Working Class

Global Capitalism: Linking Trump and Marx’s Critique of Capitalism

Global Capitalism: Linking Trump and Marx’s Critique of Capitalism

May 14, 2018

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

Sanders Path to Victory Blocked by Media and Party Elites

March 17, 2016

Former White House counsel Bill Curry says only sustained grassroots pressure will push democratic leadership to address the economic interests of the working-class

Can Sanders Win Over South Carolina’s Black Working Class Vote?

February 25, 2016

Attorney Kamau Franklin says Bernie Sanders needs to make greater strides to get his message out to Black Voters in the south in order to have a shot at the Democratic nomination

NYC Allocates $1.2 Million to Sponsor Worker Cooperatives

July 14, 2014

TRNN discusses with Project Equity co-founder Hilary Abell and organizer Kali Akuno about whether worker cooperatives are the answer to getting New Yorkers out of poverty

Chris Hedges Interviews Noam Chomsky

June 18, 2014
Chomsky: The system we have now is radically anti-capitalist, radically anti-democratic, opposed to markets, and in favor of concentrating wealth and power.

Will Venezuela’s New Floating Exchange Rate Curb Inflation?

April 1, 2014

Mark Weisbrot: New exchange rate is intended to safeguard the importation of essential and primary goods

Has Anglo-America Capitalism Run Out of Strategies?

March 25, 2014
On the 30th anniversary of the UK miners’ strike, George Irvin discusses the rise of inequality in Britain and the US since the 1970s

Will Tipped Workers Get Excluded Again From Minimum Wage Hike?

March 14, 2014

Federal tipped workers’ $2.13 hour wage hasn’t been raised since 1991, but will the Harkin-Miller bill be enough of a raise?

Venezuela One Year After Chavez’s Passing

March 5, 2014

Latin American studies professor Miguel Tinker Salas and journalist Ewan Robertson discuss the presidency of Hugo Chavez

The Bond Report

January 29, 2014
Patrick Bond: Mine workers strike and moving away from the African National Conference could signal a reconfiguration of the left in South Africa