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"Occupy the Economy: Challenging Capitalism"

David Barsamian; Richard Wolff

About the Program

Richard Wolff and David Barsamian talk about our economic crisis and argue that it can be traced back to the 1970s, when our economic system shifted from benefiting a vast majority of Americans to one which mostly benefits only the very rich.  This event was hosted by City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco.       

About the Authors

Richard Wolff

Richard Wolff is professor emeritus of economics at the University of Massachusetts and a visiting professor at the New School University.  He is the author of "Capitalism Hits the Fan" and "Democracy at Work." 

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David Barsamian

David Barsamian is founder and director of Alternative Radio (  His books include "Targeting Iran," "The Decline and Fall of Public Broadcasting," and "Keeping the Rabble in Line."  

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Program Information

"Occupy the Economy: Challenging Capitalism"

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Past Airings

  • Saturday, December 29th at 10:30am (ET)
  • Sunday, September 30th at 2pm (ET)
  • Saturday, September 22nd at 8:15pm (ET)
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