Economic Update: Cornel West on ”Black Prophetic Fire”

25Oct

On this week's show, Prof. Wolff presents updates on the strengths of socialism in German elections, British and US public opinion; and the US policies that are impoverishing its Puerto Rican colony. The second half of the show features an interview with Dr. Cornel West, with special attention to the contradictory realities of Harvard University, the public health failure of US policy toward Covid, the hostility toward Haiti and Haitians, and China.

 
 

Economic Update: ”Signs of System Decline”

18Oct

On this week’s show, Prof. Wolff presents updates on the following topics: US wars lost: against Afghanistan, Iraq, and Covid; private profit from climate disaster; systemic infrastructure neglect; decline of whites in US; UK fears about US loss in Afghanistan; capitalism's  profit-driven "long supply chains;" and lastly, workers power against employers in US today.

Economic Update - How US Workers are Really Treated

12Oct

This week on Economic Update, Prof. Wolff pays to Mikis Theodorakis, Greek musician and political hero and discusses Starbucks workers in Buffalo, the economic fallout of Supreme Court's anti-aborton act, what Hurricane Ida fatalities show, and the $8 trillion cost of US wars since 9/11. The second half of the show features an interview Leila Roberts and Tess Fraad-Wolff on the harsh realities of US treatment of workers this Labor Day season, 2021.

 
 

Economic Update - ”Native Americans and American Socialists”

2Oct

On this week's show, Prof. Wolff present updates on global supply chain slow-downs; student costs/debts in US, UK far higher than in most peer nations; FED adds inflation to the ways its policies worsen income and wealth inequalities; and lastly, higher gun sales and violence since 1990s despite the dramatic declines in violent crime rate. The second half of the show features an interview with Michelle Vassel (administrator of Wiyot tribe) and David Cobb (Director of Cooperation Humboldt) on their ongoing political collaborations.

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