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Capitalist system enables Weinstein, Cosby, etc to sexually harass others – Richard Wolff

Capitalist system enables Weinstein, Cosby, etc to sexually harass others – Richard Wolff

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What enabled Cosby and Weinstein to achieve the dubious distinction that they oppressed a hundred or more people that have come forward (and we won’t even think about all those who chose not to come forward because of all the humiliation, and embarrassment, and consequences that flow from it), what enabled them to literally sexually […]

Economic Update: MeToo and Corona System is Key [Trailer]

Economic Update: MeToo and Corona System is Key [Trailer]

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If we don’t change the system, we will have failed to use the opportunity that the #MeToo movement has produce in our society, that the exposure of Cosby and Weinstein and all the others that have gotten caught, gives us to change the system that is the problem. If the government of the United States, […]

Lee Camp talks with Richard Wolff about the myths of the American Dream

Lee Camp talks with Richard Wolff about the myths of the American Dream

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CAMP: I don’t think that I ever believed there was a promise of the American dream, but I bristle and I’m upset at the idea of being manipulated, at the idea of how much propaganda we’re fed out of our mainstream airwaves, and from our politicians. And to me, that is kind of a false […]

Leaked report by JP Morgan & Chase says fossil fuels are not a profitable investment – Richard Wolff

Leaked report by JP Morgan & Chase says fossil fuels are not a profitable investment – Richard Wolff

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My next update has to do with a private report that was leaked. It was a report commissioned and paid for by the JP Morgan Chase Bank and one of the largest banks in the world. The paper explains whether or not, it answers the question, whether or not climate change is something that threatens […]

How Does Gender Inequality Affect a Country’s Economic Performance?

How Does Gender Inequality Affect a Country’s Economic Performance?

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Economic Update: Using Unemployment Against Workers

Economic Update: Using Unemployment Against Workers

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Welcome friends to another edition of economic update a weekly program devoted to the economic dimensions of our lives jobs debts incomes those of our children and those facing us I’m your host Richard Wolff I want to begin today’s updates by talking about something as old as the human race I’m talking about the […]

Inequality highlighted by Piketty, Pope Francis, and obscene prices – Richard Wolff

Inequality highlighted by Piketty, Pope Francis, and obscene prices – Richard Wolff

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Everyone knows who pays attention that the level of inequality, both of income and wealth in the United States, is off the chart. So extreme that it’s almost a daily affront to the majority of people. And so I wanted to bring your attention to some comments about it and some facts about it that […]

1.2  Development

1.2 Development

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Is development good or bad? We usually look at development as good with no negative impact but it does. Let me explain. When there is a construction of a dam we build it to protect the area, build it as a reservoir and people who live in various areas have good source of electricity and […]

How online marketplaces can help local economies, not hurt them | Amane Dannouni

How online marketplaces can help local economies, not hurt them | Amane Dannouni

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Translator: Ivana Korom Reviewer: Krystian Aparta In February 2013, my wife and I moved to Singapore. Exactly at the same time, Uber has announced it started operations in the country. Now, my wife and I agree on a lot of things, but using Uber was definitely not one of them. While I was excited about […]

Richard Wolff Debunks the Myth of Low Unemployment

Richard Wolff Debunks the Myth of Low Unemployment

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One of the reasons the unemployment rate is low is not that we don’t have lots of people looking for work, it’s actually worse. It’s we have a lot of people who have given up looking for work. Because in our statistical system in the United States, the government (the Bureau of Labor Statistics), when […]