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A Conversation with Economist Richard Wolff, Part 1
03/09/2014   Reported By: Irwin Gratz
Economist Richard Wolff

A debate lingers over how the Obama Administration has handled the Great Recession and its aftermath. Retired U-Mass Professor Richard Wolff claims what the country needed then, and now, is more fundamental change, to a form of business organization rooted not in capitalism, but in Marxist thought.

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Wolff is scheduled to speak during a two-day conference at USM titled Capitalism Hits the Fan on Wednesday and Thursday March 12-13.

Visit the USM website for more information about the conference.

Wolff is a retired professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts. He currently teaches at the New School University in New York City.

Prof. Wolff's website:

NOTE: Part two of this conversation with Professor Wolff airs on Morning Edition Tuesday, March 12 at 7:35 am

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