Economics Professor Richard Wolff blames austerity for the problems of forced food disposal; redefines ‘demand’; romanticizes thuggery

August 26, 2012

What I look like when I listen to Richard Wolff’s ‘Economic Update’.

I love UMass economics professor emeritus Richard Wolff’s podcasts because they challenge me to think in ways that I normally wouldn’t. Consider these snippets from his broadcast of August 11, temporarily available for download at WBAI.org. The first quote begins at 4:26 into the broadcast:

[First, the story from the town of Girona in the north of Spain.] They are in the news this week for having decided to padlock the bins that the city has all around supermarkets. Read the rest of this entry »


links for 2010-02-02

February 3, 2010
  1. National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation | Federal Labor Board Rejects Frivolous Teamster Union Charges Against National Right to Work Foundation

    Workers do not all speak with one voice.

  2. Huffington Post | Bacteria Linked To Feces Found In Nearly Half Of Fast Food Soda Fountains

    News Flash! This just in! Didn't think the air you breathe could get any grosser? Well it can. Whenever you smell a fart, that's, like, butt-air going up your nose. Think about that. I'm never breathing again.

  3. Daily Reckoning | Stimulus in a Real Depression

    Another argument against stimulus. Read the rest of this entry »