College professor links grades to ‘oppressive capitalism’: Here’s how

DAVID: SHOULD WE BE ABOLISHING GRADES IN SCHOOL? PROFESSOR RICHARD WOLF SAYS YES, WE SHOULD. WHY? BECAUSE GRADES PROMOTE MERITOCRACY AND UPHOLDS CAPITALISM. IN AN ARTICLE, WOLF ARGUES GRADING HAS LITTLE PAY OFF FOR STUDENTS. HE JOINS US NOW. HOW DOES REMOVING GRADES HELP BETTER PREPARE STUDENTS FOR THE REAL Continue Reading

Capitalism Hits Home: Sugar Arrangements: Intimate Personal Connection For Sale [Clip]

The sugar industry or sugar arrangements have mushroomed in the United States in tandem with the mushrooming costs of higher education, and the shift of the tax burden on to the mass of people. Without a college degree, young people face a wall in employment and future opportunities. For almost Continue Reading

Economic Update: Reparations and Forgiving Student Debts

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. I want to jump right into a remarkable story. I want to talk about people who don’t get talked about enough. Two million Americans are what Continue Reading

2016 Lecture 01 Maps of Meaning: Introduction and Overview

So, welcome to Maps of Meaning. So the first question I guess I might have is, what, why are you here? Anybody got an interesting reason? >>[Student answers: Uh, I want to be able to manipulate reality to my best interests.] >>That’s a good plan.>>[Student answers: Yeah.]>>Except for the manipulate Continue Reading

EXPOSED: The Marxist Plot to Destroy Higher Education in America

Hello and welcome, I’m Gina Shakespeare, today on Declassified, The infiltration of Marxism into higher education, This story by Mike Shotwell. Mike was raised in a Marxist home and is intimately familiar with American communist history and its effects on the 20th century. He is the author of “Immersed in Continue Reading

Trump and Putin in Historical Perspective: How We Got into the New Cold War

I’m Betsy Cannon Smith, class of ’84, and I’m delighted to introduce William Taubman, the Bertrand Snell Professor of Political Science emeritus. Professor Taubman is celebrating 50 years at Amherst College this fall; 1967 he arrived. Congratulations. [APPLAUSE] And among us tonight are many who’ve studied with the Taubmans, both Continue Reading

'Socialism is the Enemy of Freedom’—Southern Seminary’s Dr. Albert Mohler [WCS Special]

albert Mohler wonderful to have you on american thought-leaders good to be with you thank you so you know what a big topic that you talked about and is also very important to the epoch times truth and tradition is our motto is traditional values and traditional American values and Continue Reading

Economic Update: Capitalism Provokes Workers

Welcome friends to another edition ofeconomic update a weekly program devoted to the economic dimensions of our livesdebts jobs incomes the future for us and for our childrenI'm your host Richard Wolff I've been a professor all my adult life a professorof economics and I hope that has prepared me Continue Reading

Heather Mac Donald on Victim Mentality, Identity Politics & President Trump’s Baltimore Tweets

what is the world view driving some people to call President Trump's tweets about congressman Elijah Cummings and Baltimore racist and why are they downplaying some of the factual realities described in Trump's tweets how in the view of Heather McDonald do victim mentality intersectionality and identity politics threaten American Continue Reading