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“The Structure of Government” by Ayn Rand

“The Structure of Government” by Ayn Rand
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Richard Wolff on Conservatives and Government Intervention

Richard Wolff on Conservatives and Government Intervention

You know, once upon a time conservatives liked to say that they were against government intervention in the economy. Ever since we had that massive intervention back in the 1930s when a collapsed capitalism was rescued by massive government intervention,… Continue Reading

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Economic Update: Capitalism’s Excuse: Blame Government

Economic Update: Capitalism’s Excuse: Blame Government

welcome friends to another edition of economic update weekly program devoted to the economic dimensions of our lives incomes debts jobs for ourselves for us in the future for our children I’m your host Richard Wolff I’ve been a professor… Continue Reading

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A Republic

A Republic

The Framers emerged from four months of secrecy with the first national Constitution ever put to paper. Well, Dr. Franklin, what have you given us? Well, sir, a republic, if you can keep it. For the first time in history,… Continue Reading

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Richard Wolff on the distracting debate over more or less government

Richard Wolff on the distracting debate over more or less government

Debating the pros and cons of the government vs the private sector is a silly game until you realize that the purpose of it isn’t what it is about. The purpose of it is to make sure we don’t debate… Continue Reading

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Is democracy really the best form of government? | Steven Pinker

Is democracy really the best form of government? | Steven Pinker

Probably the most famous product of the Enlightenment was the American Declaration of Independence and Constitution, a blueprint for a form of governance that tried to get the benefits of government—seeing as how anarchy is worse because you get spirals… Continue Reading

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Private banking and government corruption saddle the 3rd world with debt – Richard Wolff

Private banking and government corruption saddle the 3rd world with debt – Richard Wolff

14 out of 15 of these countries (the worst indebted countries in the world) on average cut their social spending for their people by 13%. Here’s the point. If you get yourself into debt as a foreign country, if you’re… Continue Reading

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Sound of freedom (1/2) | DW Documentary

Sound of freedom (1/2) | DW Documentary

Fighting for freedom ? through music. Major stars have shown that even mainstream pop music can be profoundly political. Pain is a very powerful tool to awaken us, to move towards action. Beyoncé uses her fame to draw attention to… Continue Reading

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Canada’s Government Silences Scientists, Sides With Corporate Interests

Canada’s Government Silences Scientists, Sides With Corporate Interests

JESSICA DESVARIEUX: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Jessica Desvarieux in Baltimore. In 2008, two years into Stephen Harper’s administration, scientists working for the federal agency Environment Canada were told they can’t speak with the press unless they had… Continue Reading