Prof. Wolff talks with Lee Camp on Redacted Tonight about the impact of having Goldman Sachs CEOs occupying positions of power in the White House, the likelihood of another financial collapse akin to the one in 2008 and the importance of promoting democracy in the workplace.Read more
Global Capitalism: "Is Capitalism Fading? Is System Change Underway?"
with Richard D. Wolff
Co-sponsored by Democracy at Work, Left Forum & Judson Memorial Church
The Berkeley City College Students for Socialism Club and the Jerry L. Adams Endowment Fund present "Trump's Economy: Talk vs. Reality" with Prof. Richard Wolff.Read more
Prof. Wolff joins Thom Hartmann on The Big Picture to talk about what's really behind the bull market - and is a crash inevitable?
Prof. Wolff joins BBC's Business Matters to discuss President Trump's travel ban.
President Trump has issued an executive order putting in place a new travel ban. Is it legally watertight this time? We hear from Ambassador Norman Eisen who was senior counsel to President Obama and David Rivkin, a lawyer who served under Presidents Reagan and George Bush senior.
On this week's episode of Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on Takata airbags and auto company misdeeds, Trump's defense spending, deepening inequality, why capitalism provokes...READ MORE
Prof. Wolff joins Mitch Jeserich from KPFA's Letters and Politics to speak about the current state of the globalized capitalist system and more.Read more
In this interview Prof. Wolff answers...READ MORE
On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on Vermont brewery becoming a worker coop, profitability proves nothing, Trump knocks "fiduciary rule," immigration reduces crime, Pelosi...READ MORE
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.Read more
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
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...
"Fixing Capitalism v. Moving to Another System"
Co-sponsored by Democracy at Work,
Left Forum & Judson Memorial Church
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.Read more
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