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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 production and distribution of the goods and services we all depend on. 
 
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Feb 27, 2024

[EU S14 E08] Breaking Up With Capitalism

This week's episode of Economic Update hosted by Professor Richard Wolff, we discuss the Philadelphia University of the Arts Faculty Union and its struggles; we clarify what declining inflation does and does not mean; we answer the question: as to why sanctions fail. Finally we...


Feb 20, 2024

[EU S14 E07] Capitalism and Tax Injustice

This week's episode of Economic Update hosted by Professor Richard Wolff, we discuss Germany's recession, California fast-food workers unionize, How the war in Ukraine boosts US stock market, corporate stock holdings, while hurting most wage/salary incomes, In addition we ask...


Feb 13, 2024

 

 [EU S14 E06] The U.S. Tax System Designed For Economic Injustice

 

This week's episode of Economic Update hosted by Professor Richard Wolff, we will be discussing the increasingly more common corporate threats to force remote workers back to working onsite. We then turn to Ukraine war economics, U.S. vs BGI as...


Feb 6, 2024

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 [EU S14 E05] The US Economy As An Apartheid System 

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This week's episode of Economic Update hosted by Professor Richard Wolff, we will be discussing the...


Jan 30, 2024

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 [EU S14 E04] US Capitalism At The Crossroads

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This week’s Economic Update Professor Richard Wolff discusses the special dimensions and qualities of the US...