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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. By focusing on the economic dimensions of everyday life - wages, jobs, taxes, debts, interest rates, prices, and profits - the program explores alternative ways to organize markets, and government policies.

Jul 27, 2017

Updates on Russia sanctions, medical companies' failures, cable company monopolies, CEO pay, battling Marxian economics in Utah. Major discussion of economics of socialism.


Jul 20, 2017

Updates on United Airlines' profits from customer abuse; bankster blames government; China's rapid economic growth; and worker coop news from Greece, New York, and Massachusetts. Interview with economics professor John Summa on big problems in economics teaching.


Jul 14, 2017

Updates on dueling health bills, cutting min wages, Pope on labor unions, Seattle taxes the rich. Major discussions of G-20 "leaders ", Detroit's "revival", beer company goes to worker ownership and directorship.


Jul 6, 2017

 
Updates on car loans, sales showing falsity of "recovery" claims, airline profits vs service, the G-20 meetings coordinate global austerity, July 4 and capitalism, and the misleading debate over raising minimum wages and losing jobs. Interview with Dr. Harriet Fraad on connections among addictions, capitalism and...


Jul 1, 2017

Updates on European sanctuary cities, McDonald's automation, Travis Kalanic, and ritzy restaurant rips off workers. Interview with anti-poverty activist Rob Robinson.