- Published on October 6, 2013AUDIO
Updates on meaning of government shutdown and possible default, new French law gives workers say on selling companies, biggest billionaire US land-owners, grocery store evidence show no "recovery" in US economy. Major discussions on costs and consequences of profit-driven capitalist enterprises versus workers self-directed enterprises. Response to questions on (1) Germany's Sept 22 elections and (2) whether Obamacare, if passed, would at least guarantee health insurance to America's poorest.
- Published on October 6, 2013AUDIO
Professor Wolff joins Grant Reeher on The Campbell Conversations and argues that our economic recovery has so far been a “fiction,” unless you’re in the top one percent, and he further claims that this problem reflects something much more fundamentally wrong with our modern system of capitalism. He finds a solution to the problem in a reconsideration of the way we govern the workplace.
- Published on October 3, 2013VIDEO
Professor Wolff join Andrew Schmertz at Arise Xchange to discuss the economic impact of the government shutdown.
Law and Disorder Radio Interview: A Discussion of Janet Yellen's Rise and President Obama's Proposed Attack on Social Security and MedicarePublished on September 30, 2013AUDIO
Professor Wolff joins Michael Ratner, Heidi Boghosian and Michael Steven Smith to discuss the emergence of Janet Yellen as a frontrunner for Federal Reserve chairperson and President Obama’s plans to target Social Security and Medicare for cut backs.
- Published on September 29, 2013AUDIO
Updates on buying politics, an adjunct's story, women in the US economy, and cutting mental health spending. Major discussions of "debt ceiling" maneuvers in Washington and meaning of Bangladesh workers' demonstrations. Responses to listeners on the meanings of cutting need-based state help for students and San Jose, CA's fiscal crisis.
This article originally appeared at The Guardian.
From President Obama on down, defenders of the status quo insist that the US economy has "recovered" or "is recovering". Some actually see the world that way. They inhabit, imagine they inhabit, or plan to soon inhabit the world of the infamous top 1%. Others simply seek security in life by loyally repeating whatever that 1% is saying.
- Published on September 27, 2013VIDEO
The Cambell Public Affairs Institute hosted Professor Wolff as part of its annual State of Democracy Lecture Series. Professor Wolff discussed Economic Democracy in the face of the current Economic Crisis.
- Published on September 22, 2013AUDIO
Updates on big FED decisions; Yale and other rich folks; Polish, Colombian and Greek workers fight back; and taxpayers subsidize WalMart. Interview Sarah Jaffe on low paid US workers mobilizing. Response to listeners on (1) Michigan take-over of Pontiac and impact on all workers and (2) new statistics show "recovery" has only been for top 1%.
- Published on September 20, 2013VIDEO
Professor Wolff joins Danny Schechter to discuss the narrow coverage of economics in media, our fictional economic recovery, Occupy Wall St., and the structural problems that perpetuate a vast disparity of wealth.
- Published on September 14, 2013AUDIO
Update on fast-food CEO pay, lost output from Great Recession, US healthcare overcharging explained, Treasury Secretary Paulson explains his deference to bankers, and the 1% US poorest. Major discussions on differences and conflicts between big and small businesses in capitalism and how Marxian economics differs from Neoclassical and Keynesian economics.
- Published on September 3, 2013VIDEO
Professor Wolff joins Mike Walter on Biz Asia America to talk about the upcoming G20 summit in Russia and what can be done to spur global economic growth.