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Political Activism’s Revival _on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Political Activism’s Revival _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on International Women’s Day, UC to make all research free, Cuomo begs and bribes Amazon again, US denounces UK protectionism, Spain = #1 healthiest country vs US at #35, how Trump/GOP raised taxes… »»»

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Renewing Labor’s Movement _on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Renewing Labor’s Movement _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on striking Oakland school teachers, dangers of declining pensions, bank fined for helping clients evade taxes, in tariff war over black olives US vs EU, stagnant real wages in US explain rising inequality…. »»»

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Fighting the System _on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Fighting the System _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff 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 employers… »»»

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Economics of Conflicted Mothers_on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Economics of Conflicted Mothers _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff 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… »»»

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Police and Policing in the US _on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Police and Policing in the US _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff 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… »»»

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Socialism: From Past to Future_on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Socialism: From Past to Future _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff 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… »»»

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Yellow Vests and Tax Reform _on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Yellow Vests and Tax Reform _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff 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… »»»

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Politicians Faking It _on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Politicians Faking It _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff 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 Bob… »»»

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Ecosocialism_on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Ecosocialism _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff 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… »»»

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Capitalism: Slow-motion Implosion? _on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Capitalism: Slow-motion Implosion? _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff 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… »»»

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Capitalism – Changed by its Contradictions_on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Capitalism – Changed by its Contradictions _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff 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… »»»

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What Elections Hide _on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT What Elections Hide _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on LA vote on public bank; contradictions of Trump’s “nationalism;” big business criticism of tariffs; corporations like 7-Eleven use immigration crisis for profits. Major discussion: the urgent social issues that elections ignore or… »»»

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Cooperation Jackson: a closer look_on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Cooperation Jackson: a closer look _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff This weeks updates include: massive international study of profit-driven food production, the huge costs of contemporary loneliness, police raid Deutsche Bank, Falling house prices, Belgium follows France in mass street demonstrations, and… »»»

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The Great American Purge _on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT The Great American Purge _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff The program begins by explaining the economics behind the great US anti-leftist purge (McCarthyism) after 1945. It then shows the economic impacts of that purge over the last half century. Finally, it explains… »»»

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Seattle Firm Converts into a Worker Co-op_on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Seattle Firm Converts into a Worker Co-op _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on Amazon subsidized by New York, Virginia; French people act to limit corporate greed, Sears favors bosses in bankruptcy too, Pfizer ups drug prices despite Trump, California fires expose… »»»

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Why Capitalism Demonizes Government _on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Why Capitalism Demonizes Government _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff 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… »»»

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US Midterm Elections _on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT US Midterm Elections _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff 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… »»»

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FOLLOW THE MONEY_on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT FOLLOW THE MONEY _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff 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… »»»

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US “Sugar Arrangements Industry_on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT US “Sugar Arrangements Industry _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff 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 Maines subsidy for… »»»

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Virginia Elects a Socialist _on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Virginia Elects a Socialist _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff 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… »»»

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A Deepening Crisis of Capitalism_on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT A Deepening Crisis of Capitalism _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff 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… »»»

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The ‘Immigration Issue’ and Capitalism _on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT The ‘Immigration Issue’ and Capitalism _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff 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… »»»

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Public Policy, Private Pain _on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Public Policy, Private Pain _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff 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:… »»»

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Launching a New University _on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Launching a New University _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff 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… »»»

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Keynesian Vs. Marxian and Neoclassical Economics _on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Keynesian Vs. Marxian and Neoclassical Economics _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff This week’s special edition of Economic Update deals with Keynesian economics as a theory that clashes with both the mainstream economics (“neoclassical”) that celebrates private capitalism and with critical theories such… »»»

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Gov’t Take-over Not Always Socialism_on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Gov’t Take-over Not Always Socialism _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff 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… »»»

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Capitalism Invites Deepening Criticism _on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Capitalism Invites Deepening Criticism _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff 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… »»»

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Capitalism’s Problems Provoke Oppositions _on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Capitalism’s Problems Provoke Oppositions _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff 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… »»»

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Capitalism – Changed by its Contradictions _on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Capitalism – Changed by its Contradictions _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff 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… »»»

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Capitalism: Problems and Pushback _on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Capitalism: Problems and Pushback _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff 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…. »»»

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Hiding Capitalism’s Failures _on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Hiding Capitalism’s Failures _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff 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 gap…. »»»

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Doing Better Than Capitalism _on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Doing Better Than Capitalism _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff 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;… »»»

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Millennials for Revolution _on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Millennials for Revolution _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on Trump’s tariffs cost Americans jobs, shifting capitalist alliances dont change the system, Irish parliament stops investing in fossil fuels, Washington state forced fast food employers to stop rigging labor market against employees,… »»»

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Labor Versus Capitalism_on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Labor Versus Capitalism _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on the Left victory in Mexico’s election, SCOTUS’s Janus decision, Foxconn fakery in Wisconsin, forced labor for Medicaid beneficiaries, and scapegoating of immigrants exposed. Interview with Dr. Harriet Fraad on the personal, psychological… »»»

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Criticizing Capitalism_on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Criticizing Capitalism _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on Colorados laws favoring coops, capitalism and suicide, rent control on California ballot, foreign trade controls, French govt vs GE, Ford buys station it helped wreck. Interview with David Harvey on Marxs contribution to… »»»

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Contradictions Coming Home _on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Contradictions Coming Home _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on the exploding suicide rate in the US, irrational home-building reflects and worsens inequality, VA nurses sue because of overwork required but not paid for, Uihlein family gives extreme right wing candidates (including… »»»

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Tariffs in an Unraveling Economy_on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Tariffs in an Unraveling Economy _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on tariffs as political fiction, Irish state apologizes for the gross exploitation of girls and women, illegal toxic vehicle emissions continue, Senator Gillibrand seeks to cut restrictions on worker coops. Interview… »»»

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Standing Up_on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Standing Up _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on China’s life expectancy, Ireland’s vote, US unemployment, Amazon’s quitting bonus, Johnson and Johnson put profits before public health, die-ins at Publix succeed, Macron gets union backlash, Poor People’s Campaign exposes US poverty, Canada… »»»

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Capitalism Provokes Workers _on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Capitalism Provokes Workers _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on Univ of California workers’ strikes, privatizing fire departments, big money buys academia, fast-food workers unionize, the capitalism-loneliness-scapegoating links, Hillary Clinton pro-capitalist/anti-socialist, VW CEO is not the problem: system is. Interview with Dr…. »»»

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Socialism: Past, Present, Future_on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Socialism: Past, Present, Future _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on critique of Uber and gig economy; WI Sen Johnson endorses inequality; Norway to pay male and female athletes same; corporations buy back their own shares; deaths of overworked Japanese; 10% NY… »»»

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Why people struggle with the system_on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Why people struggle with the system _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff “Updates on teachers’ strikes, capitalism abuses facebook, colleges reward privilege and reproduce it, Shell Oil knew about fossil fuels and global warming for last 50 years, UK housing size shrinks, Sinclair… »»»

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Distorting Economic Truths _on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Distorting Economic Truths _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on labor strikes at Disney, home sales and prices drop sharply, Nestle profits by privatizing water, hurting the post office profits UPS and FedEx, Larry Summers wrong on taxing soda, more costs of… »»»

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Winds of System Change _on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Winds of System Change _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff “Updates on big French strikes protect workers’ gains; rising sub-prime loans, students pay more as states do less for public tuition costs; West Virginia teachers strikes inspire same in Oklahoma, Arizona and Kentucky;… »»»

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Resistance Economics_on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Resistance Economics _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on NRA economics, anti-Chinese tariffs, BMW emissions cheating, Brexit’s lesson, IBM dumps older workers, Tennessee teachers fight and win, CBO reports US income inequality deepening even counting welfare etc. Interview Prof. Ian Seda-Irizarry on… »»»

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System Broken_on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT System Broken _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on doctors prescribing fentanyl for pay, why deficits are not the issue, how tobacco companies dont solve the cigarette problem, big corps battle over net neutrality, German city denies food to non-German hungry, Trump… »»»

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Capitalism breeds inequality _on Economic Update

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Every Wednesday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Capitalism breeds inequality _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on how globalization worsened inequality, 1980-2016, workers strike YMCA, UK universities and Oklahoma schools, Quebec doctors reject pay increases, US warns Africa about China, huge Japanese coop movement. Interview Tim Faust on medical… »»»

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Winds of Economic Change _on Economic Update

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Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Winds of Economic Change _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff West Virginia teachers strike, Trump tariffs, Germany makes public transport free, UK living standards crash 2005-2015, US rich schools get richer, debtors prisons return in US. Interview Dr Harriet Fraad on breakdown of… »»»

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A System Rigged Against US _on Economic Update

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Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT A System Rigged Against US _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on how Democrats helped destroy their party by backing campaigns against labor and the left after 1945, jobs created under Obama/Trump, lobbying in Trump’s swamp, deregulation and risky bank lending, worker… »»»

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Karl Marx (1818-1883)_on Economic Update

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Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Karl Marx (1818-1883) _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on global capitalism’s extreme inequality (Oxfam report), Victoria’s Secret’s billionaire owner, why immigration is a weapon of political distraction,” how GOP tax cut helps the rich more than others, MSU sex abuse scandal… »»»

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Capitalism’s Excuse: Blame Government_on Economic Update

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Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Capitalism’s Excuse: Blame Government _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff “Updates on capitalist fishing industry self-destructs, how malls mirror US capitalism, blaming government self -destructs in Oklahoma, renationalizing in UK, Mulvaney says interest rate spikes coming (how tax cuts hurt us). Interview with… »»»

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The System’s Unwanted Results_on Economic Update

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Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT The System’s Unwanted Results _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on economic data hype vs reality, big capitalists against health capitalists, profit-driven housing rip-offs, Saudi Arabia taxes its own super rich, London top male execs abuse women they hire, and US vs… »»»

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Democratize the Enterprise _on Economic Update

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Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Democratize the Enterprise _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on corp tax savings not used for bonuses or wage increases, why tariffs fail to rescue jobs, UK and US universities react to economic change, Trump’s solar panel tariffs are political theater, and… »»»

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Marxism’s Contribution: Unique Social Analysis _on Economic Update

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Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Marxism’s Contribution: Unique Social Analysis _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on New York City’s suit against big oil and dumping $5 billion in fossil fuel investments, fast-rising US consumer debt, further attacks on labor and living standards in Greece, collapse of… »»»

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Knowledge, Class and Economics_on Economic Update

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Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Knowledge, Class and Economics _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on problems and solutions for workplace discrimination, China’s ascending economy, capitalism’s drive to income and wealth inequalities, economics of immigration’s winners and losers, US capitalism and African-Americans. Interview with co-author Prof. Richard… »»»

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Capitalism and Addiction: The Opioid Epidemic_on Economic Update

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Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Capitalism and Addiction: The Opioid Epidemic _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on UN report on poverty in the US, oreos produced in Mexico, US households with zero or negative net worth, Germany’s negative utility prices, Germany’s bold labor strikes, Iceland law… »»»

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The Economy from 2017 to 2018_on Economic Update

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Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT The Economy from 2017 to 2018 _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on net neutrality, workplace sexual harassment, bitcoin, worsening global inequality, Europe’s recovery and instability, and using prison labor to fight fires. Major discussions of consumerism, gathering revolt against capitalism, and… »»»

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Public Service vs Private Profit _on Economic Update

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Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Public Service vs Private Profit _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on Economic Threats: Corbyn vs Morgan Stanley, cars for super-rich, information vs profit, Fed chair Powell’s over-reach, why regulations are never enough, and corporate criminality. Interview with David Jette about public… »»»

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Different Economics, Different Policies_on Economic Update

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Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Different Economics, Different Policies _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on UK company’s parental leave policies, Citibank fined for abusing student borrowers, US tobacco companies air self-critical ads, Bezos’ obscene wealth, and ideological attack on US higher education. Major topic discussions: Marxian… »»»

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Revolt Against Sexual Abuse _on Economic Update

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Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Revolt Against Sexual Abuse _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on other countries undercut US tax changes, US graduate students: fewer and taxed more, “recovery” myth vs foreclosure stats, Valve Corp: worker coops better for innovation, 2017 Nobel Peace Prize snubbed, Starbucks:… »»»

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Which Way for US Economy _on Economic Update

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Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Which Way for US Economy _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on Uber’s corrupt profiteering, sugar producers immoral cancer research, Trump’s personal business, neglecting New York subways, UK’s historic wage decline, and Norway’s sovereign wealth fund. Interview with economist Stephanie Kelton, adviser… »»»

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Capitalism, Corporations, and Media_on Economic Update

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Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Capitalism, Corporations, and Media _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on corrupt Congressional “tax reform,” giant corporations’ abuse of power, GE CEO wastes millions, corporate structure and sexual harassment/abuse, Detroit’s fake “renaissance,” dying US malls, unaffordable rents expose fake economic “recovery,” and… »»»

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How People Change Economies _on Economic Update

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Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT How People Change Economies _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on Maine’s progressive economic changes, US Senate documents how the very rich abuse the estate tax, Nestle profits as nearby Flint’s water still polluted, poverty and ‘social exclusion’ in Greece and Europe,… »»»

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Socialism: Past, Present, Future_on Economic Update

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Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Socialism: Past, Present, Future. _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on critique of Uber and gig economy; WI Sen Johnson endorses inequality; Norway to pay male and female athletes same; corporations buy back their own shares; deaths of overworked Japanese; 10% NY… »»»

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Morality and Economics _on Economic Update

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Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Morality and Economics _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on mostly low-paid service jobs in US future, Senate deregulates banks, college spending per student reinforces income inequality, US loneliness a factor in illnesses and premature death, Univ of Chicago grad students unionize,… »»»

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How Economies Change_on Economic Update

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Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT How Economies Change _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on privatized probation, New Zealand rejects austerity, electricity cutoffs refute “recovery,” declining medical insurance, neo-liberalism attacked, rich funders of fake ‘public interest groups.’ Interview two professors (Umberto Lorenzo and Richard McIntyre) on Cuba’s… »»»

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Success of New York Worker Coops_on Economic Update

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Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Success of New York Worker Coops _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on passage of CA Disclose Act; Monarch Airlines fails; Equifax, Yahoo, and Johnson & Johnson are untrustworthy US corporations, 2 Sisters Food Group is the same in UK, Washington sues… »»»

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Transition Beyond Capitalism_on Economic Update

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Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Transition Beyond Capitalism _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on economic costs/benefits of refugees, rise of BRICS nations in world economy (vs US decline), closing and privatization of US public libraries, size of slavery and forced child labor in world economy now,… »»»

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Economics, Psychology and Mass Murders_on Economic Update

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Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Economics, Psychology and Mass Murders _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff “Updates on Trump/GOP tax plan, Americans having “trouble paying bills,” post-1989 Russia more unequal than USSR, Eastern now colony of Western Europe, targeting finance vs entire system, closing rural US hospitals, Puerto… »»»

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Strikes and the Labor Movement Today _on Economic Update

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Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Strikes and the Labor Movement Today _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff “Updates on closing 6,400 retail stores in 2017, decline in US housing starts, 800 major corporations oppose Trump on DACA, US child poverty rates, US to rely on banks’ “self-reporting” of… »»»

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Capitalism, Revolution, and Socialism_on Economic Update

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Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Capitalism, Revolution, and Socialism _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on major capitalist failures, buying senators on health care, opioid addiction’s effects on insurance and on labor force participation, price gouging in emergencies, and US income inequality. Major discussion on 100th anniversary… »»»

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Corporate Capitalism in Decline _on Economic Update

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Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Corporate Capitalism in Decline _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on capitalism and hurricanes, the business of drug addiction and overdose, with poverty, hookworm too returns to America, and the economics of elite universities’ tax avoidance. Interview with Chris Hedges on a… »»»

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Capitalism’s (Uncounted) Health Costs _on Economic Update

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Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Capitalism’s (Uncounted) Health Costs _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on Wonder woman, Archbishop’s critique of UK economic system, a US Labor Day comment, McDonald’s workers strike in UK, economics of hurricanes, and economics of the Trump/GOP tax cut “reform.” Interview Dr…. »»»

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A Tale of Two Crises: 1929 and 2008 _on Economic Update

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Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT A Tale of Two Crises: 1929 and 2008 _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on US working conditions 2017, looming US recession and plans for negative interest rates, schools raise funds by shaming poor school children, and the economics of fascism. Major… »»»

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Human Rights vs US Water Economics_on Economic Update

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Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Human Rights vs US Water Economics _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on Trump vs Amazon over taxes, Americans dying younger, Monsanto profits at farmers’ expense, and economics of homeless school children. Interview Ron Robinson on US crisis around access to and… »»»

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Economics as Deception_on Economic Update

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Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Economics as Deception _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff “Updates on how millennials have fallen behind their parents in income wealth, etc., on poor medical outcomes in US despite paying most for health (especially drugs), deepening scandals of German car corps, and why… »»»

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Faith and Labor Fight Inequality_on Economic Update

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Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Faith and Labor Fight Inequality _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff “Updates on how golf courses are economically undemocratic, how US drug corps block much cheaper medicine imports, why US corps neither need nor deserve tax cuts, how Monsanto bought academic research to… »»»

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Collective Action for Change _on Economic Update

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Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Collective Action for Change _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Blurb: “Updates on consumers’ battling airplane seat shrinkage, on a “free” press and buyers of Chicago’s Sun-Times, on fake “jobs creation” for subsidies and publicity, and new museum features artists challenging capitalism. Interview… »»»

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Economics of Socialism_on Economic Update

Economic Update

Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Economics of Socialism _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff “Updates on Russia sanctions, medical companies’ failures, cable company monopolies, CEO pay, battling Marxian economics in Utah. Major discussion of economics of socialism Each show wraps up with Professor Wolff answering some questions that… »»»

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Economics Taught Badly_on Economic Update

Economic Update

Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Economics Taught Badly _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on United Airlines’ profits from customer abuse; bankster blames government; China’s rapid econ growth; and worker coop news from Greece, New York, and Massachusetts. Interview with economics professor John Summa on big problems… »»»

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Capitalism’s Leaders_on Economic Update

Economic Update

Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Capitalism’s Leaders _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on dueling health bills, cutting min wages, Pope on labor unions, Seattle taxes the rich. Major discussions of G-20 “leaders “, Detroit’s “revival”, beer company goes to worker ownership and directorship. Each show wraps… »»»

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Addiction, Capitalism and 12 Steps_on Economic Update

Economic Update

Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Addiction, Capitalism and 12 Steps _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on car loans, sales showing falsity of “recovery” claims, airline profits vs service, the G-20 meetings coordinate global austerity, July 4 and capitalism, and the misleading debate over raising minimum wages… »»»

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Capitalism’s Shadow: Poverty_on Economic Update

Economic Update

Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Capitalism’s Shadow: Poverty _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on European sanctuary cities, McDonald’s automation, Travis Kalanic, and ritzy restaurant rips off workers. Interview with anti-poverty activist Rob Robinson.” Each show wraps up with Professor Wolff answering some questions that he receives… »»»

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Capitalism’s Self-destruction_on Economic Update

Economic Update

Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Capitalism’s Self-destruction _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on declining Cal State Univ system, Trump vs coal industry realities, Hudson Yards for mega-rich vs New York’s social needs, lotteries’ and legalized pot’s same economic motives. Major discussions: politics and economic betrayal, revenge;… »»»

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When US govt destroyed a political party_on Economic Update

Economic Update

Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT When US govt destroyed a political party _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on Oklahoma cuts funds for public schools, why Americans dont take paid vacations owed them, how coal/oil companies fight solar/wind companies to buy politicians that decide what energy system… »»»

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Human Nature and Capitalism _on Economic Update

Economic Update

Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Human Nature and Capitalism _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on Cal, Nev steps toward universal medical insurance, Toronto housing bubble, Air Traffic Controllers and the privatization issue, US, Mexico fight over non-free market in sugar, Illinois credit decline. Interview with Dr…. »»»

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Economic Failures and the Blame Game _on Economic Update

Economic Update

Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Economic Failures and the Blame Game _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on big banks fix rates, IRS checks on churches, CEOs’ pay rises fastest to worsen US inequality. Major discussions: blaming the poor for poverty and over-crediting the super rich; how… »»»

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Worker Coops as our Economic Future _on Economic Update

Economic Update

Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Worker Coops as our Economic Future _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on Trump’s 2018 budget, Ford’s undemocratic decisions, US opioid epidemic, Swiss vote to end nuclear power, Harley-Davidson moving jobs overseas, Canada outlaws overbooking seats on planes. Interview John Curl, author… »»»

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What France’s Election Means _on Economic Update

Economic Update

Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT What France’s Election Means _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on Yale grad students hunger strike for a union, US raising interest rates on student loans, 2 new Senate bills on worker ownership of enterprises, and some economic dimensions of Mother’s Day…. »»»

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Why Worker Coops_on Economic Update

Economic Update

Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Why Worker Coops _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on Australian govt taxes big banks, big banks fund Dakota Access Pipeline, meaning of French elections, Trump/GOP want to end estate taxes, rising role of monopoly in US economy. Interview with Prof. Jessica… »»»

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Economics and Family Values _on Economic Update

Economic Update

Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Economics and Family Values _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on French election’s significance; Obama’s $400,000 bank speaking fee; US corp tax cuts; Wells Fargo “saved” by Warren Buffett; why bringing home US corps’ foreign profits just helps them. Interview Dr. Harriet… »»»

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Rising Costs of Capitalism’s Failures_on Economic Update

Economic Update

Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Rising Costs of Capitalism’s Failures _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on courts blocking Trumps attack on sanctuary cities, selling Whole Foods, Jack Ma and blaming technology for jobs collapse, falling department store jobs since 2000, British queen’s enterprise award to UK… »»»

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Enabling Worker Coops _on Economic Update

Economic Update

Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Enabling Worker Coops _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff “Updates on capitalism and Earth Day, Chinese movie industry overtakes Hollywood, small businesses use cooperatives to compete better with big business. Interview: Richard Bartlett, cofounder of Loomio, powerful software worker-coop facilitating collective decision-making.” Each… »»»

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US Labor Unions: Past, Present, Future _on Economic Update

Economic Update

Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT US Labor Unions: Past, Present, Future _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on United Airlines flier abuse, Cuomo’s flawed tuition plan, what to do as self-drive vehicles end millions of jobs, how big investors plan to cash in on Trump infrastructure plans…. »»»

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Economics, Psychology and Trump_on Economic Update

Economic Update

Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Economics, Psychology and Trump _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on Citibank says it favors the rich, French presidential elections, US college admissions favor the rich, injustice of US property tax system. Interview Dr. Harriet Fraad on economic and psychological causes of… »»»

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Capitalism in Trouble_on Economic Update

Economic Update

Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Capitalism in Trouble _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on major troubles (Brexit, Trump, etc.), student debt penalty, New York billionaires ask to be taxed, Trump’s job fantasies, Seattle’s official renters commission, age discrimination. Major discussions on (1) the economics of immigration,… »»»

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Capitalism and Democracy _on Economic Update

Economic Update

Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Capitalism and Democracy _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on Puerto Rico, slave labor in the cocoa fields, worsening UK inequality, leaders imposing austerity on others, Canada’s Girl Guides among tourists to shun US. Major discussions: rising US wage inequality; connection and… »»»

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Housing Crisis US_on Economic Update

Economic Update

Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Questions about Capitalism _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on FED and interest rates, new US and China inequality data, BLS on wage stagnation, Ford and GM build factories in China, more Big bankers join Trump. Interview with Walter South on US… »»»

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Questions about Capitalism _on Economic Update

Economic Update

Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Questions about Capitalism _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on Caterpillar tax evasion, Obamacare, slave labor for immigrants, Harvard and slavery, billionaires, Puerto Rico, and Greece. Major discussion: questions about capitalism. Each show wraps up with Professor Wolff answering some questions that… »»»

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Unfinished Revolution: Women’s Paid Labor _on Economic Update

Economic Update

Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Unfinished Revolution: Women’s Paid Labor _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on Takata airbags and auto company misdeeds, Trump’s defense spending, deepening inequality, why capitalism provokes govt “mandates.” Interview Dr. Harriet Fraad on economics, psychology, and injustices of US women doing paid… »»»

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Economics: Where Theories Clash_on Economic Update

Economic Update

Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Economics: Where Theories Clash _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on the exploitation of adjuncts that weakens US higher education and on US’s extreme wealth inequality. Major discussion of the three main economic theories (neoclassical, Keynesian, and Marxian) clashing in today’s world…. »»»

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Real Economic Journalism _on Economic Update

Economic Update

Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Real Economic Journalism _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on stock market bounce, Swiss voters stop corporate tax giveaway, why public are better than private schools, billionaires party. Hard interview with investigative reporter Bob Hennelly on immigration and more. Each show wraps… »»»

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Solving Old Economic Problems_on Economic Update

Economic Update

Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Solving Old Economic Problems _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on Vermont brewery goes worker coop, profitability proves nothing, Trump knocks “fiduciary rule,” immigration reduces crime, Pelosi endorses capitalism. Major discussions of applying Hegel on masters/slaves to employers/employees and contrasting FDR to… »»»

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Women’s Movement Economics _on Economic Update

Economic Update

Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Women’s Movement Economics _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on NFL’s income redistribution, big bucks for Starbucks CEO, US health data, pension benefits cut, Goldman Sachs in Trump’s govt. Interview of Dr Harriet Fraad on women’s movement economics. Each show wraps up… »»»

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Trumponomics Exposed _on Economic Update

Economic Update

Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Trumponomics Exposed _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on Basic economy airfares, Trump-May delusions, drop in US union membership, Trump’s attacks on Mexico and TPP, elite colleges vs state schools. Major discussion of (1) what ‘capitalism’ means and (2) fake ‘jobs’ policies…. »»»

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Organizing for Social Change _on Economic Update

Economic Update

Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Organizing for Social Change _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on Trump advisors, small fines for big corps, wages 1980-2015 by race, gender, and class, real poverty data, bits from Davos. Interview with two senior advisors (Becky Bond and Zack Exley) on… »»»

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Economic/social costs of Prisons_on Economic Update

Economic Update

Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Economic/social costs of Prisons _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on people forming coops in Detroit and Fridley, Minn; VW’s guilty plea and Cuomo’s fake numbers; real reason for repeal of Obamacare; highest paid execs in US. Interview with Dr. Kimberly Westcott… »»»

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Economics of Emotional Labor _on Economic Update

Economic Update

Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Economics of Emotional Labor _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on new French labor law, obesity economics, universal basic income, a mobile home coop, and Danish day care. Interview with Dr Harriet Fraad on emotional labor Each show wraps up with Professor… »»»

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We Can Do Better Than Capitalism _on Economic Update

Economic Update

Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT We Can Do Better Than Capitalism _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on mistreated homeless, keeping millions from voting, ‘I, Daniel Blake,’ 3000 water systems like Flint, Trump’s foreign employees, unequal retirement USA, Sen Whitehouse on anti-science. Major discussions of (1) economics… »»»

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Xmas vs Economic Realities _on Economic Update

Economic Update

Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Xmas vs Economic Realities _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on politicians lying about economics, fines for big banks, Maine votes left, int students come less to US, Pebble Mine struggle, fading American dream. Major discussions of (1) Xmas spirit vs deporting… »»»

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Escape from Labor in Capitalism_on Economic Update

Economic Update

Every Monday at 11am Pacific – 2pm Eastern – 19:00 GMT Escape from Labor in Capitalism _on ECONOMIC UPDATE with Richard D. Wolff Updates on US defense spending, French vs US capitalism, Ikea’s US paid family leave, Trump’s economics. Interview with Prof Kristin Lawler on escapisms from capitalist drudgery: fantasy vs progressive. Updates on US… »»»

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