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Global Capitalism

Global Capitalism: Live Economic Update is our bi-monthly lecture series. These programs begin with short updates on important economic events of the last month, then Wolff examines a larger topic. We hope to develop all participants’ understanding and ability to explain current economic events and trends to others. Become a Patron of GCLEU and help support this video series. Visit us at

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May 12, 2021

In this month's lecture, Prof. Wolff will discuss the following: 

  1. Changes in Government Spending and Taxing
  2. Joe Biden and Franklin Roosevelt: Differences and Similarities
  3. Historic Decline of US Capitalism: Reality vs Denial