremy Scahill and Paul Jay in a discussion about freedom and democracy...READ MORE


Economic Update: Economic/social costs of Prisons

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On this week's episode of Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on people forming coops in Detroit and Fridley, Minn; VW's guilty plea and Cuomo's fake numbers; real reason for...

 


LIVE ON JAN. 15 AT 1PM: acTVism Freedom & Democracy Livestream

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Tune into acTVism Munich's Freedom & Democracy panel, where Richard D. Wolff joins Edward Snowden, Srecko Horvat and Paul Jay for a livestreamed event from Munich, Germany... READ MORE


Global Capitalism: January 2017 Monthly Economic Update

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Global Capitalism:
"Fixing Capitalism v. Moving to Another System"
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 January, these will include...READ MORE

TRNN: Obama's Economic Legacy: Recovery for the Architects of Financial Crisis

Underpinning people's rage towards the establishment is the sense that modern capitalism is no longer working, says economist Richard Wolff . For working people in the United States, the last 10 years have been very, very bad. And what's worse is they come on top of the previous 20 years, when they weren't very good either -- which is why the gap between rich and poor has gotten so much more extreme...it's why the predictions that Mr. Obama's successor, Mrs. Clinton, would win the election, that assumption was destroyed. And, in large part, it was because the reality of what has happened to working people's situation turned them against the Democratic Party, made them leave the Democratic Party, and particularly the central wing, the Clinton wing. 

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Economic Update: Economics of Emotional Labor

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On this week's episode of Economic Update, Prof. Wolff interviews Dr Harriet Fraad on emotional labor.  READ MORE


Capitalism Is the Problem

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This article originally appeared at Truthout.org 

Over the last century, capitalism has repeatedly revealed its worst tendencies: instability and inequality. Instances of instability include the Great Depression (1929-1941) and the Great Recession since 2008, plus eleven "downturns" in the US between those two global collapses. Each time, millions lost jobs, misery soared, poverty worsened and massive resources were wasted. Leaders promised...READ MORE


Kapitalismus vs. Sozialismus: Eine neue Debatte

This article by Richard Wolff was originally published in English. Dieser Artikel von Richard Wolff wurde ursprünglich in Englisch veröffentlicht.

Wieder einmal gefährden die Widersprüche, Fehler und Schwächen des Kapitalismus‘ seine eigene Existenz. READ MORE


Economic Update: We Can Do Better Than Capitalism

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On this week's episode of Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on mistreated homeless, keeping millions from voting, 'I, Daniel Blake,' 3000 water systems like,Trump's foreign employees, unequal retirement USA, Sen Whitehouse on anti-science. READ MORE


How Trump Could Bring on the Crash of 2016

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Prof. Wolff joins Thom Hartmann on The Big Picture to discuss Trump’s economic and trade policies.  If Trump cuts taxes and ramps up defense spending, the U.S. could be looking at a shift back to Reagan-era economics. 

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Economic Update: Xmas vs Economic Realities

On this week's episode of Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on politicians lying about economics, fines for big banks, Maine votes left, int students come less to US, Pebble Mine struggle, fading American dream. READ MORE


Wolff on Upstream: The Recession isn't Over, but is Capitalism?

Unemployment is down and the stock market is up. So we're in a recovery, right? Many politicians & economists would like us to think that, but Prof. Wolff explains how this couldn't be farther from the truth. Not only is the recession that started in 2008 far from over, but we might actually be witnessing the collapse of capitalism as we know it. LISTEN HERE


Economic Update: Escape from Labor in Capitalism

On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on US defense spending,  French vs US capitalism, Ikea's US paid family leave, Trump's economics. Interview with. READ MORE


Global Capitalism: "Trump's Ideas for Jobs, Taxes, Trade" (DEC 2016)

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 December, these include... READ MORE


Economic Update: Economics of Women Voting Trump

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On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on Trump gutting estate tax; capitalist outrages; Trump appoints Wall Street billionaires; Green Party victory in Austria; big oil companies' desperation; Pope Francis on...READ MORE


Capitalism vs. Socialism: A Changed Debate

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This article originally appeared at Truthout.org

Once again, private capitalism's contradictions, flaws and weaknesses threaten its own existence. READ MORE


Economic Update: Mass Media: the Critique

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On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on Maggie's Farm, John Lewis coop in UK, Trudeau on Castro, economics of immigration, Deutschland Bank and...READ MORE


CCTV America: Richard Wolff on urban income inequality

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Prof. Wolff joins CCTV America's Michelle Makori to discuss the US's urban income inequalities.

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Economic Update: Moving Beyond Capitalism

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On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on real corporate taxes, Canada's infrastructure maneuver, economics of real estate, foreign students leaving. Major discussions of...READ MORE


Randi Rhodes: "Capitalism Itself is to Blame for Donald Trump"

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America lashed out at our economic system, but our new president-elect won't be able to help. Instead, argues Professor Richard Wolff, we must change the way we approach work.

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Economic Update: Economics of Trump

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On this episode of Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on big Texas worker coop, Audi deal to make cars in China, Pope's criticism of capitalism, Trump's Wall Streeters. Major discussions of...READ MORE


China Takes a Great Leap Forward into Space

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Prof. Wolff joins BBC's Business Matters to discuss China's interest in space.

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