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Economic Update with Richard D. Wolff

Author: 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.
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Making Critical Arguments

Making Critical Arguments

2019-10-1700:28:59

Updates on US housing crisis as systemic failure (the homeless LA opera singer), Greta Thunberg's critics exposed, Europeans gain from US-China trade war, Sackler family "donations" to museums, universities, capitalists take over Sports Illustrated. Interview on Left's critical arguments with Prof. Ben Burgis of Georgia State University.
On the first half of the show, Prof. Wolff focuses on how, why socialism has changed from what it meant in the 19th and 20th centuries (public enterprises + state planning vs capitalism's private enterprises + markets). The second half explores why 21st century socialism aims to democratize capitalist workplaces, replacing their top-down undemocratic organization with worker cooperatives.
A Growing US Left

A Growing US Left

2019-10-0300:29:431

Updates on California events (LA Times labor union, 80,000 Kaiser workers to strike, new state public banking law), gross inefficiency of private car industry, anti-left politics in US labor history, wide global use of wealth taxes vs "conservative" claims. Interview: Michael Brooks, host of Michael Brooks Show podcast.
Professor Wolff takes a deeper look at the life and work of Karl Marx in celebration of the 200th anniversary of his birth.
Comments (18)

Rick Bettencourt

excellent program

Sep 14th
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Rick Bettencourt

outstanding program

Sep 12th
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Rick Bettencourt

outstanding program

Sep 6th
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Ian b

love r.d. wolffe with 2 F's for a double dose of his Fight for Freedom and equality!

Aug 24th
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space_junk

Yes daddy's home I've been very naughty please spank me Mr trump. Put a dog collar on me and drag me around Oakland.

Mar 25th
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Nadim Sarrouh

Awesome podcast! Are you also going to upload the older episodes? I can only see the last five or six

Nov 28th
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HELLO

love this podcast. Found out about you through Lee camp & redacted tonight. You definitely know how to thoughtfully frame our present day circumstances.

Nov 23rd
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space_junk

But how will we toughen up our children if we cannot beat the shit out of them?

Nov 16th
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Ezra Fickov

thought this was actually about positive economics. it's much more of an opinion driven commentary. biiiig dif.

Oct 18th
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nicola dugar

none of the episodes are playing? it says "source file not available"

Oct 4th
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Akshita Batra

Why isn't this working??

Jun 7th
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