Economic Update with Richard D. Wolff
By Democracy at Work, Richard D. Wolff
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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.
||CleanEconomic Update: A Deepening Crisis of Capitalism||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...||10/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEconomic Update: The 'Immigration Issue' and Capitalism||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...||10/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEconomic Update: Public Policy, Private Pain||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 public...||10/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEconomic Update: The Contributions of Karl Marx||Professor Wolff takes a deeper look at the life and work of Karl Marx in celebration of the 200th anniversary of his birth.||5/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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This podcast may be the most important information of our age. The Soviet Union fell, due to going broke, The USA financial system fell due to corruption. Where no debates question our present economic system in our capital, this podcast does. Open your mind, and become the devils advocate.
The greatest economist on the web
Richard D. Wolff is the greatest economist on the web. His perspective is well researched and smart with an eye towards capitalism's excesses.
Every episode is worth a listen.
I listen to this podcast weekly, as well as his monthly presentations. I recommend them both to everyone — Prof Wolff does a great job with these.