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Google video: Capitalism Hits the Fan-A Marxian View

Richard Wolff, a professor of economics at UMass Amherst, talks on the current "financial" crisis and capitalism in general. A form of socialism is presented as a possibility to exhausted and anxiety-ridden workers. Maybe you can't have real democracy without economic democracy.
In the 1970s real hourly wages in the US stopped climbing while productivity continued soaring. Businesses outsourced or brought low-wage workers so wages stagnated or went down.

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