Richard D. Wolff: He keeps the spotlight on himself. He postures as serving America at foreigners’ expense: the bully, tough guy working for our side.
Richard D. Wolff: Making the transition to worker coops a central part of socialist objectives brings the reality of socialism to the immediate micro-level of every working person’s daily life on the job.
Richard D. Wolff: By democratizing our workplaces, we can supplant the dominant economic system which cannot escape its intrinsic exploitation of labor
Richard Wolff: As capitalism’s dysfunctionality for the mass of the people continues to come to a head, the continued rise of socialist criticism, ideals and movements is highly likely.
Richard D. Wolff: Public opposition to Amazon was stunning not only in the speed of its formation and growth, but also in its implications.
Richard Wolff: Mr. Trump, the biggest single cause of Americans interest in socialism is because the economy, the capitalist economy you represent, hasn’t worked real well for the majority of people.
Richard D. Wolff: Capitalism’s fundamental political problem is its class division between a small number of people who are employers and the majority who are employees.
Richard D. Wolff: We will all be better off when the current narrowness of economics is opened up to include more basic proposals for change adequate to the depth and scope of capitalism’s current problems.
Richard D. Wolff: The claim that the Chinese are stealing our intellectual property—chiefly production technologies—is largely bogus
Richard D. Wolff: While both parties readily describe themselves as capitalist or pro-capitalist, it is especially their oscillation in office that sustains capitalism.
Richard D. Wolff: There’s a problem with this resurgence of interest in socialism, however. People cannot agree on what the term actually means.
Richard Wolff: Revulsion is building towards the smokescreens of hypocrisy, racism, and nationalism barely masking capitalism’s ongoing failure to provide the jobs and incomes people need
Richard Wolff: Even though Marx devoted much of his life to the research and exposition of his new surplus conception of class, many readers and followers since have missed the originality of his new and different concept.