Richard Wolff: Difference between socialism & communism and what they both missed

Richard Wolff: Difference between socialism & communism and what they both missed

But with the Russian Revolution a great change happened. The Russians, through a revolution in 1917, took over, closed the stock market, made industries the property of the government to be run on behalf of all the people, and instituted…

The philosophy of Stoicism – Massimo Pigliucci

The philosophy of Stoicism – Massimo Pigliucci

You’ve been stranded thousands of miles from home with no money or possessions. Such a predicament would make many people despair and curse their awful fate. But for Zeno of Cyprus, it became the foundation of his life’s work and…

Economic Update: Working Class History and the 2020 Election

Economic Update: Working Class History and the 2020 Election

Welcome, friends, to another edition of Economic Update, a weekly program devoted to the economic dimensions of our lives. I’m your host, Richard Wolff, and today’s program takes into account the fact that Americans are beginning to look into the…

Bad Memory: 9/11, Crypto Trading Journals, and Courtroom Bias (Bitgenstein's Table)

Bad Memory: 9/11, Crypto Trading Journals, and Courtroom Bias (Bitgenstein's Table)

for the society I live in it's 911 the attack on New York City's twin towers a couple of generations ago it was the assassination of President John F Kennedy in other countries around the world it's a devastating subway…

David Graeber - what is money?

David Graeber – what is money?

all right about money what does money there's a lot of theories about that HUD which shows you something in itself that there's no king which dominates our entire lives and no one's quite sure what it is but when…

Blood diamonds, stolen cars, sweatshops: Blockchain stops all that | Brian Behlendorf

Blood diamonds, stolen cars, sweatshops: Blockchain stops all that | Brian Behlendorf