By David William Pear. A Book Review of Andre Vltchek’s new book: “Revolutionary Optimism, Western Nihilism”, by David William Pear: How can I write a review of Andre Vltchek’s new book Revolutionary Optimism, Western Nihilism? I am damned if I do, and damned if I don’t. Andre himself says that: “There is nothing to add…
This week with Richard Wolff: Updates on Colorado’s laws favoring co-ops; capitalism and suicide continues; rent control on the California ballot; the effects of U.S. foreign trade controls; the French gov’t vs GE; and Ford buys an old train station it helped destroy; interview with Professor David Harvey on Karl Marx’s contribution to understanding capitalism…
In connection with Prof. Richard Wolff’s discussion of the main topic, he also covers the following: Power and potential of public school teachers’ strikes; The 200th anniversary of Marx’s birth and Marxian economics today; Comparing the conditions of the US and Chinese working classes today
Economist Richard Wolff says all the posturing and finger-pointing–from the NRA’s anti-government fear mongering to Trump’s Chinese tariffs–are really just an effort to distract from the real issue: ‘It gets you focused on something other than the economic system that is screwing you’
Banks are collecting money from every corner of this economy, becoming “the special winner in the capitalist game of our time,” says economist Richard D. Wolff. The bonuses “strike another blow for that growing inequality between the rich and everybody else in the United States”
Since 1980, the income of the top .001 percent went up by six hundred percent, but the bottom fifty percent saw no income increase at all, says economist Richard D. Wolff
While harshly condemning the Salisbury nerve agent attack, the Labour Party’s leftist leader requested evidence that the Russian government carried it out. A deluge of smears followed.