- Published on February 8, 2016AUDIO
On this week's episode of Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on the economic significance of Sanders' Iowa vote, Keynes on risks of revolution against capitalism, costs of oil market collapse. Interview with author Pete Dolack on lessons for today of past experiments in socialism.
- Published on February 4, 2016VIDEO
Demands for Basic Economic Change Keep Growing
Co-sponsored by Democracy at Work, Left Forum, and Judson Memorial Church
These programs begin with 30 minutes of short updates on important economic events of the last month. Then Prof. Wolff analyzes several major economic issues. For this February, these will include:
In this article, David Smith interviews Prof. Wolff and originally appeared at EconomyWatch.com
Rather than undermine his campaign, Bernie Sanders has made a virtue of the label ‘socialist’ and is riding a wave of opposition to economic inequality that began with the Occupy Wall Street movement.
This article originally appeared at Truthout.org.
Mainstream economics has always privileged one debate above all others as its most central. Should production and distribution of goods and services be private or public, done by individuals or the state? Mainstream economists likewise keep aggressively projecting this question as the central debate for politics and politicians. Such arrogant self-confidence is the other side of the insular self-absorption that characterizes so much of the mainstream economics "discipline."
- Published on January 24, 2016AUDIO
On this week's episode of Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on Obama on/in Detroit, Walmart closing stores, Santa Fe and public banking, food-makers' profits vs people's health. Major discussion of Oxfam and IECD reports on world poverty and inequality.
- Published on January 18, 2016AUDIO
On this week's episode of Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on worker actions by UK's "junior doctors" and Detroit teachers, Flint's poisoned water, Supreme Court struggle. More on US govt subsidy of religion. Interview on worker coops with Michael Johnson author of new book.
- Published on January 14, 2016AUDIO
This article originally appeared at WorldFinance.org and quotes Prof. Wolff.
Global debt is spiralling out of control and the next financial crisis appears to be imminent. With few lessons learned since the 2008 recession, what will become of the world once it has been consumed by its own losses?
- Published on January 10, 2016AUDIOOn this week's episode Prof. Wolff provides updates on Obamacare scandal, bank errors threaten depositors, public pension looting, subsidizing religion. Major discussion of old vs new meanings of capitalism as an economic system.
"Has The Crash of 2016 Now Begun? What Can & Should Be Done?" - Prof. Wolff on The Big Picture with Thom HartmannPublished on January 5, 2016VIDEO
Prof. Wolff goes off on the state of the economy with The Big Picture's Thom Hartmann. What no one is talking about is the fact that that China isn't driving the looming economic crash - what's driving it is the fact that so-called "free market" capitalism and austerity politics are failing at a global scale.