2020-01-27 14:36:29

Economic Update: Military Spending and Debt

THIS WEEK'S TOPICS (w/timestamps):

00:43 - Updates on France's successful mass uprisings (Yellow Vests in 2019; mass union strikes in 2020) that forced the French government to back down on changes workers opposed

10:19 - how endless wars impose huge debts

12:15 - how the Catholic Church uses U.S. bankruptcy law to prevent the church's assets from being used to compensate victims of sexual assault

14:10 - announcements;

14:55 - SPECIAL GUEST: Prof. Wolff interviews journalist Bob Hennelly on military spending and debts in the US economy.

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.

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