24. Capitalist Enterprise and Clean Water for a Bolivian City

Okay so the object today is to wrap our arms around, not all but a good portion, of the material covered. The book called, Bottom Billion, is somewhat neglected in today’s discussion but should not be neglected in your essays. Indeed, your essays will need to take account of many Continue Reading

“Intro to Marxian Economics” 1 (1of6) – Richard D Wolff

So this is a course in Marxian theory. And I want to lay out for you a little bit about who I am, and how this is going to be organized. It’s going to be quite intensive. I have four weeks, every Monday, for two hours for four weeks to Continue Reading

Economic Update: Corporate Capitalism in Decline [CLIP]

[WOLFF] Where in the broader picture, of what you see going on in the United States and beyond, is the problem of the economic system? What we talk about on this program? I thought my viewers and listeners would enjoy how it looks from another perspective. From yours, you have Continue Reading

Class Analysis: Pilot

Thanks for tuning in. You’re listening to our first episode of Class Analysis, a podcast where we’re going to be discussing what it means to be a student living through this very strange and interesting moment in our economy’s performance. Unpaid internships, student debt, inequality, and a growing population of Continue Reading

Social Class: WTF? Introduction to Bourdieu and Marx on class

Hello, my name’s Tom and welcome back to my channel where I talk a little bit about theatre, a little bit about being a PhD student, and a little bit about those two things kind of crushed together in a vice. Today, I wanted to add to my series What Continue Reading

Class In America: The Myth Of The Classless Society

well i grew up in swampscott in a working-class family my father worked at the united shoe in beverly the shoe as it was called and %uh when i went to graduate school in washington at the school of advanced international studies which is part of johns hopkins it was Continue Reading

4. Karl Marx, Joseph Schumpeter, and an Economic System Incapable of Coming to Rest

Prof: Okay, let’s go to work. Violating the syllabus, I’ve re-titled today’s discussion “From Marxist Historicism to Howard Head’s Tennis Racquet,” and let’s begin with Howard Head’s tennis racquet. Howard Head was an alum of Harvard College, a bright guy, and a not very good airframe engineer. He was a Continue Reading