Max Fraad Wolff is a Professor of Economics in New School University GraduateProgram in International Affairs and a Senior Economist for Beryl Consulting Group LLC.
Philosopher, lawyer, and professor Howard Engelskirchen speaks about participatory economics and how democracy informs this practice, as well as the Marxist underpinnings of this movement.
Engelskirchen formerly taught at Union College, Iowa State University, and Western State University, and is the author of Capital as a Social Kind (Routledge, 2010). Here's a little bit about that book:
In this interview, Shakoor Aljuwani of Co-op Power speaks about the intersection of democracy and economics, economic justice, green jobs, urban renewal, the opportunity of the Left today for economic justice, Barack Obama's economic policies, and more.
Michael Perelman is a well known and well published author of articles and books on the uselessness of mainstream economics and the appropriateness of Marxist economics.
In this interview, Salvatore Engel-Di Mauro discusses the intersection of capitalism and growth, where the concept of de-growth fits in with economic conceptions, and debates within the Left on these ideas. Engel-Di Mauro is the senior editor of the journal Capitalism Nature Soicalism.
In this interview with economics professor Lisi Krall, we discuss economics, the idea of de-growth, capitalism, urbanization, the structure of economies, the morality of economics, and more. Krall is the author of Proving Up: Domesticating Land in U.S. History (SUNY, 2010). Here's a little bit about that book:
Left Forum 2011 continues apace! In this interview with David Schwartzman, activist and environmental scientist, we discuss the concept of de-growth and its relation to capitalism, eco-sociological movements, and the possibility of statehood for Washington, D.C.