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Richard D. Wolff: The State of Economic Education Today

Tuesday, May 09, 2017 By Zain Raza, acTVism Munich | Video Interview
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In this educational video, University of Massachusetts Professor of Economics Emeritus Richard Wolff talks about the state of economic education today, and the role that the mainstream media and educational institutions play in conveying economic information to the public.

The following questions are addressed in this video:

  • What is the state of economic education and literacy today?
  • Why do educational or media institution avoid contextual analysis? And what function do they really serve?
  • What do indepedent media outlets undertake in order to get more people engaged?
This piece was reprinted by Truthout with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the source.

Zain Raza

Zain Raza is a contributor to acTVism Munich, an independent, grassroots and nonprofit media outlet that broadcasts in multiple languages regularly from Munich.

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Richard D. Wolff: The State of Economic Education Today

Tuesday, May 09, 2017 By Zain Raza, acTVism Munich | Video Interview
  • font size decrease font size decrease font size increase font size increase font size
  • Print

Media

In this educational video, University of Massachusetts Professor of Economics Emeritus Richard Wolff talks about the state of economic education today, and the role that the mainstream media and educational institutions play in conveying economic information to the public.

The following questions are addressed in this video:

  • What is the state of economic education and literacy today?
  • Why do educational or media institution avoid contextual analysis? And what function do they really serve?
  • What do indepedent media outlets undertake in order to get more people engaged?
This piece was reprinted by Truthout with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the source.

Zain Raza

Zain Raza is a contributor to acTVism Munich, an independent, grassroots and nonprofit media outlet that broadcasts in multiple languages regularly from Munich.