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  • Economic Update: Crisis/Individual Lives

     

    Economic updates of airline delays, minimum wages for tipped workers, global military spending, and profit-driven Bangladesh building collapse. Interview with Barbara Garson on new book, Down the Up Escalator. Comments on new coop restaurant, unemployment office blues, and risks of deflation.

    On Economic Update with Professor Richard Wolff, Wolff and guests will discuss the current state of the economy, both locally and globally in relation to the economic crisis.

  • Economic Update: Tax Truths

     

    Updates on Europeans limiting CEO pay, Chileans demonstrate for free education, many countries with higher tax rates for the rich than in US, and UNICEF report on cild welfare in US vs other countries. Major analyses of the social security/payroll tax system, property tax on stocks and bonds, Alaska suffers economic blackmail. Listeners questions on inflation, military spending, and useful sources of economic analysis.

  • Connecting the Dots with Professor Wolff

     

    On April 10th, Professor Wolff joins Connect the Dots on KPFT in Houston, TX. 

  • From Crisis to Cooperation

     

    Click the links below to listen Professor Richard Wolff discuss his book Democracy at Work on The Dietrich and Brookz Show on WTFE.

    Part 1 of the Interview.

    Part 2 of the Interview.

  • Economic Update: Social Turmoil Coming

     

    Updates on CEO pay, the assault on social security, Maggie Thatcher, and "job creation." Interview with Chris Hedges on deepening social crisis, divisions, and turmoil coming. Response to listeners: on French socialists, hidden money, and workers coops paying taxes.

    On Economic Update with Professor Richard Wolff, Wolff and guests will discuss the current state of the economy, both locally and globally in relation to the economic crisis.

  • Talk Nation Radio: Richard Wolff on Putting Workers in Charge at Work

    Talk Nation Radio is a half-hour weekly radio show syndicated by Pacifica Network.  It airs on radio stations across the country, as well as being available online. Richard Wolff is a professor of economics emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the author of Democracy at Work.

    Total run time: 29:00

    Host: David Swanson. Producer: David Swanson. Music by Duke Ellington.

    Syndicated by Pacifica Network.

  • Economic Update: Economic Reality Checks

     

    Updates on "recovery," No. Dakota's public bank, costs of US wars, global austerity, and rising health care costs for employees. Major discussions of banking crisis, Stockton, CA bankruptcy, declining US manufacturing and "neutrality on raising corporations' taxes. WSDEs: Mexican tire factor run by workers since 2005; responses to questions on "pure" capitalism and business reactions to resource limits.

  • Economic Update: Economics and Capitalism

     

    Updates on Cyprus's extreme austerity, equal justice and markets, falling job quality, and capitalism's impact on China. In-depth discussions of how worker coops can get needed capital and on basic flaw in economic education at college and university levels. Response to listeners' questions on printing money and inflation and on teachers' self-directed schools.

     

  • Economic Update: Fighting Economic Injustice

      Updates on important lessons of Cyprus crisis, big bucks for Wells Fargo CEO, the home finance crisis, and real fur faked. Interview with Keith Harrington on organizing for a changed, new economic system.
  • Acknowledging Limits to Growth

      Imagine choosing lesuire over growth
  • Economic Update: Guest Victor Wallis

    Professor Wolff is joined by Victor Wallis to discuss ecology and economics comparing capitalist and socialist responses to environmental crisis.

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