WIN Short: Minimum Wage Battles


This is Richard Wolff for Democracy at Work with a special feature for Workers Independent News.

On July 1st 2016, 14 US cities states and counties, plus the District of Columbia raised their minimum wage. They raised it from everything from 10.50 and hour all the way up to 15.00 an hour. Some raises go into effect immediately, others are...



WIN Short: Sweden: Shorter Work Days, Higher Productivity

This is special feature is produced by Democracy at Work for Workers Independent News. This is Richard Wolff for Democracy at Work.

I want to report to you today about an experiment made in the city of Gothenburg, Sweden by a work of workers supervised by the city council in that city. Under the pressure of a left wing political party that has seats on that city council, the experiment was as follows.

The argument was made that workers in Sweden...



Economic Update: Deepening Crisis and African-Americans

On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff discusses leaders" exposed by crises: Johnson in UK, Dimon in US. Stagnant incomes for most. Interview with...



Global Capitalism: July 2016 Monthly Economic Update

“The Great Emerging Conflict: Capitalism vs Worker Coops”

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 July 2016, these will include...


EconoMinute: What Brexit Means


In this EconoMinute, Prof. Richard Wolff talks about the decision made by the people of Great Britain to...


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