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Mon Mar 9, 2015, 05:21 PM

U.S. Workers Returning to Labor Force in Part-time Jobs with Stagnant Wages





Published on Mar 8, 2015

Economist Richard Wolff discusses the latest unemployment figures, and says the raising of interest rates by the Federal Reserve during a weak recovery would be disastrous for our heavily indebted society


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Reply U.S. Workers Returning to Labor Force in Part-time Jobs with Stagnant Wages (Original post)
marmar Mar 2015 OP
turbinetree Mar 2015 #1
uhnope Mar 2015 #2
marmar Mar 2015 #3
uhnope Mar 2015 #4
Corruption Inc Mar 2015 #5
marmar Mar 2015 #6

Response to marmar (Original post)

Mon Mar 9, 2015, 05:26 PM

1. TPP

And any trade deals to further under cut the middle class, working poor, and the migrant workers, we are so screwed, because they just don't like us

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Mon Mar 9, 2015, 05:28 PM

2. The problem is significant but how is a kooky Trotskyite going to help?

 

Or is Wolff not a Trotskyite per se, just as an old-school Marxist, pre-USSR-style?

I saw one of his videos. He seemed to be simply proposing a Marxist plan for reorganizing the American workforce.

Or are his views more moderate? Do employee-owned and run businesses, like the insurance giant USAA that doesn't have shareholders, get the OK from Wolff?

Listen, anyone who would put this on his website has something really wrong with him:
http://rdwolff.com/content/eu-1-big-scam-ukraine-its-next-victim
The date on this video is March 25, 2014--this was after the Russian puppet government collapsed and fled to Russia with a substantial amount of the national treasury. This was when Euromaidan was still new, the victory was fresh.

Wolff pretty much equates Soviet dictatorship with what Ukraine has experienced since the collapse of the USSR. It's bullshit. Economically Ukraine remained bad, but other freedoms were greatly expanded. The freedom to travel, for example, which was nonexistent for most under Soviet Communism.

At 9:30, Wolff goes into total utopian views of some kind of violent revolution he thinks is going to happen when the greedy and corrupt will no longer rule. WTF?

I also despise the rise of corporate and 1% power, the stagnant wages and other concerns in this video but when I look into Wolff's proposals etc he kind ends up sounding like a kook. A harmless one, I suppose.

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Response to uhnope (Reply #2)

Mon Mar 9, 2015, 05:32 PM

3. a kooky trotskyite?

Do you even believe the bullshit you post?

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Response to marmar (Reply #3)

Mon Mar 9, 2015, 05:42 PM

4. I asked several questions about Wolff in my post

 

Can you answer them?--unless all you are doing is, as usual, promoting bullshit.

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Response to Corruption Inc (Reply #5)

Tue Mar 10, 2015, 02:52 AM

6. it's alright. regulars to video multimedia.....

.... are familiar with this particular sideshow. It's kind of funny in a sad, pathetic way.

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