This article originally appeared at CommonDreams.org.
As capitalism drives itself into ever-greater inequality, instability and injustice, its critics multiply. Worried defenders react in two ways. Many dismiss the criticisms. After all, capitalism has been around a long time and weathered ups and downs before. They presume or hope that criticism will...(More...)
This week on Economic Update, Professor Wolff delivers updates on how 60 mega corporations paid no 2018 Federal taxes, why GM's CEO gets $29.1 million while GM fires thousands and wrecks communities, how the Notre Dame tragedy exposes...
This article originally appeared at Counterpunch.org.
Actually existing socialisms since the 1917 Soviet revolution leave a rich legacy: aspects to build on, aspects to reject. Collective consumption (free education, medical care, subsidized housing, transport, etc.) is among the first and party dictatorship is among the second. Those socialisms’ complex...(More...)
Prof. Harvey talks about how capital came to power, the brutality and the violence with which...(More...)
Rise of Socialism in the US Today
These programs begin with 30 minutes of short updates on important economic events of the last month, then Prof. Wolff analyzes several major economic issues. For May 2019, these issues will include...(More...)