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Abbreviated pundit round-up: Republican monkeywrenchers target regulations; Fox ejects mocked motto

Richard Wolffe at The Guardian deftly rips our nation’s neo-Confederate Attorney General a new one in Jeff Sessions: a poor, misunderstood man exempt from normal rules: Time and again, his many critics fail to understand his selfless...Show More Summary

Economist Richard Wolff on Whether Bernie Sanders Should Stay in the Democratic Party (Video)

last weekNews : Truthdig

The Marxist thinker discusses whether the best place for the Vermont senator to continue his work is as a left-wing voice among Democrats or if he’d be better off on his own.

Comey's testimony shows: the impeachment machine is warming up | Richard Wolffe

2 weeks agoNews : The Cutline

The Republican reaction to the testimony was as great a curiosity to behold as Trump’s infatuation with Putin’s Russia – and spoke volumesRead the full report of Comey’s testimony on Trump, Flynn and Russia

Economist Richard Wolff Compares Jeremy Corbyn to Bernie Sanders (Video)

3 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

In a discussion about the political turmoil taking over the European Union, the renowned marxist thinker talks about the European left and the U.K.‘s Labour Party leader.

Bragging about our intel to Russia? Trump is too needy to be president | Richard Wolffe

So desperate is Trump to impress the Russians, it seems he’s giving away our most classified information. The only winner here is Vladimir Putin President Trump with Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov and Russian ambassador to the US Sergei Kislyak at the White House. Photograph: HO/AFP/Getty Images

Richard Wolff: U.S. Economic Education Designed to Give the Illusion ‘Everything Is Alright’ (Video)

2 months agoNews : Truthdig

The renowned marxist economist condemns American economic education for purposely keeping citizens in the dark about how the economic system works and threatens them.

The Problem With How Governments Pay for Wars (Video)

2 months agoNews : Truthdig

Economist Richard Wolff explains how corporate banks and politicians exploit the system of money printing to gain political capital or warrant military efforts.

Economist Richard Wolff on Why All Debts Should Be Periodically Forgiven (Video)

3 months agoNews : Truthdig

In response to a question regarding the current lending system, the economics professor delves an explanation of the historical roots of credit that may surprise many viewers.

Why Do Some People Have Money While Others Don’t?

4 months agoNews : Truthdig

Because bankers rig democracy to ensure they control and manage of the institution of money, says economic Richard Wolff.

Dr Jekyll vs Mr Hyde

The Guardian's US columnist Richard Wolffe concludes that Donald Trump's first big Congress speech was completely at odds with his wild behaviour in the White House along with the President's public utterances on Twitter and elsewhere. Show More Summary

Economist Richard Wolff Explains the Differences Between Socialism and Capitalism

4 months agoNews : Truthdig

In an interview with University of Massachusetts Professor of Economics Emeritus Richard D. Wolff, Actvism learns about the differing methods of economic organization.

Economist Richard Wolff Explains Marxism

5 months agoNews : Truthdig

“America’s most prominent Marxist economist” discusses why economic turmoil is making headlines while the stock market booms.

The Guardian’s Mobile Innovation Lab tested live commentary on the presidential debate, in push alerts

Who won the first 2016 presidential debate? The answer still depends on who you ask, but The Guardian’s Mobile Innovation Lab sent a handful of sizzling takes from Guardian U.S. Opinion desk columnists Lucia Graves and Richard Wolffe to guide debate watchers through Monday night’s faceoff, all in the form of notifications (Android only at...

Think Wages are Rising? Not So Fast, Says Economist Richard Wolff

9 months agoNews : Truthdig

Despite a recent report from the U.S. Census Bureau, incomes are in real decline and no mechanisms have been put in place to prevent another crash, says Wolff.

Don’t Celebrate Just Yet: Median Household Income In a 20-Year Decline

Recent statistics from the US Census Bureau show improvement from 2014-2015, but in reality, wages are in a real decline and no mechanisms have been put in place to prevent another crash, says economist Richard Wolff

Richard Wolffe: ‘Desperate’ Republicans Failed to Persuade Public That Obama’s an ‘Un-American…Freak’

Former MSNBC pundit Wolffe is now a columnist for the U.S. edition of the left-wing British newspaper The Guardian. This past Tuesday, he declared that “we already have a winner in the 2016 election…Someone the pundits wrote off long ago…An unconventional politician… His name is Barack Obama. Show More Summary

Abbreviated pundit round-up: Stalking Bill McKibben; GOP's voter suppression backfired

11 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Richard Wolffe at The Guardian writes—For Donald Trump, this was more than a terrible week. It was a turning point: Trump has demolished his campaign, his brand and his party. He has squandered his vice-presidential pick and his convention, and several battleground states along with them. Show More Summary

Abbreviated pundit round-up: Democrats not in disarray; Donald Trump barely gets a mention

11 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Richard Wolffe at The Guardian writes—Trump's sad trolling of Democrats was laid to rest by Bernie Sanders: On the face of it, Trump and Sanders share something beyond the unlikely journey they took through the primaries. They both stunned the political establishment with their insurgent campaigns. Show More Summary

Open thread #13 on Day 4 of the Republican Nat'l Convention

11 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

x Why is @realDonaldTrump still shouting at his TelePrompTer? Hasn't it suffered enough already? âÂ?Â? Richard Wolffe (@richardwolffedc) July 22, 2016 Friday, Jul 22, 2016 · 3:29:48 AM +00:00 · Joan McCarter x Yes, Melania "did a job". Show More Summary

The Demise of Roger Ailes and the Republican Party

Richard Wolffe: “We are witnessing the Great Unravelling of the Republican party. Its ideological intellectuals openly disdain and plot against the party’s nominee. Its elected officials are too busy to show up to their own party’s convention.” “And now the [...]

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