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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: July, 2016
Jul 29, 2016

On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on India's inequality, Philly's poverty behind DNC front, new initiatives from unions, Starbuck's profiteering, gutting federal estate tax. Interview with Adam Hochschild on economic crisis, fascism, Spain's civil war.

Jul 25, 2016
On this week's episode of Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on platform contradictions, the VW scandal, CEOs pay explosion, Italian banks crisis, scary US auto loans. Major discussions: economics of lotteries, when profit decides who gets mortgages, and why 21st century socialism makes worker cooperatives the basic production institution.
 
Jul 18, 2016
 
On this week's episode of Economic Update, Prof. Wolff discusses "leaders" exposed by crises: Johnson in UK, Dimon in US. Stagnant incomes for most. Interview with Rob Robinson on conditions and prospects of African-Americans.
Jul 11, 2016

On this week's episode of Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on minimum wage raises, economics of prisons, evidence that notions of "economic recovery" are myths for most of world. Interview with Dr Harriet Fraad on why Orlando's tragic shooting happened.

Jul 5, 2016
On this week's episode of Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on new Puerto Rico deal, French street battles, German leaders' need humility, fake Cleveland revitalization, selling out national parks. Major analysis of Brexit in changing world economy.
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