CAPITALISM: “Dr. Richard Wolff: Billionaires – Capitalism’s Top Notch Parasites” ☮

In this video clip, Dr. Richard Wolff shares information on the world’s billionaires.

This clip is occurred during a talk at the Revolutionary Workers Group, Revolutionary University, October 2, 2016

Richard D. Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is currently a Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the New School University in New York. Wolff has also taught economics at Yale University, City University of New York, and the University of Paris I (Sorbonne).

His work can be accessed at http://www.rdwolff.com and http://www.democracyatwork.info. Wolff lives in Manhattan with his wife and frequent collaborator, Dr. Harriet Fraad, a practicing mental health counselor and hypnotherapist in practice in New York City. Dr. Fraad’s website is http://www.harrietfraad.com/

Speak Out Now/Revolutionary Workers Group is a revolutionary group. They believe that a socialist world is possible and can be brought into being by the active struggles of the majority of the people of the world. They believe the international working class is the social force that can transform society and create a new world. But to do so, revolutionary organizations must be built in the working class. For this reason their group aims its activity primarily at large workplaces. Their newsletters are distributed at several workplaces every two weeks. http://revolutionaryworkersgroup.org/

PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “Interview With God’s Favorite Atheist” / The Political Vigilante / Graham Elwood and Arabella Blume ☮

Graham interviews Patreon supporter, God’s Favorite Atheist aka Arabella Blume, about religion, Mike Pence and more!

WHITE-WING CONSERVATIVE CHRISTIAN BIGOTRY: “Flashback: The Case for Southern Secession” / The Ring of Fire / Mike Papantonio and Chuck Thompson ☮

All over the South, right wing blowhards are whining about the fact that the Confederate Flag is being pulled down. This flag was their way of masking their racism, and now that they’ve been exposed, they can’t handle the spotlight. But is it time to just let the South go?

This segment originally aired in July 2015.

ANTI-THEISM: “Two Flaws Plague Unscientific Belief, from Trump and [White Supremacists,] to Religious Doctrine” / Big Think / Richard Dawkins ☮

What’s it like to be worshipped by [White Supremacists]? Not good, especially if you’re a passionate rationalist like Richard Dawkins. He was very recently accused of Islamophobia by KPFA radio—which is why some of the [White Supremacists] have flocked toward him—however Dawkins released a statement calling any alleged “abusive speech” by him preposterous, and clarified his views: “I have indeed strongly condemned the misogyny, homophobia, and violence of Islamism, of which Muslims—particularly Muslim women—are the prime victims. I make no apologies for denouncing those oppressive cruelties, and I will continue to do so.” Here he responds to how unpleasant it is to have your rational thoughts and your name hijacked by political extremists, and he expresses his disdain for President Trump’s policies, specifically the ‘Muslim ban’. With that as context, he proceeds to do what he does best: use science to investigate the idea of supernatural gods as the creators of the universe—which is a scientific hypothesis, he states, but one of the failed kind. Dawkins explains that we already have a superb theory of why living things have come into being—Darwinian evolution—and the evils that can come from too much faith. Richard Dawkins’ most recent book is Science in the Soul: Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist.