Economist Richard Wolff Explains Marxism

In an interview with the nonprofit media portal acTVism, University of Massachusetts professor emeritus Richard Wolff—“America’s most prominent Marxist economist,” according to The New York Times—discusses why economic turmoil continues to make headlines while the stock market booms.

Wolff also discusses Marxism’s association with Soviet-style communism, Stalinism and Maoism, how the corporate system interacts with democracy, the natural environment and human rights and whether there are alternatives to corporations and capitalism.

—Posted by Alexander Reed Kelly

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