Economic Update

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

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episode 116: Economic Update - Gov't Take-over Not Always Socialism - 09.08.18

This special editon of Economic update deals with how and why government take-over of private corporations need not be and often is not "socialism" and why it is often done to strengthen private capitalists.  


 2018-09-08  28m

episode 115: Economic Update - Capitalism Invites Deepening Criticism - 09.02.18

 Updates on new approach to Labor Day, DNC accepts fossil fuel donations, Turkey's crisis as typical capitalist instability, collapse of Genoa toll bridge, exploding gap between CEO and average worker pay, Gallup Poll on capitalism vs socialism in US.Int...


 2018-09-02  28m

episode 114: Economic Update - Capitalism's Problems Provoke Oppositions - 08.24.18

Updates on Missouri vote for union position, the irrationality of student debt, economic sanction of Iran isolates and costs US for Trump political gains, Monsanto puts profits over cancer risks, Louisiana legislature punishes big banks for lending to as...


 2018-08-25  28m

episode 113: 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.


 2018-08-19  28m

episode 112: Economic Update - Capitalism: Problems and Pushback - 08.12.18

Updates on social costs of criminalizing marijuana, US food outlets taken over by foreign conglomerates, capital labor conflict in India, Trump's Signature Bank swamp, New Zealand makes 10-days paid domestic violence leave mandatory. Interview with Matt ...


 2018-08-12  28m

episode 111: Economic Update - Hiding Capitalism's Failures - 08.05.18

Updates on Europe's higher labor force participation; Cuomo campaign fakes "small donations"; US restaurants decline as pinched incomes switch to food delivery; "market" housing system causes homelessness; education fails to overcome black-white wealth g...


 2018-08-05  28m

episode 110: Economic Update - Doing Better Than Capitalism - 07.29.18

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 shr...


 2018-07-29  28m