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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.

Nov 30, 2017

Updates on Uber's corrupt profiteering, sugar producers immoral cancer research, Trump's personal business, neglecting New York subways, UK's historic wage decline, and Norway's sovereign wealth fund. Interview with economist Stephanie Kelton, adviser to Bernie Sanders.


Allyson D.
six and a half months ago

Dr. Kelton is brilliant. Glad to see she brought up student debt. Can't wait for the paper to come out. Though she doesn't directly discuss MMT, the inferences are clear in the suggested student debt forgiveness solution. The time is rife for people to learn how this country's economy REALLY works--and then push forward to change our working class' lot in life as created by the neoliberal agenda and their lack of sound fiscal policy...