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This week: Updates on the growing poverty rate in California; the epidemic of childhood obesity in the U.S; and the economic fallout of Trump’s steel tariff; special topic: Professor Wolff’s explanation of how politics in the United States has sustained capitalism and what the politics of change will require

Richard D. Wolff

Richard D. Wolff is a Professor of Economics Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and currently a Visiting Professor of the Graduate Program in International Affairs at the New School University in New York. He is the author of many books, including Democracy at Work: A Cure or Capitalism, and Imagine: Living in a Socialist USA.