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Anti-Capitalist Chronicles: The Golden Age of Post-War Capital


[S3 E10] New

In this part 2 of the 4-part series, Prof. Harvey examines the development of capital in the period after WW2 through the 1970s, made possible through the repression of left-wing ideologies and...



Ask Prof Wolff: Chinese Defense Spending Games

A patron of Economic Update asks: "My question is, how useful is the idea of Purchasing Power Parity in regards to comparing how much money two countries...



All Things Co-op: Unions and Co-ops

[S4 E05] New

Unions and Worker Cooperatives are two forms of worker organizations focused on fighting for justice in solidarity. However, Unions and Coops fulfill different functions. What similarities do they share...



Economic Update: When Economic System Fail

[S11 E13] New

On this week's episode, Prof. Wolff talks about the structural failure of Biden's American Rescue Plan, Nigerian mass workers' movement, private electricity for the US rich, big vs small business...



Ask Prof Wolff: Individualism vs. Community

A patron of Economic Update asks: "Is it necessary to reshape the western culture that puts the individual interest first, and not the interest of the community...



Ask Prof Wolff: Did the US Slow Japan's Economy?

A patron of Economic Update asks: "Prof Wolff has to examine the history of US economic prevention measures that were used against nations that grew to more than 2/3rds the US economy. When Japan...



Economic Update: Dems' Self-promotion versus Hard Economic Realities

[S11 E12] New

On this week's show, Prof. Wolff discusses the US coal industry decline, Brazil's Covid disaster, economic surge after Covid, and Elizabeth Warren's wealth tax...



Ask Prof Wolff: China's Economic "Model"

A patron of Economic Update asks: "I am wondering, because the Chinese have an essential left wing "government" dictatorship, although they are so far to the left they are almost out of sight, does this mean that the US and global economies will be FORCED to move to the left in terms of their spending plans and priorities,, particularly now that the US dollar has lost its status as the global reserve currency?"


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