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The president of the United States is now a neo-Nazi sympathiser | Richard Wolffe

Donald Trump’s press conference was a grotesque display of empathy for violent racists. Demonstrators chanted racist statements, carried antisemitic placards and held torches during the  “Unite the Right” rally, which was organised by white nationalist Jason Kessler.

Anthony Scaramucci is vindictive, petty and unprincipled – perfect for Trump | Richard Wolffe

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

In so many ways, the new White House communications director is so much like his boss: grotesquely entertaining like a drunken party before the projectile vomiting begins. Scaramucci, as his call to the New Yorker so aptly demonstrated,...Show More Summary

Six months into America's nightmare, how likely is Trump's impeachment? | Richard Wolffe

Donald Trump Jr is apparently feeling “miserable” and wants “these four years to be over”, according to People magazine. We feel your pain, Don, we really do. At least that’s one way President Trump has brought us closer together. President Trump started his term in office with approval ratings of 45% and equal disapproval ratings.

Economist Richard Wolff on What ‘Conservative’ and ‘Socialist’ Really Mean (Video)

last monthNews : Truthdig

The renowned Marxist thinker gives his definitions of words commonly used to describe “ways of organizing political life in a community.”

Donald Trump Jr's message to Russian operatives? I'm open for business | Richard Wolffe

last monthNews : The Cutline

Donald Trump Jr is a curious beast. If there’s a public spat with the media, you can find Trump Jr throwing his own punches. If there’s an ultra-rightwing gadfly (inside the White House or just on the internet), you can find Trump Jr heartily endorsing their comments.

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

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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)

2 months agoNews : 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 months 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 months 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)

3 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)

4 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)

5 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?

6 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

6 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

6 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

11 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

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