WIN Short: Automobile Industry and National Well-Being

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Hello this is Richard Wolff from Democracy at Work. Today I want to talk to you about the automobile industry once again. Yes I know, they have been in the news for not telling us about ignition problems that killed and wounded a lot of people. I know they have been in the news for having problems with seatbelts. And I know they have been in the news, with VW particularly, having faked emissions tests. But now this last week...


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WIN Short: VW And Mistubishi – Profit Over Public Health

Well the last few days have been full of reports about two global car companies, VW out of Germany and Mitsubishi out of Japan. These are among the handful of companies dominating the world automobile production process. And both of these companies have been in the news for the same reason. They got caught, cheating on emission tests. Deliberately installing on...


EconoMinute: The Crisis of Puerto Rico


In this EconoMinute, Prof. Richard Wolff discusses the current debt crisis facing Puerto Rico.



Economic Update: Poverty and the US Economy

On this week's episode of Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on slow US economy, money drives Yale, Chobani workers get profits, more car corps scandal, and...


How Capitalism and Racism Support Each Other


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Capitalism's supporters use and benefit from a racism whose practice and consequences should be blamed on capitalism itself.


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