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    8:00 PM - 9:00 PM ET

  • Sunday

    6:00 AM - 7:00 AM ET

Economic Update with Richard D. Wolff

Economic Update with Richard D. Wolff takes complex economic issues and makes them understandable, empowering listeners with information to analyze not only their own financial situation but the economy at large. By focusing on the economic dimensions of everyday life - wages, jobs, taxes, debts, interest rates, prices, and profits - the program explores alternative ways to organize markets and government policies. Today, it is played on 120+ radio stations nationwide and available for video streaming online. Economic Update is a Democracy at Work ([email protected]) production. [email protected] produces media and live events that aim to expose capitalism’s systemic problems and to show how democratizing our workplaces solves them. We can do better than capitalism.

Full Episodes

Nomi Prins on the Distorted US Financial System

In this week's show, Prof. Wolff talks about a new Congress report on huge US wealth inequality; Angela Merkel on relying on Russian oil and gas, the irrationality of 20,000 immigrants dumped on NYC, and Harvard exploiting its tax-exempt status. In the second half of the show, Wolff interviews Nomi Prins, former Goldman Sachs director, on the distorted US financial system and its social effects.

Ana Kasparian on Today's U.S. Crisis

In this week's show, Prof. Wolff discusses U.S. sanctions against Chinese semiconductor chip makers, OPEC+ cuts oil production by 2 million barrels per day boosting inflation, desperate UK conservatives abandon Brexit scapegoat to cozy up to Europe, and what U.S. might do to solve "labor shortages." In the second half of the show, Wolff is joined by Ana Kasparian, host of "The Young Turks," to talk about the media and today's U.S. crisis.

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