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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.

Jul 14, 2015

July 12, 2015 Continuing our new format experiment of two in-depth analyses, the first half of today’s show we discuss how The New Deal was both a victory and a defeat. Both offer crucial lessons for today’s world. In the show’s second half, we’ll dive into a critical review of labor’s short and long-run goals, labor’s defensive decline, and a new strategy built on lessons of that decline.