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Economic Update: When Us Govt Destroyed a Political Party | Democracy at Work

Prof. Richard D. Wolff's latest Economic Update is an extra good one...

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Dr. Harriet Fraad Talks Human Nature, Society and Economic Systems

Is capitalism the best economic system simply because it suits human nature? That is, are people naturally independent, competitive, and...

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Illinois Senate Approves $15 Hourly Minimum Wage | Springfield, IL Patch

Yesterday, Illinois legislators approved a $15 state minimum wage...

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Five Variations on the Citizen’s Income | Make Wealth History

An excellent, brief, informative overview of five different models of universal basic income, from Make Wealth History...

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Prof. Richard D. Wolff Interviewed on Real Time with Bill Maher

Bill Maher interviewed Marxist economist Richard D. Wolff in 2014. American capitalism has been pampered and babied, as if it has no shortcomings. Wolff emphasizes the wisdom of allowing capitalism to be critiqued...

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Is Capitalism Fading? | Democracy at Work

Prof. Richard D. Wolff says, "We live in very interesting times." In this month's Global Capitalism lecture, he talks about the signs of a desperate capitalist system and the signs of movement, which present an opportunity for us...

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Richard D. Wolff on Bankruptcy Protection, Debt Jubilee, Students Debt and the Credit System | acTVism Munich

Prof. Richard D. Wolff gives a brief history of credit, debt, debt Jubilee, and our present student debt crisis. As usual, Wolff is clear and succinct, sweeping away the mystery that surrounds economics...

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Economic Update – Unfinished Revolution: Women’s Paid Labor (Mar. 3, 2017) | Democracy at Work

Prof. Richard D. Wolff presents his weekly economic update, covering U.S. defense spending, inequality as demonstrated by recent car sales, the economics and psychology of women in a workforce without cultural or social supports, and more...

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A Mini Lesson on the Essential Difference Between Socialism and Capitalism

Americans tend to have a knee-jerk reaction when it comes to economic systems. Socialism = Bad. Capitalism = Good. Generally speaking, however, we don't know much about either one. To the rescue, Prof. Richard D. Wolff gives us a mini lesson on the essential difference between socialism and capitalism...