Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Dr Richard Wolff: Economic Update: Capitalism's Leaders

Pathology of the Super Rich

Chris Hedges discusses his personal insights into the psychology and private behavior of the super rich and how these things relate to the state of the world today.

Poll - Americans Hate Oligarchy

Big Picture Panel: Julio Rivera, Reactionary Times/Newsmax/Right Wing News/Politichicks & Alex Lawson, Social Security Works. Americans don't like oligarchs. A new AP survery has found that a whopping 82 percent of Americans think wealthy people have too much influence in Washington. 69 percent say so about large businesses - 65 percent say so about lobbyists - and 59 percent say so about Wall Street. Based on those numbers - it would seem like there's a wide consensus in American politics against the very institutions that the Republicans Party exists to support. Is America fundamentally a progressive nation?

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

America's Inequality Crisis is Exceptional...Trump Is Making It Worse...

On this Big Picture, Thom discusses gerrymandering and the threat it poses to American democracy with author Dave Daley. Then, Thom talks to Hughey Newsome of and and Valerie Ervin of the Working Families Party about the vote delay on the Senate GOP’s healthcare bill and Trump once again deceiving his supporters with “Made in America” week.

Monday, 17 July 2017

Tony Blair Talks Brexit, Corbyn, May & Social Media

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair tells Sophy Ridge that he thinks Brexit shouldn't happen and explains why he "feels sorry" for Theresa May. He also shares his views on Jeremy Corbyn's "politics of the 1960s" and explains he feels social media could be bad for democracy.

Wealth Inequality in America - Richard Wolff

Richard Wolff comapres wealth inequality in the United States with that of other developed countries. He proceeds to dwell upon possible reasons behind these numbers.

Sunday, 16 July 2017

View from the Left: Dr Richard Wolff: Socialism for Dummies (2015)

Professor Richard D. Wolff explains in 50 minutes what socialism is NOT. Where does the American fear of Socialism, Communism and Marxism come from?

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View from the Left: Reaganomics: 32 Years of Failed Policy | Interview with Richard Wolff (2013)

Abby Martin remarks on the 31st anniversary of the President Ronald Reagan's Economic Recovery Act, and speaks with to Richard Wolff, Professor Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts, and author of 'Democracy at Work: A Cure for Capitalism', about why 'Reaganomics' is not a cure-all for the US economy's fiscal woes.