Economic Update

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

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episode 127: Economic Update - Why Capitalism Demonizes Government

Updates on UK war on "Unexplained Wealth," why capitalism needs yet attacks government, historical reality of low wages in US, cozy deals between big corporations and credit rating agencies again. Major discussions of capitalism's oscillations between na...


 2018-11-24  28m

episode 126: Economic Update - US Midterm Elections

Updates on how China hits back economically; capitalism surviving in Italy through explosive debt creation; why lotteries have heavy economic costs; and how Grinnell College undergraduate workers successfully organized. Interview with Prof. David Harvey ...


 2018-11-17  28m

episode 125: Economic Update - “Follow the Money

Updates on profits-vs-science and weedkiller “roundup,” most Americans not better off than in 2016, WHO reports bans on corporal punishment of kids and how doing so saves money too, Janet Yellen warns huge corporate debts risk another major economic cras...


 2018-11-10  28m

episode 124: Economic Update - US "Sugar Arrangements” Industry

 Updates on latest foreign and US elections, the CEA document against socialism, growing inequality of billionaires’ wealth, army represses report on costs and errors of Iraq war, and expose of Maine’s subsidy for corporations by helping indebted student...


 2018-11-03  28m

episode 123: Economic Update - Virginia Elects a Socialist

Updates on political economy of Trump/GOP attacks on China and their long term costs; parallel analysis of attacks on immigrants;  Michelle Alexander on who today is “The Resistance;” and record funds pouring into US midterm elections. Interview with Lee...


 2018-10-27  28m

episode 122: Economic Update - A Deepening Crisis of Capitalism - 10.20.18

Updates on IMF prediction of slowing global growth, Bank of England warnings on accumulation of sub-prime debt, Nordhaus Nobel prize and market ideology, Dutch unions and others against corporate tax evasion, and signs of labor militancy in Marriott stri...


 2018-10-20  28m

episode 121: Economic Update - The 'Immigration Issue' and Capitalism - 10.12.18

Updates on UK's Liberal Democrats advocating serious reduction of wealth and income inequality, Sears CEO blames pensions for Sears' problems, JP Morgan predicts next financial collapse in 2020, failure to deal with opioid crisis, G-20 meeting in Argenti...


 2018-10-13  28m

episode 120: Economic Update - Public Policy, Private Pain - 10.06.18

Updates on Bloomberg finds US "among least efficient" providers of health care, Poland's unions demand wealth sharing role, money corrupts US politics in new way, Trump tariffs bad for many US corporations. Interview: Dr. Harriet Fraad on how publ...


 2018-10-06  28m

episode 119: Economic Update - Black Socialists of America (BSA)

 Updates on Chicago hotel workers strike and Philadelphia parking lot attendants organizing, Cuomo's centrist, money-dependent  campaign, another socialist (Julia Salazar) wins election, McDonald's workers strike in 10 cities against employer's failure t...


 2018-09-29  28m

episode 118: Economic Update - "Launching a New University" - 09.24.18

 Updates on Tenth Anniversary of Lehman Brothers Bank collapse, assisting Ocasio-Cortez show how to finance socialist projects, Colin Kaepernick's ad for Nike and contradictions of capitalism.  Interview with Michael Pelias on launching a new Left Univer...


 2018-09-24  28m