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Professor Richard Wolff joins Thom for a deep dive into the often misunderstood definitions critical to our understanding of the world around us- a look at economics in the broadest sense. As democratic socialism grows more popular it is necessary to look at exactly what we are talking about, to have a stronger understanding of it all. What is Capitalism? We live in a capitalistic economy, we have a more or less democratic form of government, but what is democracy?    ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ Extending the conversation, Thom reads from his book, "Screwed: The Undeclared War Against the Middle Class -- And What We Can Do About It" , as well as "The Inner Level: How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity and Improve Everyone's Well-being" by Kate Pickett and Richard G. Wilkinson, "Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World" by Anand Giridharadas, as well as "Progress and Poverty In Economics: Henry George and How Growth in Real Estate Contributes to Inequality and Financial Instability" by Edward Nell. 

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