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Sat Feb 23, 2013, 06:04 PM

Moyers & Company: Economist Richard Wolff on Capitalism Run Wild



Published on Feb 22, 2013

Economist Richard Wolff joins Bill to shine light on the disaster left behind in capitalism's wake, and discusses how to battle for economic justice. A noted professor emeritus at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and now visiting professor at Manhattan's New School, Wolff has written many books on the effects of rampant capitalism, including Capitalism Hits the Fan.

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Response to limpyhobbler (Original post)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 11:39 PM

1. K&R There is no REASON for austerity...... Except to allow suffering.....

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Response to limpyhobbler (Original post)

Sun Feb 24, 2013, 02:49 AM

2. Kind of K&R I was in full agreement until the regulation wont fix it part. See

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what they guy says on the next installment. But I'm still for bring back The Glass–Steagall Act.

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Response to pam4water (Reply #2)

Sun Feb 24, 2013, 09:25 AM

3. I think he is pessimistic about "regulation fixing the problem"

is because historically, the elite wait until regulations have vastly improved conditions for average folks, then they use their power and money to remove the regulations,IMO.
Also, they learn to manipulate the regulations...

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Response to dotymed (Reply #3)

Sun Feb 24, 2013, 09:46 AM

5. Removing a regulation should be a campaign issue. I would like to see a sweeping out of

irresponsible lawmakers.

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Response to limpyhobbler (Original post)

Sun Feb 24, 2013, 09:43 AM

4. Looking forward to Richard Wolff's solutions upon his return. Solutions should be 2014 and 2016

Campaign Issues.

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Response to limpyhobbler (Original post)

Sun Feb 24, 2013, 11:50 AM

6. Stark Reality - Equality Of Opportunity = Equality Of Income And Wealth - Too Bad Nothing Will Change

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