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A podcast from Democracy at Work, Richard D. Wolff

Economic Update with Richard D. Wolff

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4 Episodes • Released Weekly

4 Episodes • Released Weekly

A podcast from Democracy at Work, Richard D. Wolff

Economic Update with Richard D. Wolff

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4 Episodes • Released Weekly

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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.

Latest Episode

28 Aug 2020 • 28 mins

The Declining Empire with Chris Hedges

On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff discusses the following: Denmark's new taxes on banks and rich people to help workers doing dangerous jobs; West Virginia AG sues Walmart and CVS for complicity in opioid scandal; and US State Department urges universities to sell shares in Chinese corporations. On the second half of the show, Prof. Wolff interviews author and journalist  Chris Hedges on signs of the declining US empire.