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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.

Global Capitalism: August 2014 Monthly Update

The lecture begins with brief updates and analyses of major economic events over the last month.  For August these include: -inequality and the fading "American Dream" -bubbles in sub-prime car loans and student debt -workers begin pushing back -internal economic tensions of Republicans and Democrats

Marxian Economics vs Capitalism with Professor Richard D. Wolff

Do we have true capitalism? What exactly is Marxism, and why does it exist? Most Americans have a knee-jerk reaction against Marxism, but is it fully justified to not even speak of it? What political histories and structures are compatible with different economic systems? Is there a positive role Marxism has taken in national and world economies?

Avowed capitalist Cenk Uygur discusses these questions and much more with Professor Richard D. Wolff.

Telesur interviews Professor Wolff about US Federal Reserve and Greenspan rule

TeleSur interviews Professor Wolff about the US Federal Reserve and the years under Greeenspan.

Telesur interviews Professor Wolff about US Federal Reserve and Greenspan rule

TeleSur interviews Professor Wolff about the US Federal Reserve and the years under Greeenspan.

Global Capitalism July 2014 Monthly Update

The lecture begins with 30 minutes of short updates on important economic events of the last month.  Then Professor Wolff analyzes several major economic issues. For July 9, these include: 1. Americans’ falling household wealth expose “recovery” 2. New global debt bubble threatens 3. Most large US companies evade taxes by off-shore “havens” 4. GM’s scandal: 30 million vehicle recall, $50 billion subsidies.

Richard Wolff speaks at University of Southern Maine: "Capitalism Hits the Fan, So Now What?"

This lecture Professor Richard Wolff entitled "Capitalism Hit the Fan, So Now What? Economic Democracy and America's Future," was part of a two-day event at the University of Southern Maine on April 23-24, 2014.

Global Capitalism: June 2014 Monthly Update

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Richard Wolff speaks at Webster University: "How the Economic Crisis Reshapes Europe"

On April 9, 2014, Richard Wolff delivered this presentation, entitled "How the Economic Crisis Reshapes Europe" to Webster University students, faculty and staff.

Webster University and the Office of Corporate Partnerships welcome Richard D. Wolff, Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, as the 2014 Global Leader in Residence for the College of Arts & Sciences.

RT TV: "How Far Right, Left & Neo-Nazi Parties Revolted Against the EU" | Interview with Richard Wolff

Abby Martin features an interview with economist and University of Massachusetts professor, Richard Wolff, discussing the future stability of the European Union discussing the political divisions and economic strain that has characterized the region for the last six years.

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