Economic Update

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

https://economicupdate.podbean.com

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episode 141: Economic Update - Fighting the System


Updates on the economics of immigration, France's yellow vests join union-called general strike, demonstrations against Sackler family's profiting from oxycontin, and New York City Council considers giving priority to fast-food workers (majority) over em...


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 2019-03-02  28m
 
 

episode 140: Economic Update - Fantasy, Comedy, Tragedy: Delivering News Today


Updates on million-person Communist demonstration in India, subsidized "development" by Foxconn and Amazon, merger making big banks bigger, delusion of "bringing back manufacturing" US. Interview with Lee Camp of "Redacted Tonight" on comedy, news and an...


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 2019-02-23  28m
 
 

episode 139: Economic Update - Economics of Conflicted Mothers


Updates on the government shutdown's very important lessons, US teachers oppose a declining capitalism imposing its costs on the people, and firing the big banksters leaves our big bank problems unsolved. Interview with journalist Julianna Forlano on ec...


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 2019-02-16  28m
 
 

episode 138: Economic Update - Police and Policing in the US


Prof. Wolff presents updates on (1) the US public education crisis (teacher strikes, declining quality, insufficient resources) and how it undermines the US's economic future, (2) the absurdity of the government shutdown over an ineffective wall and a ti...


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 2019-02-09  28m
 
 

episode 137: Economic Update - Socialism: From Past to Future


On this episode of Economic Update, Prof. Wolff begins with socialism's history especially in the US: from being widely discussed up to 1945, then repressed in the Cold War, and now vigorously revived since 2008. He then examines socialism's basic econom...


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 2019-02-02  28m
 
 

episode 136: Economic Update - Yellow Vests and Tax Reform


 Updates on "yellow vests" spread to UK, book Dying for a Paycheck, the bail-in scam, paying for airplane seat assignments, and postal banking. Major discussions of tax reforms needed and deserved and gentrification as a market injustice.     


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 2019-01-28  28m
 
 

episode 135: Economic Update - "Politicians Faking It"


Updates on Luxembourg making all public transport free, Europe evading US sanctions on Iran, Saudi Arabia sleaze deals with Trump, Deutsche Bank corruption massive, Pompeo's anti-China strategy contradicts Trump "nationalism." Interview with journalist B...


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 2019-01-19  28m
 
 

episode 134: Economic Update - "Ecosocialism"


Updates on New York City council votes minimum wage for ride-hailing drivers (Uber, Lyft, etc.), Trump store is 85% goods made abroad, charter school teachers strike in Chicago, contradictions in US-China trade war, VW ends gas car production in favor of...


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 2019-01-12  28m
 
 

episode 133: Economic Update - Capitalism: Slow-motion Implosion?


Canada cuts corp tax cuts in race to bottom, Macron pleases business but outrages French people, Italy's new gov't budget provides for its people, Hillary Clinton joins right in scapegoating immigrants, and how "quantitative easing" policy after 2008 cra...


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 2019-01-05  28m
 
 

episode 132: Economic Update - Capitalism - Changed by its Contradictions


Updates on poverty in California, childhood obesity in US, economic fallout from (real meaning of) Trump steel tariff. Prof Wolff responds to questions by explaining how US politics has sustained US capitalism and what the politics of change will require...


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 2018-12-29  28m