| By Kevin C. Brown |

May 31, 2011 — Richard D. Wolff, a professor of economics emeritus at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and the author of “Capitalism Hits the Fan: The Global Economic Meltdown and What To Do About It,” discusses dimensions of the economic crisis, both familiar — unemployment, debt — and unfamiliar — the role and function of media spectacles in American culture.

Note: The above dateline refers to this interview’s original airdate on WRCT-Pittsburgh. It was uploaded unchanged to Remapping Debate in March 2013.

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