The Economic Crisis
Articles about the recession and financial crisis that began in late 2007.
Updates on Newtown, CT. school shooting, global warming and the CIA, Hostess abuses workers' pensions, and growing gap between CEOs' and workers' pay. Discussion: (1) lessons of Michigan Republicans' assault on union finances and (2) causes and results of declining workers' conditions in US, Europe. Response to listeners: rotation of work in coop workplaces vs capitalist enterprises.
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.
Capitalism Vs. Co-ops by Occupy Radio on Mixcloud
In this Skype interview with Occupy Radio Wolff outlines his views on the failure of capitalism and it’s alternatives.
Click here to stream this interview from the WPKN Counterpoint archives
Counterpoint, hosted by Scott Harris, is heard every Monday night on WPKN 89.5 FM, Bridgeport, CT between 8:00 - 10:00 pm ET. Webstreaming and audio archive at http://wpkn.org
Updates on California's vote for tax hikes on the super rich, a public-funded museum sued for charging admission, and worker self-direction as a solution for the bankrupt Hostess bakery. Interview with political science professor Peter Ranis on workers' coops in Argentina, Cuba, and the US. Response to questions on why corporations and the rich prefer austerity as policy in capitalist downturns.