Economic Update: US's Profit-Driven Medicine

[S9 E43] US's Profit-Driven Medicine

The first half of this week’s episode of Economic Update features updates from Professor Wolff on Berlin, Germany's law freezing all rents for...READ MORE

 


Economic Update: The Human Agenda

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On this week's EU, Prof. Wolff presents updates on costs of NBA offense to China, worsening global inequality, poverty mocks Nobel prize for 3 economists working on...READ MORE


Hong Kong and China Learn How to Live Together

Hong Kong and China learn how to live together after a century of separation. Prof. Wolff joins Rick Sanchez to discuss the Hong Kong protests, arguing that "Hong Kong needs China more than China needs Hong Kong."

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'Talking About Revolution' - Street Protests Around the World

Countries around the world are rising up against increasing income inequality and lack of economic opportunities, especially for young people. What are the economics behind the protests in Haiti, Lebanon, Chile, Ethiopia, Ecuador, and Iraq? Prof. Wolff talks to Loud & Clear's Brian Becker. Listen Here


Zuckerberg Faces Congress on Libra

Following months of scrutiny by lawmakers across the globe, Mark Zuckerberg faced Congress where lawmakers grilled the social media CEO on the libra digital currency. Prof. Wolff joined Boom Bust to break down the blockchain battle and what it means for the future of FinTech.

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Trade Deal Turbulence

The U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators are working on nailing down a Phase 1 deal for their presidents to sign next month, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has said. Prof. Wolff says, “Trump typically makes tremendous grand deal statements about breakthroughs in talks with China which then turn out not to be the case, afterwards Trump usually blames the Chinese." Prof. Wolff tells Boom Bust it’s hard to say if President Trump is actually looking for an agreement with Beijing.
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Economic Update: Making Critical Arguments

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The first half of this week’s episode of Economic Update features updates from Professor Wolff on the U.S. housing crisis as a systemic failure using the example of the homeless LA opera singer, Greta Thunberg's critics, how the Europeans...READ MORE

Economic Update: The Capitalist Corporation

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This week on Economic Update, Professor Wolff examines the structure and functioning of the large capitalist corporation dominating modern economies. He discusses...READ MORE


Investors Cautious Over Trumps Deal with China

Prof. Wolff discusses the pending "temporary deal" between China and the U.S., Wall Street's likely reaction and how it could affect Beijing's meteoric rise.

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Can Fed Keep Economy Going For Much Longer?

The Feds are controlling the business cycle, or do they just want to make us think they are? Prof. Wolff joins Thom Hartmann to discuss the how the feds have manipulated the business cycle.

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