Capitalism Hits Home: Signs of a Dying Empire

In a dying empire hope atrophies and dies. Our empire is dying. The US has not outright won a war since world War two. Some of the symptoms of our empire’s dying are mass shootings, suicide, and addiction.

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Capitalism Hits Home: The Family: Can It Be Saved?

The US white family was based on a kind of household feudalism where Women produced useful unpaid work in cooking cleaning, social outreach, emotional labor and child rearing. White males earned “family wages” that could support dependent women and children. Those wages are no longer given. Capitalists have replaced them with cheap outsourced labor and machines. Women must work outside of the home to earn enough for family survival. Women are not willing to do a second shift of domestic labor at home after working all day in the market place.

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Capitalism Hits Home: What's Going on with American Males?

American men are in trouble. The male sex role crushes tenderness and sensitivity in little boys. The only emotion they are freely allowed is anger. Often the expression of their emotional need and vulnerability can only be expressed to their sex partners. Partially, because sex is the only need men are allowed to express within our macho culture. Other needs are often expressed through anger.

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Economic Update: Capitalism Invites Deepening Criticism

Updates on new approach to Labor Day, DNC accepts fossil fuel donations, Turkey's crisis as typical capitalist instability, collapse of Genoa toll bridge, exploding gap between...READ MORE

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Economic Update: Hidden Failures of Capitalism

In this week's episode, Prof. Wolff presents updates on Europe's higher labor force participation; Cuomo campaign fakes "small donations"; US restaurants...READ MORE

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