Richard Wolff on the Growth of Wages Vs Housing, Education, and Health

Richard Wolff on the Growth of Wages Vs Housing, Education, and Health

Here’s what he did, a simple exercise but boy does it tell a lot. He asked how much has the median income of an American family changed over the last thirty years counting from 1987 to 2017, a nice period of 30 years we can look at. And he said, I want to see how …

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Did FDR End the Great Depression?

Did FDR End the Great Depression?

Did President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal economic policies pull the country out of the Great Depression? My research clearly suggests that the answer, contrary to popular belief, is no. In fact, the New Deal made matters worse. Let me explain. The centerpiece of Roosevelt’s New Deal plan to fix the economy was the National Industrial …

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The Hidden Biases in WEIRD Psychology Research

The Hidden Biases in WEIRD Psychology Research

[♪ INTRO] Psychology is the study of human behavior and the mind, so it’s easy to imagine that researchers are trying to learn universal truths. But humans come in a lot of different flavors. So we can’t make sweeping predictions about all of humanity based on the limited populations that are usually used in psychology …

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Economic Update: Capitalism and Mental Health

Economic Update: Capitalism and Mental Health

Welcome, friends, to another edition of Economic Update, a weekly program devoted to the economic dimensions of our lives: jobs, incomes, debts. I’m your host, Richard Wolff. I want to begin today’s program to talk to you about the Koch Foods company – that’s right, Koch, as in the Koch brothers – one of their …

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Richard Wolff and Harriet Fraad on Capitalism’s Effects on Mental Health

Richard Wolff and Harriet Fraad on Capitalism’s Effects on Mental Health

And in a brief study that I did over three months of mass shootings (and there is now one every day. There has been one in every day in 2019 and I haven’t kept up with all them), but the shooters are mainly millennials between 23 and 28, they’re all men, and they’ve lost a …

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Adults with autism transitioning into Houston’s workforce

Adults with autism transitioning into Houston’s workforce

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