Richard Wolff – What is happening in Europe? What makes Jeremy Corbyn different?
In this educational video Professor of Economics Emeritus (University of Massachusetts), Marxist economist and founder of Democracy at Work, Richard Wolff, talks about the state of the European political system and whether there are any examples to draw from that could improve the economic condition of working people.
The following questions are addressed in this educational video:
- Why is the European political landscape facing turbulence in recent times? And can change come from within the existing framework?
- How come the Left isn’t gaining ground?
- What differentiates the political program of Jeremy Corbyn from other political parties? Are there any similarities to Bernie Sanders?
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VIDEO: What is happening in Europe? What makes Jeremy Corbyn different? with Richard Wolff
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Richard D. Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is currently a Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the New School University in New York. Wolff has also taught economics at Yale University, City University of New York, and the University of Paris I (Sorbonne). He is a co-founder and contributor of Democracy at Work, a non-profit organization that promotes democratic workplaces as a key part of a transition to a better economic system. Wolff has published many books and articles, both scholarly and popular. Most recently, in 2012, he published the books Democracy at Work: A Cure for Capitalism (Haymarket Books) and Contending Economic Theories: Neoclassical, Keynesian, and Marxian, with Stephen Resnick (Cambridge, MA, and London: MIT University Press). He writes regularly for Truthout.org. He has been interviewed on The Charlie Rose Show, Up with Chris Hayes, Real Time with Bill Maher, Democracy Now!, Al-Jazeera English, Thom Hartmann, NPR, Alternative Radio, and many other radio and TV programs in the United States and abroad. The New York Times Magazine has named him “America’s most prominent Marxist economist.
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