A weekly show focusing on the economic dimensions of everyday life and alternative ways to organize our economy and politics, with Prof. Richard D. Wolff.
This week’s episode begins by analyzing the political monopoly (aka “The Center”) operated by the GOP and Dems in the US: its organization and dominance until the last few years.
The monopoly deteriorates as both GOP and Democrat coalitions suffer splits and cracks opening opportunities for radical political shifts and perhaps new parties. The context of a declining US capitalism facing mounting unsolved social problems adds to the winds of change as do pressures to resort to repression.
Wolff affirms that the Center Cannot Hold.
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Source URL — https://roarmag.org/2021/06/14/economic-update-the-center-cannot-hold/