- Published on June 6, 2011AUDIO
As Congress faces such burning issues as healthcare, global warming and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Pacifica's Mitch Jeserich hosts “Letters and Politics” a look at national politics from a progressive perspective. Professor Wolff joins KPFA in San Francisco to discuss jobs today.
- The unstable alliance of the Tea Party and corporate America will unravel. Then the left must provide an alternative to austerityPublished on June 3, 2011
Appeared in the Guardian "Comment is Free" on June 3rd, 2011
Tea Party activists gather on Capitol Hill in support of budget cuts, but the Tea Party's libertarian, anti-government sentiment clashes with corporate interests in, for instance, federal spending on defence. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images
- Published on June 1, 2011AUDIO
On May 31st, 2011, Richard D. Wolff returns for a third interview on HFTF. The interview explores the role that media events like the Royal Wedding last month play in our culture, as well as more on the economic crisis, unemlpoyment and debt.
- Published on May 25, 2011VIDEO
This summer (2011) the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Department of Economics (www.umass.edu/economics) will offer, for the first time, an online course in Marxian Economics (Econ 305). Professor Stephen Resnick will teach this course which he prepared based on the popular undergraduate course in Marxian Economics that was developed by Professor Resnick together with Professor Richard Wolff and taught by both of them over the last 25 years.
- Published on May 23, 2011AUDIO
"Left Jab" is an irreverent, informative and often provocative talk radio show hosted by two of Washington's most respected progressive insiders, David Goodfriend and Mark Walsh, co-founders of Air America Radio.
- Published on May 18, 2011AUDIOJoin Professor Richard Wolff as he discuss the issues of the health care in the United States, gas prices and the government debt of Greece in relation to the economic crisis. 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.We will focus on wages, jobs, taxes, and debts - and on interest rates, prices, and profits.
- Published on May 16, 2011VIDEO
For tonight's "Conversations with Great Minds" Thom Hartmann is joined by an economist Richard Wolff whose many books and more than four decades of teaching have focused on Marxian economics, economic methodology and class analysis. He is professor of Economics Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts - Amherst and is currently a visiting professor in the Graduate Program of International Affairs at the New School University in New York City. His latest book is Capitalism Hits the Fan: The Global Economic Meltdown and What to Do About It.
More and more we hear that nothing can be done to tax major corporations because of the threat of how they would respond. Likewise, we cannot stop their price gouging or even the government subsidies and tax loopholes they enjoy. For example, as the oil majors reap stunning profits from high oil and gas prices, we are told it is impossible to tax their windfall profits or stop the billions they get in government subsidies and tax loopholes.