The Socialist Program

Inflation is Class Warfare

This interview is an episode of The Socialist Program with Brian Becker, a podcast providing news and views about the world for those who want to change it. You can follow the show on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

On today’s episode Brian and Prof. Richard Wolff discuss the steepest rise in prices in the last 30 years, which has set off alarm bells and handed politicians like Joe Manchin a convenient excuse to deepen their opposition to pro-worker social programs. Where does inflation come from in a capitalist economy? What effect does it have on the working class and on the capitalist class?

Professor Richard Wolff is an author & co-founder of the organization Democracy at Work. You can check out his work at

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