Charlotte Umanoff: Wolff reiterated throughout the talk that economic systems throughout history have lived and died — why not capitalism?
Sharon Kyle: Most of us would consider it immoral or even criminal to withhold a life-saving drug merely to extract a profit. So why do American taxpayers support this practice?
Thought-provoking economist Richard Wolff returns to Los Angeles to discuss the divisive crisis of capitalism under President Donald Trump and to outline better solutions.
After asking what panel sessions people attended, we asked four key questions: What worked, what didn’t work, what could we do better, and would you attend next year?
Tom Hall: What struck me most about the language being used was how familiar it was. The student presenters sounded a lot like a lot of the organizers I worked with, first on Civil Rights and then on anti-Vietnam War activities, back in the ‘60s.
Thought-provoking economist Richard Wolff returns to Los Angeles to discuss the mounting global turmoil as capitalism relocates from old centers in Western Europe, North America, and Japan to new ones in China, Brazil, India and elsewhere in what used to be called the Third World. Richard Wolff Occidental
Imagining Alternatives: Progressive Economics and Social Movements, Saturday, February 6, Occidental College.