Class Analysis

Articles covering aspects of class analysis.

Marx’s Revenge: How Class Struggle Is Shaping the World

 

Moyers & Company Part II

 

Richard Wolff on Capitalism’s Destructive Power

Richard Wolff’s smart, blunt talk about the crisis of capitalism on his first Moyers & Company appearance was so compelling and provocative, we asked him to return. This time, the economics expert answers questions sent in by our viewers, diving further into economic inequality, the limitations of industry regulation, and the widening gap between a booming stock market and a population that increasingly lives in poverty.

On U.S. China Economic Relations

    Economist Richard Wolff joins Mark Niu on CCTV to discuss the delicate trade relationship between the U.S. and China.

Is capitalism "American"?

  Pete Dominick presses Professor Wolff on his Sirus radio program Stand Up!

Sequester Talk on Russia Today

      On Capitol Hill, there's still no deal in sight to avert the 85-billion-dollars' worth of cuts which will kick in later on Friday. It's known in Washington as the 'sequester' and would see significant reductions on military and domestic spending. But Republicans and Democrats just can't agree on what to do. President Obama says U.S. will get through the deep budget cuts if it has to, but admits the economy will get even worse. Economist Richard Wolff says the American people should prepare for the worst.

Economic Update: Profit, Austerity and Criticizing the System

Updates on profit-driven scandals (horsemeat in Europe and fish in US); how long we work, Correa's anti-austerity victory in Ecuador, and getting public benefits for public investm

Interview with Greek newspaper Eleftherotypia

    It’s been five years since the global financial crisis of 2007-08, yet most advanced capitalist economies are either experiencing weak growth or are in recession. And then, of course, there are the peripheral nations in the euro zone which are in a deep depression. Are you surprised by the severity of the global crisis of 2007-08?   No. Decades-long developments in global capitalism prepared the conditions for a long and deep crisis.

Capitalism Becomes Questionable

originally appeared in MRzine   The depth and length of the global crisis are now clear to millions.  In the sixth year since it started in late 2007, no end is in sight.  Unemployment rates are now less than halfway back from their recession peak to where they were in 2007.  Over 20 million are without work, millions more limited to part-time work, millions have been foreclosed out of their homes.   Those who retain jobs suffer declining real wages, fewer benefits, reduced job security, and more work.

Interview with Jim Banks on KGNU

 

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