Economic Update

Richard D. Wolff, a weekly TV and radio show and podcast

https://economicupdate.podbean.com

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 28m. Bisher sind 168 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 3 days 10 hours 8 minutes

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episode 277: Economic Update: ”Imagining a Different Economy”


On this week's show, Prof. Wolff presents updates on his recent debate with Ayn Rand Institute on capitalism vs socialism, inflation in Europe, an analysis of right vs left splitting in US today, and real vs fake causes of energy price inflation. The sec...


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episode 276: Economic Update: ”Chris Hedges and US Prisons”


On this week's show, Prof. Wolff presents updates on South Dakota leads US to become world's #2 "tax haven,"  pandemic's economic shock cut by very uncapitalistic means, why employers want the govt to pay workers to go back to work, and how libertarians ...


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episode 275: Economic Update: Germany Shifts Left


On this week's show, Prof. Wolff presents updates on Biden's and Democrats' fading tax reforms, German and Austrian politics shift left, Yale sells out to rich donors, product shortages often deliberate, wages for housework, and real US food inflation.  ...


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episode 274: Economic Update: ”A Story of War”


On this week's show, Prof. Wolff discusses how Amazon rips off small business and squeezes workers, US and China's military tactics, top mainstream economists grasp the deepening critique of capitalism, and how strikes at Nabisco and Kellogg expose capit...


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episode 273: Economic Update - ”China and Inflation: Real Analyses, not BS”


The program's first half focuses on the realities of China's rise and not the Cold War rhetoric. The second half analyzes the inflation now threatening the US economy. Its causes and consequences turn out to be quite different from the mainstream media t...


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 2021-11-01  28m
 
 

episode 272: Economic Update: Cornel West on ”Black Prophetic Fire”


On this week's show, Prof. Wolff presents updates on the strengths of socialism in German elections, British and US public opinion; and the US policies that are impoverishing its Puerto Rican colony. The second half of the show features an interview with...


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 2021-10-25  28m
 
 

episode 271: Economic Update: ”Signs of System Decline”


On this week’s show, Prof. Wolff presents updates on the following topics: US wars lost: against Afghanistan, Iraq, and Covid; private profit from climate disaster; systemic infrastructure neglect; decline of whites in US; UK fears about US loss in Afgha...


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 2021-10-18  28m
 
 

episode 270: Economic Update - How US Workers are Really Treated


This week on Economic Update, Prof. Wolff pays to Mikis Theodorakis, Greek musician and political hero and discusses Starbucks workers in Buffalo, the economic fallout of Supreme Court's anti-aborton act, what Hurricane Ida fatalities show, and the $8 tr...


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 2021-10-12  28m
 
 

episode 269: Economic Update - ”Native Americans and American Socialists”


On this week's show, Prof. Wolff present updates on global supply chain slow-downs; student costs/debts in US, UK far higher than in most peer nations; FED adds inflation to the ways its policies worsen income and wealth inequalities; and lastly, higher ...


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 2021-10-02  28m
 
 

episode 268: Economic Update - SOCIALISM AND WORKER COOPS [REPEAT]


20th century socialism is now behind us. Socialists continued to evaluate both its achievements and failures via extensive self-criticism. A changed socialism has emerged, focused on a transition of workplaces from top-down hierarchical capitalist struct...


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 2021-09-27  28m