How Brexit Impacts Greece, Spain, and the US
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FEATURING RICHARD WOLFF – Days after Britain voted to extricate itself from the European Union, Spaniards voted in their own election. The leftist Podemos party, hoping to galvanize support from the shock over “Brexit,” ended up faring worse than they thought and the Spanish conservative party instead prevailed. Is the Brexit vote a harbinger of a resurgence of extreme rightwing politics in response to austerity policies?
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Richard Wolff, visiting professor at the New School University, New York and professor of economics emeritus at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, author of a number of books including ‘Democracy at Work: A Cure for Capitalism’, ‘Occupy the Economy: Challenging Capitalism’, ‘Imagine: Living in a Socialist USA’, and ‘Capitalism’s Crisis Deepens: Essays on the Global Economic Meltdown.’