LEFT OUT: Erik Olin Wright on understanding class—a Marxian perspective
Left Out, a podcast produced by Michael Palmieri, Dante Dallavalle, and Paul Sliker, creates in-depth conversations with the most interesting political thinkers, heterodox economists, and organizers on the Left.
In this episode of Left Out, we talk about the importance of understanding class with analytical Marxist sociologist Erik Olin Wright.Read more
Millennials’ retirement plan: socialism?
Millennials may be the largest, best educated, and most diverse generation in U.S. history. But they’re also generation screwed.
And many don’t see a future for capitalism.Read more
LEFT OUT: Kali Akuno on Worker Cooperatives, Economic Democracy, and Black Self-Determination
In this episode of Left Out, we sat down with Kali Akuno — the co-founder and co-directer of Cooperation Jackson. We discuss the emerging network of worker-owned cooperatives and the people behind it building an alternative, solidarity-based economy inside the majority-black and impoverished city of Jackson, Mississippi.
We then diver deeper into the different types of worker-owned cooperatives that makeup Cooperation Jackson; the importance of developing cooperatives with clear political aims; and the need for a nationwide network of cooperatives and solidarity economic institutions as a viable alternative to the exploitative nature of our current economic, social, and environmental relations.Read more
LEFT OUT: Christian Parenti on Taking Power in a Climate of Chaos
In this episode, we sat down with Christian Parenti to discuss climate change and our current political and economic landscape.
We asked Parenti what it was like to straddle the realm between academia and journalism; prospects of climate catastrophe; climate change and climate justice; and the role of both politics and the state in any real solutions for a way forward.Read more
LEFT OUT: David Harvey on Marx, Capital, and the Madness of Economic Reason
Left Out, a monthly podcast produced by Michael Palmieri, Dante Dallavalle, and Paul Sliker, creates in-depth conversations with the most interesting political thinkers, heterodox economists, and organizers on the Left.
In this episode, we speak with David Harvey about his latest book, Marx, Capital, and the Madness of Economic Reason, as well as what the Left most focus on to effectively organize for a better economy and society.Read more
Prof. Richard Wolff debates Fox's Stuart Varney
Economist and [email protected] co-founder Richard D. Wolff joined Fox Business to debate with Stuart Varney about socialism, capitalism and taxes.Read more
Economic Update: Economics of Socialism
On this week's show, Prof. Richard D. Wolff presents updates on Russia sanctions, medical companies' failures, cable company monopolies, CEO pay...Read more
How Capitalism Exploits Us (And What We Can Do About It)
Our friends at Sustainable Human recently created a short video featuring Professor Wolff, where he compares capitalism to feudalism and slavery, and explains how a more democratic economic system is possible.Read more
Socialism is obvious
Worker-owned enterprises as a key feature of a socialist transition from capitalism.Read more