- Published on September 14, 2015AUDIOUpdates on economics of refugees, Ford buys French political wife, LAs homeless, Labor Day history, Seattle Teachers strike, and Japan's jobs ever more precarious. Response to listeners on why rising wages need NOT mean rising prices. Interview with Dr. Harriet Fraad, mental health counselor, on the psychological pains, personal suffering, and huge social costs of imposing uncertainty and precarity on job security, hours and days of work, benefits, and wages.
- Published on September 9, 2015VIDEO
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 September, these will include:
- Published on September 6, 2015AUDIO
Updates on extreme poverty, workers' victory over tech giants, NFL concussions, Trump's economics analyzed, and Oakland for worker coops. Response to listeners on workers who lost out from 2007-2014 and on injustice of state and local taxes. Major discussions of (1) last week's stock market gyrations and (2) the resurgence of socialism.
- Published on August 28, 2015AUDIO
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.
- Published on August 28, 2015AUDIOUpdates 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.
- Published on August 25, 2015VIDEO
- Published on August 24, 2015VIDEO
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.
- Published on August 23, 2015AUDIO
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.
On July 23rd, at 6:00 p.m. there was a rally outside Victoria city hall held by Divest Victoria, which is a group that has been asking the city of Victoria to seek ways to invest municipal funds in a socially and ecologically responsible manner. At 7:00 p.m., the rally entered city hall to witness a debate and a vote on a motion put forward by Mayor Lisa Helps, councillor Jeremy Loveday, and councillor Ben Isitt to take the first steps in Divesting from fossil fuels.
Prof. Wolff talks about this and the divestment movement on Climate Jam.