Richard D. Wolff: The State of Economic Education Today

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?