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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On this week's Economic Update, Prof.
Wolff provides updates on Puerto Rico, slave labor in the cocoa
fields, worsening UK inequality, leaders imposing austerity on
others, Canada's Girl Guides among tourists to shun US. Major
discussions: rising US wage inequality; connection and opposition
between capitalism and democracy; key differences between
capitalist and worker-coop enterprises.
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.