I’m Scott Wuerch and I’m an Instructional Designer here at Royal. For me, it’s just it’s so much fun to work here! There isn’t a single team member I’ve had an opportunity to work with that I’m not proud to be part of what they’ve done here – and to be part of what they…Read More Corporate Culture – Careers at Royal Credit Union
I am Dustin Killinger and I’m a Technical Analyst. My favorite core value would be – be friendly, nice, and respectful. And I just feel like, I like that one the best because it comes naturally to me. And I feel like that’s how we should be treating all of our team members and Members.…Read More Be Friendly, Nice, and Respectful With a Career at Royal Credit Union
We all know: it’s like everything from “Money is status,” “Money is power,” “Money is sex appeal.” I just read that “The more beautiful the woman the bigger the diamond and the uglier the man who gave it to her,” you know, so it’s—why is that? That has nothing to do with the daily transactions!…Read More Is all money just a ponzi scheme? | Vicki Robin
This question comes to us from Dustin James. He submitted this to us on the Ask Prof Wolff section of rdwolff.com, and here’s his question: are there any sources of value that a capitalist can exploit that don’t rely on labor? This is really interesting because it’s a question about Marxist theory that’s very fundamental,…Read More AskProfWolff: Are there sources of value that a capitalist can exploit that don’t rely on labor?
Prof: Okay, let’s go to work. Violating the syllabus, I’ve re-titled today’s discussion “From Marxist Historicism to Howard Head’s Tennis Racquet,” and let’s begin with Howard Head’s tennis racquet. Howard Head was an alum of Harvard College, a bright guy, and a not very good airframe engineer. He was a second-class designer of the details…Read More 4. Karl Marx, Joseph Schumpeter, and an Economic System Incapable of Coming to Rest
So, from an end-user perspective there’s a lot of questions around the impact of either Bitcoin or blockchains. And if you look at the very best technologies they tend to sort of eventually fade seamlessly into the background. So for example, you’re using your phone every day, but you don’t necessarily understand how TCPIP is…Read More Cryptocurrency’s role in the future of money | Elad Gil
Why did the United States leave the gold standard? Basically, because the gold standard constrained the federal government. I get a lot of questions from students about the gold standard. For example, what is it? And why don’t we have one anymore? I will start by explaining what it is. Under a gold standard, the…Read More What is the Gold Standard?
This is David Harvey and you’re listening to the Anti-Capitalist Chronicles, a podcast that looks at capitalism through a Marxist lens. This podcast is made possible by Democracy at Work. It’s very easy when we start to think about the economic situation to get very pessimistic to get overwhelmed, as it were, with the idea…Read More David Harvey’s Anti-Capitalist Chronicles: The Value of Everything
Hey Wisecrack, Jared again. South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker sure do make us laugh — but they make something else, too: a metric crap-ton of money. It’s a tale as old as time: create a stop-motion animated Christmas card, nab a Comedy Central series, a movie, an Oscar nomination, yadda yadda yadda,…Read More What South Park Teaches Us About Economics – Wisecrack Edition
Prof: Okay, good morning. We’re going to make the transition today to talking about Marxism, the second of the three Enlightenment traditions that we’re going to consider in the first part of this course. And I should warn you at the outset that I have something of a heterodox view of Marx. I have something…Read More 9. The Marxian Challenge