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.
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 economy.
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 sense.