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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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Feb 23, 2017

On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on the exploitation of adjuncts that weakens US higher education and on US's extreme wealth inequality. Major discussion of the three main economic theories (neoclassical, Keynesian, and Marxian) clashing in today's world.


Feb 17, 2017

On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on stock market bounce, Swiss voters stop corporate tax giveaway, why public are better than private schools, billionaires party hard.  Prof. Wolff interviews investigative reporter Bob Hennelly on immigration and more.


Feb 10, 2017

 
On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on Vermont brewery goes worker coop, profitability proves nothing, Trump knocks "fiduciary rule," immigration reduces crime, Pelosi endorses capitalism. Major discussions of applying Hegel on masters/slaves to employers/employees and contrasting FDR...


Feb 2, 2017

On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on NFL's income redistribution, big bucks for Starbucks CEO, US health data, pension benefits cut, Goldman Sachs in Trump's govt. Interview of Dr Harriet Fraad on women's movement economics.