If you can't wade throught the entire talk, you can skip to the last 15 minutes or so. Economics Professor Richard Wolff is basically arguing for people's democratic control of their own economic position. This talk drew me in because I agree with his solution (although the analysis was a bit fuzzy). Even more, I've spent the last 2 years working on some real estate ventures and a startup so that I can "own my own time". I think most people hear me say that and don't quite grasp the Marxist underpinnings of that statement. It's basically the argument that workers in an enteprise should be the major owners of that enteprise. This makes workers happier, more productive and the immediate beneficiaries of any gains realised.
This isn't new stuff, but it feels like it's picking up more steam ever since our latest economic crisis. It first clicked for me around 2003, listening to Noam Chomsky. In 1970, he described something very similar in "Government in the Future", an analysis of 4 major political/economic systems in an advanced industrial society. Paul Graham, a kind of start up guru, has been talking much about how individuals working for themselves in startups is the economic future. Here, he is talking about why humans were meant to work in small groups.