Economic Democracy

  • Connecting the Dots with Professor Wolff

     

    On April 10th, Professor Wolff joins Connect the Dots on KPFT in Houston, TX. 

  • From Crisis to Cooperation

     

    Click the links below to listen Professor Richard Wolff discuss his book Democracy at Work on The Dietrich and Brookz Show on WTFE.

    Part 1 of the Interview.

    Part 2 of the Interview.

  • Economic Update: Social Turmoil Coming

     

    Updates on CEO pay, the assault on social security, Maggie Thatcher, and "job creation." Interview with Chris Hedges on deepening social crisis, divisions, and turmoil coming. Response to listeners: on French socialists, hidden money, and workers coops paying taxes.

    On Economic Update with Professor Richard Wolff, Wolff and guests will discuss the current state of the economy, both locally and globally in relation to the economic crisis.

  • FireDogLake Book Salon

    web chat hosted by FireDogLake on April 8, 2013

    Richard Wolff’s latest book, Democracy at Work: A Cure for Capitalism, makes provocative observations about our economic woes and proposes thoughtful solutions. His writing is concise and clear so even if you do not agree with his perspective on the world you come away with a clear understanding not only of what he thinks, but why your thinking doesn’t align with his.

  • Talk Nation Radio: Richard Wolff on Putting Workers in Charge at Work

    Talk Nation Radio is a half-hour weekly radio show syndicated by Pacifica Network.  It airs on radio stations across the country, as well as being available online. Richard Wolff is a professor of economics emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the author of Democracy at Work.

    Total run time: 29:00

    Host: David Swanson. Producer: David Swanson. Music by Duke Ellington.

    Syndicated by Pacifica Network.

  • Economic Update: Economic Reality Checks

     

    Updates on "recovery," No. Dakota's public bank, costs of US wars, global austerity, and rising health care costs for employees. Major discussions of banking crisis, Stockton, CA bankruptcy, declining US manufacturing and "neutrality on raising corporations' taxes. WSDEs: Mexican tire factor run by workers since 2005; responses to questions on "pure" capitalism and business reactions to resource limits.

  • Economic Update: Economics and Capitalism

     

    Updates on Cyprus's extreme austerity, equal justice and markets, falling job quality, and capitalism's impact on China. In-depth discussions of how worker coops can get needed capital and on basic flaw in economic education at college and university levels. Response to listeners' questions on printing money and inflation and on teachers' self-directed schools.

     

  • 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.

  • WSDEs: A New Strategy for Labor and the Left

      We are overdue for a new strategy. Labor and the left are at low points in long decline processes. One cause of that decline has been adherence to a failed strategy, something admitted by AFL-CIO chief Richard Trumka early in 2013.
  • Building WSDEs: Strategies and Alliances

    Among those persuaded of the value of Worker Self-Directed Enterprises (WSDEs) and

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