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Economic Update with Richard D. Wolff

Economic Update is a weekly nationally syndicated radio 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 their own financial situation as well as the economy at large. By focusing on the economic dimensions of everyday life - wages, jobs, taxes, debts, and profits - the program explores alternative ways to organize markets and government policies.
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Now displaying: June, 2016
Jun 27, 2016
On this week's episode of Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on victories (1) over US sugar industry and (2) in reducing Sweden's 40-hour workweek to 30 hours with no pay cut. Major analyses of jobs moving south, legal fight over tax exemption for religions, corporate bailouts in Michigan, excess Corp borrowing, and capitalist technology serving profits not people.
Jun 20, 2016
On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on CEO pay, new book on inequality, US estate and inheritance taxes. Interview with Alan Schulman, coordinator Democracy at Work New York City.
Jun 12, 2016
On this week's episode of Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on new book "Coming of Age in the Other America," new research shows superiority of worker coops over capitalist enterprises, negative results of profit-driven enterprises, "America" replaces Budweiser. Interview with Betsy Avila, digital organizer of local groups for social change.
Jun 6, 2016
On this week' episode of Economic Update, Prof. Wolff. provides updates on fossil-fuel divestment, Zika virus economics, product recalls , and payday loan scandal. Interview with environmentalist lawyer/activist Carol Dansereau.
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