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Capitalism Hits the Fan Movie

Watch as Professor Richard Wolff breaks down the root causes of today's economic crisis, showing how it was decades in the making and in fact reflects seismic failures within the structures of American-style capitalism itself. Wolff traces the source of the economic crisis to the 1970s, when wages began to stagnate and American workers were forced into a dysfunctional spiral of borrowing and debt that ultimately exploded in the mortgage meltdown.

Professor Wolff on The Real News Network: "Capitalism's Stunning Contradiction"

Professor Wolff says every capitalist tries to systematically reduce wages, then can't sell what those wage workers have produced.

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Professor Wolff on The Real News Network: "The State of Workers' Wages around the World"

Economist Richard Wolff compares the stagnation of wages in the U.S. for the past 30 years to the increase in wages in emerging markets and explains why capital left America.

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Richard Wolff on The Real News Network: "Employment Upswing Not Here to Stay"

Professor Wolff on The Real News Network explains how the holiday season places folks in temporary, low-paid jobs that keep the economy in a fragile state.

Global Capitalism November 2014 Monthly Update

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 November 12th, these will include:

1. How the Absence of Economic Democracy Undermines Political Democracy

2. Economic Democracy and Revolution Inside Enterprises (Factories, Offices, Stores)

3. The Real Economics of Wages, Prices, and Profits

"THE SECOND PART OF THAT FILM ABOUT MONEY "| James Schamus

CHECK OUT THE OTHER 19 SHORTS: http://www.wetheeconomy.com What do banks do with our deposits?  You think that banks are where your cash is stored and safeguard and that a dollar bill is money. Well, you’re wrong. Like, really wrong. GUEST ACTORS: Richard D. Wolff, Anat Admati, Mridu Chandra, Barbara Garson, Suresh Naidu, James Schamus DIRECTOR: James Schamus

"THAT FILM ABOUT MONEY" by James Schamus - featuring Professor Richard Wolff -Part 1

What is the real value of a dollar?

You think that a dollar bill is money and that banks are where your cash is stored and safeguarded. Well, you’re wrong. Like, really wrong.

GUEST ACTORS: Richard D. Wolff, Anat Admati, Mridu Chandra, Barbara Garson, Suresh Naidu, James Schamus,

DIRECTOR: James Schamus

Check out the other 19 shorts at: http://www.wetheeconomy.com

Richard Wolff on Aljazeera America: Income and Wealth Inequality

Aljazeera America interviews Professor Wolff on Income and Wealth Inequality

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