On this week's show, Prof. Wolff provides updates on car loans, sales showing falsity of "recovery" claims, airline profits vs service, the G-20 meetings coordinate global austerity, July 4 and capitalism, and the...READ MORE
Review of The Violent American Century
John W. Dower. Chicago: Haymarket. 2017
The Violent American Century is important reading for Psychohistorians. It shows us the history of the militarists who dominate American thinking and spending. Dower exposes the hypocrisy in our claims of reducing violence worldwide. The book is especially important now that Trump is the commander in chief who casually mentions using nuclear bombs against North Korea and has added 60 billion dollars to our already bloated military budget. The new budget of $639 billion does not count huge expenditures on veterans medical and psychological care http://www.pgpf.org/Chart-Archive/0053_defense-comparison.
On this week's show, Prof. Wolff presents updates on California, Nevada steps toward universal medical insurance, Toronto housing bubble, Air Traffic Controllers and the privatization issue, US, Mexico fight over...READ MORE
Most Americans have never recovered from the recession of 2008 and the outsourcing, mechanizing, robotizing and computerizing of their jobs. Men’s salaries and working conditions have been deteriorating since the mid 1970s. Women’s salaries have increased to...READ MORE
Dr. Harriet Fraad joins Elaine B. Holtz on KBBF-FM 89.1 to discuss the origins of Mother's Day and the current state of motherhood in the US.Read more