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On this week's show, Prof. Richard Wolff
presents updates on Australian government taxes, big banks funding
of Dakota Access Pipeline, meaning of French elections, Trump/GOP's
plan to end estate taxes, rising role of monopoly in US
Prof. Jessica Gordon Nembhard, historian
of worker coops and African-American community, joins Prof. Wolff
in the second half to talk about "why worker coops" make
About the Podcast
Economic Update is a weekly nationally syndicated radio 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 their own financial situation as well as the economy at large. By focusing on the economic dimensions of everyday life - wages, jobs, taxes, debts, and profits - the program explores alternative ways to organize markets and government policies.