On this week's show, Prof. Wolff presents updates on how capitalism gets in the way of fighting Covid-19, systemic racism and Covid-19, why Europe did not allow the mass unemployment imposed on the US, and Wells Fargo CEO's fake excuse for lack of diversity among bankers. In the second half of the show, Wolff explores why capitalism fears the modern state and how it controls that state.
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"Richard Wolff stands out for his brilliant exposition that, if capitalism appears unjust, it is because it is irrational, inefficient and wasteful of human and natural resources. The same ‘production lines’ that pump out untold wealth also produce industrial scale discontent and physical sickness. And yet, for most people it was hitherto impossible to imagine a world without capitalism. Covid-19 has put a dent into this corrosive certainty and, now, Prof Wolff’s new book turns this dent into a magnificent source of hope and insight.”
- YANIS VAROUFAKIS
Check out Prof. Wolff's other books "Understanding Socialism" and "Understanding Marxism"
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