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Richard D Wolff

  • April 15, 2022

    Enemy of life

    The war in Ukraine is the latest chapter in the history of capitalism, empire, and war. Capitalism means enterprises run by small groups of people...

  • November 02, 2021

    Blowing out

    For the first time in over a century, the United States has a real, serious, ascending global competitor. The British, German, Russian, and Japanese...

  • August 24, 2021

    21st-century capitalism

    Capitalism is just one particular way of – a system for – organizing the production and distribution of goods and services. It differs from...

  • June 22, 2021

    Declining capitalism

    Today’s declining US capitalism can no longer repeat its previous bland celebrations of private enterprises and free markets. Too much is going...

  • April 24, 2021

    Capitalist decline

    The United States’ recent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq were neither necessary nor successful in military terms. They did enable massive government...

  • February 26, 2021

    Raise the wage

    Capitalism’s ‘conservative’ defenders yet again oppose raising the minimum wage. They fought raising it in the past much as they tried to...

  • January 30, 2021

    Massive inequality

    To grasp the sheer magnitude of US economic inequality in recent years, consider its two major stock market indices: the Standard and Poor 500 and...

  • November 07, 2020

    Capitalism and the US

    No matter who won, what US politics lacks is real choice. Both major parties function as cheerleaders for capitalism under all circumstances, even...

  • October 17, 2020

    Capitalist economy

    The looming election has brought forward intensifying debates over a capitalism in crisis, rising nationalism and state power, and the possibility...

  • August 04, 2020

    Consequences of inequality

    Capitalism, as Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century shows, relentlessly worsens wealth and income inequalities. That inherent...

  • June 11, 2020

    Crisis in capitalism

    Capitalism has always had business cycles. The capitalist enterprises that produce goods and services are distinctively organized around the...