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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Updates on New Zealand firm succeeds with
4 day workweek; Vienna's public housing successes; Fordham
adjuncts' union wins big; Burberry destroys $ millions in new
clothes; precarious US jobs worsen alcoholism among young; US
airlines raise profits by shrinking toilets. Interview on collapse
of Toys-R-Us chain (causes and consequences) with worker Cheryl
Claude and organizer Charles Khan.
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.