In this interview hosted by The Real News Network, renowned economist and author, Richard Wolff, talks about the French labor law vote, Brexit, Greece, US domestic politics and capitalism.
These questions and many more are addressed in the following video:
To read the full transcript click here.
To learn more about the roots of the economic crisis click here.
To watch Richard Wolff’s monthy updates on capitalism click here.
About Richard 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 for Capitalism, and Imagine: Living in a Socialist USA.
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