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The Problem With How Governments Pay for Wars (Video)

2 weeks 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)

last monthNews : 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?

2 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

2 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

3 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

7 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

9 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

9 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

9 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 [...]

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

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    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

last yearNews : 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

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

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