Blog - Richard D. Wolff
Economic Update: Enabling Worker Coops
April 23rd, 2017, 01:07 PM

On this week's episode of Economic Update, Prof. Richard Wolff presents updates on capitalism and Earth Day, Chinese movie industry overtakes Hollywood, small businesses use cooperatives to...READ MORE

Economic Update: US Labor Unions: Past, Present, Future
April 18th, 2017, 01:07 PM

On this week's episode: Updates on United Airlines' flier abuse, Cuomo's flawed "free college" plan, what to do as self-drive vehicles end millions of jobs, and how big investors plan to...READ MORE

How Deregulation Caused the United Debacle The Big Picture RT
April 13th, 2017, 01:07 PM

Prof. Richard Wolff joins Thom Hartmann on The Big Picture RT to talk about happened with United Airlines Flight 3411 and the PR disaster that's followed.

Global Capitalism: April 2017 Monthly Economic Update
April 13th, 2017, 01:07 PM

Global Capitalism: "Trump’s Big Economic Plans Fade"
with Richard D. Wolff 
Co-sponsored by Democracy at Work, Left Forum & Judson Memorial Church

These programs begin with 30min of short updates on important economic events of the last month...READ MORE
What is Public Debt? How is money printed? And how do Governments pay for Wars?
April 13th, 2017, 01:07 PM

Professor Richard Wolff talks with acTVism Munich about public debt, the process of printing money, the role that corporate banks play...

How Capitalism Gave Birth to Trump…The Big Picture RT
April 5th, 2017, 01:07 PM

Prof. Wolff joins The Big Picture to discuss capitalism and how it may have helped Trump get elected.

Donald Trump Wants to Gut Protections for Bank Customers. Here's How to Fight Back.
March 31st, 2017, 01:07 PM

This article originally appeared at MotherJones.com and was written by Meagan Day. Prof. Wolff was interviewed and quoted for this piece.

The Trump Stock Market Really In Jeopardy? The Big Picture RT
March 29th, 2017, 01:07 PM

With the stock market up after 8 straight days of losses, Prof. Richard Wolff talks with The Big Picture RT's Thom Hartmann about whether the economy is still heading towards another crash.  

Economic Update: Capitalism and Democracy
March 29th, 2017, 01:07 PM

On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on Puerto Rico, slave labor in the cocoa fields, worsening UK inequality, leaders imposing austerity on others, Canada's Girl Guides among tourists to shun US. Major discussions...READ MORE

Bankruptcy Protection, Debt Jubilee, Students Debt and the Credit System
March 23rd, 2017, 01:07 PM

In this interview Professor Richard D. Wolff talks about bankruptcy protection, debt jubilee, students debt and the function that a credit system serves in our society today.

- Why are individual guaranteed bankruptcy protection and nation states are not?
- What is debt jubilee? What relevance does debt jubilee have in today's day and age?
- Why students and working class people taking on more and more debt?
- Why are students particularly vulnerable to predatory lending?
- Is debt being used by financial institutions as a system of control?

Richard Wolff - Is Amazon the #1 Threat To Jobs? - The Big Picture RT
March 22nd, 2017, 01:07 PM

Prof. Wolff joins The Big Picture's Thom Hartmann to talk about major threats to American jobs.  Amazon is one of the most successful American businesses of the past few decades. But is it leading to job losses for American workers. 

Economic Update: Housing Crisis US
March 19th, 2017, 01:07 PM

On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on FED and interest rates, new US and China inequality data, BLS on wage stagnation, Ford and...READ MORE

Economic Update: Questions about Capitalism
March 12th, 2017, 01:07 PM

On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff gives updates on Caterpillar tax evasion, Obamacare, slave labor for immigrants, Harvard and slavery...READ MORE

Prof. Wolff Explains why Capitalism is Collapsing
March 11th, 2017, 01:07 PM

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. 

Global Capitalism: March 2017 Monthly Economic Update
March 9th, 2017, 01:07 PM

Global Capitalism: "Is Capitalism Fading? Is System Change Underway?"
with Richard D. Wolff 
Co-sponsored by Democracy at Work, Left Forum & Judson Memorial Church

These programs begin with 30min of short updates on important economic events of the last month...READ MORE

 

"Trump's Economy: Talk vs. Reality" at Berkeley City College
March 9th, 2017, 01:07 PM

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. 

Be Very Very Careful About the Stock Market…Here’s Why
March 8th, 2017, 01:07 PM

Prof. Wolff joins Thom Hartmann on The Big Picture to talk about what's really behind the bull market - and is a crash inevitable? 

"Trump Signs New Travel Ban Directive" BBC Business Matters
March 7th, 2017, 01:07 PM

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.

 

کێشەکە لە سەرمایەداریە
March 6th, 2017, 01:07 PM

This article by Richard Wolff was originally published in English.

...بە درێژایی سەدەی ڕابردوو، سیستەمی سەرمایەداری خراپترین نیەتەکانی خۆی نیشانداوە لەنێوانیشیاندا داڕمانی گەورەی ساڵی

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Economic Update: Unfinished Revolution: Women's Paid Labor
March 5th, 2017, 01:07 PM

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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