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Richard D. Wolff: The Role of Capitalism in the War in Ukraine

Perhaps the war in Ukraine can awaken an awareness of its capitalist roots and teach people to explore alternative systemic solutions

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Richard D. Wolff: The United States Underestimates China’s Economic Challenge at Its Own Peril

Ratcheting up demonizations of China seems a poor and likely counterproductive response

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Richard D. Wolff: Why the Neoliberal Drive to Privatize Everything Is Running Out of Gas

Today’s declining U.S. capitalism can no longer repeat its previous bland celebrations of private enterprises and free markets

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Richard D. Wolff: A Minimum Wage? A Fake Debate

Raising the minimum wage can and should be one basis for a mutually beneficial alliance between wage workers and small businesses

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Richard D. Wolff: The U.S. Economy Excels at One Thing: Producing Massive Inequality

Deepening U.S. inequality flows directly from this capitalist organization of production—its class system

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Richard D. Wolff: The D.C. Political Monopoly Just Does Not Get It

For both Republican and Democratic establishments, political strategies are similar. Each endorses, privileges, and supports private capitalism

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Richard D. Wolff: The U.S. Is Borrowing Its Way to Fascism

Today’s crisis-ridden capitalist economy is more dependent on credit than at any time in the system’s history

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Richard D. Wolff: The Consequences of Inequality Can Be Fatal

The effects of Covid are much greater for the poor and even the middle class than the rich. This is not a biological phenomena, but an economic one

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Richard D. Wolff: Capitalism may not survive 2020 global crisis

Crisis will cut deeper and last longer than many predict

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Richard D. Wolff: Why Government Mostly Helps People Who Need It the Least—Even During a Crisis

Government policies likely worsened the relative decline of small and medium businesses. Concentration and monopolization tendencies within U.S. capitalism strengthened

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