Why Debates Over the Fed's Interest Rate Miss the Point

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Sometimes public debates focus on important social issues; at other times, debates distract from them. Disputes over whether the Federal Reserve System should raise interest rates illustrate that second sort. Yes, "serious people" take...

 

 

 

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Economic Update: Puerto Rico as US's Greece

This week's updates include a look into new Detroit book, the Mayor's austerity policy in Chicago, homeless school children and soaring medical insurance deductibles. Prof. Wolff responds to...

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Economic Update: Capitalism's Instability

This week's updates include the GM settlement, a look at why the Census Bureau proves there is no recovery for 90% and why GE is moving jobs overseas. Prof. Wolff responds to listeners on FED...

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Market Chaos and Capitalism’s Instability

Global Capitalism: September 2015 Monthly Economic Update

Co-sponsored by Democracy at Work, Left Forum, and Judson Memorial Church

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 September these will include...

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Economic Update: Precarious Work = Capitalism's Inefficiency

This week's updates include the economics of refugees, Ford buys French political wife, LAs homeless, Labor Day history, Seattle Teachers strike and why Japan's jobs are ever more precarious...

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