Chris Hedges and Richard D. Wolff: The Sickness is the System—When Capitalism Fails to Save Us from Pandemics or Itself

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Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

RT America on Sep 12, 2020

On the show this week, Chris Hedges discusses with economist Professor Rick D. Wolff, the economic and political collapse of the American empire.

Wolff’s new book, The Sickness is the System – When Capitalism Fails to Save Us from Pandemics or Itself, is available on September 15.

From the archives:

The Anti-Social Socialist: How Capitalism Controls You

Chris Hedges: The Signs of the Declining Empire

Late-Stage Capitalism Deprives Us Of Meaning + The Capitalist Class Is Bringing America Towards Fascism, by Rainer Shea

Crises Can Either Bring Revolution Or Strengthen Capitalism + Moving Towards The Worst-Case Covid-19 Scenario, by Rainer Shea

Chris Hedges: The Capitalist Class Wants To Keep The Working Class In A State Of Constant Distress

Chris Hedges: How the Covid-19 Pandemic has Exposed the Weakness of American Society

Jack Rasmus: The Bailout For Workers Needs To Be As Big As The Bailout For Banks + Richard Wolff: Fate of the Global Economy

The 2020 Coronavirus Economic Crash and The Crisis of Capitalism by Rainer Shea + Richard Wolff: This Is Like Nothing Ever Experienced