Class Analysis

Articles covering aspects of class analysis.

Prof. Wolff Discusses Katrina and NOLA and more on 89.9 WORT Community Radio, Madison, WI

In this  1-hour radio interview with 89.9 FM WORT in Madison, WI, Prof. Wolff talks about Katrina and NOLA, global warming, and the whole private versus state debate.

Economic Update: Market Chaos Hits Us All

 Updates on Dismaland theme park, reghettoization, western fires, Amazon undercuts pensions, and analyzing market chaos vs blaming China. Major discussions of oil market collapse and of rich universities' abuse of tax exemptions.

Prof. Wolff speaks to The Big Picture's Thom Hartmann about Market Meltdown

Prof. Wolff talks to The Big Picture's Thom Hartmann about Monday’s historic lows in the financial markets. Prof. Wolff breaks down China’s economy and if the devaluation of the yuan is the root to this market meltdown. Then Prof. Wolff and Thom take a look at the U.S. economy and review wage growth, inequality, and pensions. 

Economic Update: Labor Day Economics

Updates on Labor Day's meaning, Amazon's workplace horrors, Dunkin Donuts' CEO against $ 15/hr, and how capitalism undermines recycling. Response to questions on shifting US federal tax burdens and on state's role in capitalist economies. Major discussion of criticism of capitalism and directions for a better system.

Prof. Wolff on Follow The Money Daily

PODCAST: Is Capitalism Broken?

Prof. Wolff discusses with Jerry Robinson the dark side of capitalism on Follow The Money Daily podcast.

 

Global Capitalism: August 2015 Monthly Update

Capitalism, the Vanishing Middle and the Poor

Judson Memorial Church

Assembly Hall

239 Thompson Street at Washington Square, Manhattan

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 Wolff analyzes several major economic issues. For this Aug. 12, these will include:

Economic Update: System Toxicity

Updates on China's currency moves, UK'S Corbyn like US Sanders, adjuncts unionize, Pepsi and Coke offer self-serving health advice, Rand Paul's misunderstanding of economics. We answer questions about what happened to US real wages from 1974 to 2014. We analyze why no consensus about global warming, what are toxic effects of rising inequality, and role of psychologists in advertising.

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