International Power | Q&A

(APPLAUSE) Good evening, and welcome to Q&A. I’m Tony Jones. And here to answer your questions tonight, US Studies Centre research fellow, James Brown, Israeli parliamentarian Tamar Zandberg, the former US ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, who’s called her new book The Education Of An Idealist, the foreign Continue Reading

The 99% Is a Myth—Here’s How It Really Breaks Down

In our own minds, we usually place ourselves in the social class in which we were raised. For me, like many Americans, that means “middle class.” But the truth is that the social classes in the United States are rapidly pulling away from one another. The emerging class system looks Continue Reading

Political common ground in a polarized United States | Gretchen Carlson, David Brooks

Chris Anderson: Welcome to this next edition of TED Dialogues. We’re trying to do some bridging here today. You know, the American dream has inspired millions of people around the world for many years. Today, I think, you can say that America is divided, perhaps more than ever, and the Continue Reading

The Global State of Democracy 2019 – International IDEA

[MUSIC] THE GLOBAL STATE OF DEMOCRACY Never have so many people lived in democracies as now, but the value of democracy is more contested than ever before Our Global State of Democracy Report is above all an instrument to have a more nuanced discussion about democracy. Our report finds that Continue Reading

Suing the state: hidden rules within the EU-US trade deal (7’35 min)

Economic Update: Injustice, Race and Class

Welcome, friends, to another edition of Economic Update, a weekly program devoted to the economic dimensions of our lives – those of our children, those looming ahead of all of us. I’m your host, Richard Wolff. I want to start today by telling you three little short stories about corporate Continue Reading

China Threatens All Neighboring Countries | China Uncensored

On this episode of China Uncensored, the only thing blacker than heavy metal? Politics. Hi, welcome to China Uncensored I’m your host Chris Chappell. This is Freddy Lim, the Godfather of Taiwanese death metal. It’s a look that just screams “politician”. Ok, maybe just screams. But he’s also a politician. Continue Reading

Richard Wolff on Corporate Debt and Warnings From the IMF

Let me turn then to a remarkable story about modern capitalism that sort of illustrates the idea that the problems it has force solutions which then create more problems. Let me give you the example that is urgent now. You all know that we had a crash of global capitalism Continue Reading

Richard Wolff on recent Nobel Winners in Economics

The Nobel Committee in Sweden issued the Nobel Prize in Economics to three economists who are specialists in having come up with interesting little ways (they call them incremental solutions) to poverty, particularly in Kenya in East Africa and in India. I take nothing away from these economists. They’re working Continue Reading