Ernst Wolff
Ernst Wolff, 1950 geboren, wuchs in Südostasien auf, ging in Deutschland zur Schule und studierte in den USA Philosophie und Geschichte. Er arbeitete in diversen Berufen, u.a. als Journalist, Dolmetscher und Drehbuchautor. Die Wechselbeziehung von Wirtschaft und Politik, mit der er sich seit vier Jahrzehnten beschäftigt, ist für ihn gegenwärtig von höchster Bedeutung, was Grundlage seines neusten Buches "Weltmacht IWF - Chronik eines Raubzugs" war. Ernst Wolff lebt im Großraum Berlin, ist geschieden und Vater von zwei erwachsenen Kindern.
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One purpose of the show staged by Washington’s political establishment every four years, called ‚election campaign’, is to demonstrate to the world that the American people democratically decide on the future course of their country. Nothing could be further from the truth. The decision being made on 8 November will only supply the answers to […]

The History and Politics of the IMF with Ernst Wolff In this video we interview journalist and author Ernst Wolff. Wolff’s latest book is called “Pillaging the World: The History and Politics of the IMF” which is also available in German and Arabic. This video series aims to provide context behind the International Monetary Fund […]

During their election campaign, the Syriza movement promised the people of Greece an end to the inhumane politics of austerity and the dictatorship of the Troika. After being elected in January, Prime Minister Tsipras and his Finance Minister Varoufakis negotiated with the EU commission, the ECB and the IMF for almost five months. While fulfilling […]

„The big one“ is the term used for the gigantic California earthquake that seismologists have been expecting for several decades. „The big one“ could also be an appropriate description of the coming and unavoidable collapse of the global financial system. Both events have one thing in common: We know that they will occur, but we […]

Last week the European Central Bank (ECB) and the national central banks of the euro area started a massive purchase of government bonds. This way, sixty billion euros are to be pumped into the financial system until September 2016, a total of 1.1 trillion euros. The ECB thus follows the example of the US Federal […]