AskProfWolff: How To Renew the Appeal & Success of Socialist & Green Parties

A patron of Economic Update asks: ""Hi Prof, I am from Canada and one the Green Party is having a leadership race for the next federal election. I am a member of Meryam Haddad's campaign to become the new leader of the Party. Team Meryam is a socialist grassroots organization and we are doing really well at gathering support so far. We adopted the watermelon symbol for ""green on the outside, red on the inside."" We want to implement policies like universal basic income based on inflation per province to compete with the economy, nationalized internet so that everyone may have access, fair rent pricing, progressive taxation etc... I want to know how we can gather more support and and mobilize people who would have supported the New Democratic Party (the NDP has ""fallen into a neoliberal austerity frame""), as well as more policies we may implement to effectively protect the working class and other marginalized groups against the capitalist superstructure and the unequal impacts of environmental degradation , decolonize the Indigenous, and dismantle industries we are so dependent on?"


AskProfWolff is a  @Democracy At Work production. We are committed to providing these videos to you free of ads. Please consider supporting us on Patreon.com/economicupdate. Become a part of the growing Patreon community and gain access to exclusive patron-only content, along with the ability to ask Prof. Wolff questions like this one! Your support also helps keep this content free to the public. Spreading Prof. Wolff's message is more important than ever. Help us continue to make this possible.


Learn more about Prof Wolff's new book, The System is the Sickness: When Capitalism Fails to Save Us from Pandemics or Itself, that comes out mid-September: 
www.democracyatwork.info/books

"Richard Wolff in his new book examines frightening and anti-democratic configurations of corporate power, offering not only a blueprint for how we got here, but a plan for how we will rescue ourselves and create new models of economic and political justice.” - Chris Hedges

 


Showing 1 comment

  • Richard Wolff
    published this page in The Latest 2020-09-18 16:01:43 -0400
Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.

Become a Monthly

d@w

Supporter

Sign Up!

Upcoming Events

Global Capitalism: Live Economic Update

When: Jan 13, 2021 07:30—09:00PM

Where: Judson Memorial Church

Global Capitalism: Live Economic Update

When: Mar 10, 2021 07:30—09:00PM

Where: Judson Memorial Church

View All Events

Follow Us


Facebook Friends:

Which of your Facebook friends have joined

d@w

Connect to Find Out:


patreon_promo-01.png