Economic Update: Revolt Against Sexual Abuse

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On this week's show, Prof. Richard D. Wolff provides updates on the international response to Trump’s tax plan, the impact of the GOP tax plan on U.S. graduate students, foreclosure stats and the...READ MORE

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American Hyper-Capitalism Breeds the Lonely, Alienated Men Who Become Mass Killers

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This article originally appeared at Truthout.org

Economically, he was one of the growing millions without a secure, meaningful, socially approved, well-paid job. He had previously amassed money by buying and selling real estate, but had no ongoing job. He lacked the relationships that flow from working with others to accomplish a shared goal where each person has a part to play. The stability of a daily job and the people to whom that job connects you are bulwarks against loneliness and mental instability.

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Economic Update: Morality and Economics

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Dr. Harriet Fraad is this week's special guest on Economic Update with Richard D. Wolff. On this week's show: updates on mostly low-paid service jobs in US future, Senate deregulates banks, college spending per student reinforces income inequality, US loneliness a factor in...READ MORE

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Economic Update: Economics, Psychology and Mass Murders

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On this week's episode, Prof. Richard D. Wolff presents updates on Trump/GOP tax plan, Americans having "trouble paying bills," post-1989 Russia more unequal than USSR, Eastern...READ MORE

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Economic Update: Capitalism's (Uncounted) Health Costs

On this week's episode, Prof. Richard D. Wolff presents updates on Wonderwoman, Archbishop's critique of UK economic system, a US Labor Day comment, McDonald's workers strike in UK, economics of hurricanes, and...READ MORE

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