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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

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

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

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 [...]

Donald Trump Proves It’s Possible to Win a Debate You Didn’t Attend

7 months agoNews : Truthdig

    Sen. Ted Cruz. (Fox News.) The clear winner of the final Republican debate before the first votes are cast in Iowa was nowhere to be found, and poor Ted Cruz suffered terribly for it, writes Richard Wolffe at The Guardian. Cruz,Show More Summary

A Tale of Markets for the Holidays

8 months agoNews : Truthdig

Joe Buckingham / (CC BY 2.0) “Like all human institutions, markets have strengths and weaknesses”, writes University of Massachusetts economist Richard Wolff. Their exaltation, “as if they were some ideal mechanism for distributing resources...Show More Summary

Guardian US Taps Former MSNBC Exec Richard Wolffe For 2016 Team

9 months agoNews : Huffington Post

The Guardian US has hired prominent British-American journalist and commentator Richard Wolffe as a columnist helping to cover the 2016 election. Wolffe, who helped launch in 2013 but left the site in November amid a broader shakeup, will file his first piece on Tuesday’s Republican presidential debate. Show More Summary

Nick Ascheim Named To Head Digital At NBC News And MSNBC

Nick Ascheim is joining NBC and MSNBC as SVP of digital. The former BBC Worldwide exec is replacing executives Julian March and Richard Wolffe, who are leaving the company, NBC News/MSNBC chief Andy Lack said today in a memo to staff. Wolffe...Show More Summary

MSNBC's Wolffe Hypes Hillary 'Equal Pay' Ad, Fails to Note She Paid Male Staffers at State More Than Women

During a segment on MSNBC Tuesday evening devoted to the question of whether Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.) has engaged in sexist criticisms of Democratic presidential primary opponent Hillary Clinton, anchor Richard Wolffe played for his...Show More Summary

MSNBC Hits ‘Islamophobic’ Conservative’s ‘Dog Whistle Politics’

Liberal MSNBC journalist Richard Wolffe on Monday complained of conservative “islamophobia” in Canada. Previewing that day's election results, he said of Prime Minister Stephen Harper: “...Millions of voters are heading to the polls in Canada today where one of the leading contenders is facing accusations of using islamophobia and dog whistle politics.”

Richard Richard Wolff on Jobs Now, and David Cay Johnson and Jobs Then

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Typically, when we post a video, we post only one. But I felt these two posts were more powerful combined than separately. First, Richard Richard Wolff, in 38% of American Workforce Still Jobless. Wolff is a Professor of Economics Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and currently a Visiting […]

MSNBC Calls Hillary's Comments on Emails and Trump 'Feisty and Funny'

How about "angry and lame?" After playing a clip of Hillary in Iowa yesterday in which she addressed the email scandal and took a shot at Donald Trump, MSNBC's Richard Wolffe, sitting in for Steve Kornacki, called her comments "feisty and funny." Have a look and judge for yourself. Show More Summary

"The anger about austerity — the resentment of the burdens of this crisis being shifted onto average..."

“The anger about austerity — the resentment of the burdens of this crisis being shifted onto average people — is becoming a European problem.” - Richard Wolff, emeritus professor of economics at University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and visiting professor at New School University. Watch his interview on Democracy Now! today. (via democracynow)


SCOTUS SLOWS EPA CLEAN AIR EFFORTS High court strikes down power plant regulations Richard Wolff, June 29, 2015 (USA Today) “A narrowly divided Supreme Court struck down federal clean air regulations…on coal- and oil-fired power plants…The...Show More Summary

Richard Wolff: Scapegoat Economics 2015

A new politics organized around scapegoat economics appeals to voters by promising to "protect" them from austerity policies.

How Class Works

Economist Richard Wolff examines class in our society The post How Class Works appeared first on The Good Men Project.

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