- Published on March 25, 2014VIDEO
Professor Wolff joins Thom Hartmann. Joining the European Union has been a disaster for countries like Greece – Spain – and Ireland. Austerity cuts have decimated their already struggling economies. So why is Ukraine even THINKING of moving closer to joining the EU?
- Published on March 16, 2014AUDIO
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Updates on the General Motors recall scandal; corporations' push for secret courts; the economics of marijuana; Radio Shack closings; and US workers leaving the labor force. Major discussions of the history and basics of the criticism of capitalism, and billionaires and extreme inequality as products of capitalism.
- Published on March 11, 2014VIDEO
Professor Wolff examines what Obama did, did not do, and aims to do in the face of ongoing economic crisis. Other major topics include the attack on employee pensions and the growing interest – in New York, the U.S. and globally – in worker cooperatives as alternatives to capitalist enterprises.
- Published on March 2, 2014AUDIOUpdates on Delta Airlines changes, US millionaires in office, irrational student debt, and Rupert Murdoch's wealth. Major discussions of monopoly and competition in media industry, public employee pension economics, and Obama's economic significance.
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Richard Wolff talks about "The Shape of a Post-Capitalist Future," his entry in the new anthology Imagine: Living in a Socialist USA, and his conviction that making the transition from capitalism to socialism requires a deliberate critique of capitalist workplace organization.
Leslie Thatcher for Truthout: What motivated you to choose (of all things!) "corporate structure" in your search for a "powerful, attractive and credible vision of socialism?"
- Published on February 24, 2014VIDEONew York City Council Committee on Community Development Hearing on “Worker Cooperatives – Is This A Model That Can
New York City Council
Committee on Community Development
TESTIMONY of Richard D. Wolff, Democracy at Work, Inc.
Richard D. Wolff
Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Visiting Professor, New School University, New York
Member of the Board, DemocracyatWork.info
New York, NY