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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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Sep 20, 2018

Updates on Tenth Anniversary of Lehman Brothers Bank collapse, assisting Ocasio-Cortez show how to finance socialist projects, Colin Kaepernick's ad for Nike and contradictions of capitalism.  Interview with Michael Pelias on launching a new Left University in New York: rationale and goals.

 


Sep 13, 2018

This week's special edition of Economic Update deals with Keynesian economics as a theory that clashes with both the mainstream economics ("neoclassical") that celebrates private capitalism and with critical theories such as Marxian economics that are opposed to capitalism. 


Sep 6, 2018

This special editon of Economic update deals with how and why government take-over of private corporations need not be and often is not "socialism" and why it is often done to strengthen private capitalists.
 


Sep 6, 2018

Prof. Wolff's continued interview from EU X S8 E 12 with Dr. Harriet Fraad on why U.S. workers don't rebel more against systemic deprivations.


Sep 6, 2018

Economic Update Extra: Professor Wolff's continued interview fromEU X S8 E11 with Troy Walcott.