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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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May 11, 2015

April 5, 2015 This episode of Economic Update features a look into the car parts industry, why and how German courts cut Uber, how Russia's economy is growing despite economic sanctions, why there’s no recovery in declining teaching positions in the US for new PhDs in the humanities, and the impact of huge Mexican worker strikes against the agricultural giant Driscoll. We also respond to listeners regarding various countries’ currency manipulations and the role of unions in workers' co-ops. Another interview with Dr. Harriet Fraad (a longtime NYC mental health counsellor) on how capitalism's changes since the 1970’s have disrupted the personal lives of men and women in the US and the creative solutions to which many have turned.