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Economic Update with Richard D. Wolff is a weekly nationally syndicated program produced by Democracy at Work and hosted by Richard D. Wolff. The program explores complex economic issues and empowers listeners with information to analyze not only their own financial situation but the economy at large. Beyond focusing a critical eye on the economic dimensions of everyday life - wages, jobs, taxes, debts, interest rates, prices, and profits - the program also explores systemic solutions to our economy's problems including alternative ways to organize porduction and distribution of the goods and services we all depend on. 
 
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Oct 30, 2015

Sept 27, 2015 This week's updates include a look into new Detroit book, the Mayor's austerity policy in Chicago, homeless school children and soaring medical insurance deductibles. Prof. Wolff responds to listeners on the VW scandal and the Pope's statements on economics. Prof. Wolff also interviews Prof. Ian...


Oct 28, 2015

This week's episode includes updates on the Swedish plan for peaceful transition beyond capitalism, ripoffs in car insurance and Ferguson, MO's credit downgrade. Prof. Wolff's response to listeners about the CA drought and the best solution for corporate abuses like VW's. Major discussions include what class means...


Oct 27, 2015

October 11, 2015 This week's episode includes updates on the attack against Planned Parenthood and Irish and French unions' current initiatives. Prof. Wolff responds to questions on the VW scandal and the TPP deals. The second half of the show includes an in-depth update and analysis of the ongoing Crisis in Greece with...


Oct 26, 2015

Today's episode includes updates on a monstrous beer merger, buying the US presidency, homelessness in Hawaii and the Canadian election results. Prof. Wolf responds to a listener's question on the relationship of individualism to capitalism and socialism. We end on a major discussion of the history of socialism vs....


Oct 25, 2015

October 18, 2015 This week's edition of Economic Update features discussion on: saving capitalism, looming economic downturn, 250,000 against TTIP in Berlin, US plan to give Puerto Rican taxes to banks, and a one-on-one interview with Ms. Laura Flanders, an independent journalist on co-ops vs capitalism.