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São Paulo: South America’s MEGACITY

The dramatic cliffs and endless beaches of Rio de Janeiro makes it the city that probably first comes to mind when you think of Brazil. São Paulo, the largest metropolis in the southern hemisphere, is the true economic engine of the world’s sixth most populous country. In 1554, Catholic missionaries with the help of indigenous… Read More »

Health for All

>>Please do take your seats so we can start now, in the next five seconds. Please do take your seats. I know that you have more important stuff to do, once eeverybody is seated. So here we are in this very important session, very important early morning session and I’m – all of us are… Read More »

Economic Update: Public Service v. Private Profit

Welcome friends to another edition of Economic Update, a weekly program devoted to the economic dimensions of our lives, our jobs, our debts, our incomes, those of our children, and those looming down the road, and boy are they looming after the United States Senate passed an absolutely remarkable tax bill this last few weeks,… Read More »

Economic Update: An Unsustainable System

Welcome friends to another edition of economic update a regular weekly program devoted to the economic dimensions of our lives jobs debts those of our kids coming down the road the incomes we need to have a decent life all of that I’m your host Richard Wolff I’ve been a professor of economics all my… Read More »

Zeitgeist Addendum

“The old appeals to racial, sexual and religious chauvinism, to rabid nationalist fervor are beginning not to work.” “The business of who I am and whether I’m good or bad or achieving or not, all that’s learned along the way.” “It’s just a ride and we can change it anytime we want. It’s only a… Read More »

The Third Industrial Revolution: A Radical New Sharing Economy

“The value of information does not survive the moment in which it was new. It lives only at that moment; it has to surrender to it completely and explain itself to it without losing any time.” “A story is different. It does not expend itself. It preserves and concentrates its strength and is capable of… Read More »

The Handbook of Human Ownership – A Manual for New Tax Farmers

The Handbook of Human Ownership A Manual for New Tax Farmers Hey – seriously – congratulations on your new political post! If you are reading this, it means that you have ascended to the highest levels of government, so it’s really, really important that you don’t do or say anything stupid, and screw things up… Read More »

“Economy with a Truly Human Purpose” (Pope Francis): Is it Possible?

[CAROZZA] Good morning and welcome. My name is Paolo Carozza, I’m the Director of the Kellogg Institute for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame. It’s a great pleasure to be here. Thank you to the New York Encounter for hosting us. It’s also a privilege for me as Director of the Kellogg Institute… Read More »

A Compelling Case for Community Service

and it literally took me up to three blocks to find a home that was not boarded up and i personally started feeling very emotional because i looked at it and i was like where are all these people now? the cultural differences were immediate as soon as we came onto the reservation you can… Read More »

Economic Update: Morality and Economics

Welcome friends to another edition of Economic Update a weekly one-hour program devoted to the economic dimensions of our lives, jobs, incomes, debts, those coming down the road those confronting our children, as well as those we have to deal with every day. I’m your host Richard Wolff. I’ve been a professor of economics all… Read More »