This week's show features updates on the continuing lessons from 2020 at the year's end: the economics of US policing and the 'defund' campaign, building a Cold War against China, and lessons from the 2020 election about political monopoly.
In the second half, Professor Wolff interviews David Pakman about growing independent progressive media. [Season 10 Episode 50] Growing Independent Progressive Media David Pakman is the host of The David Pakman Show, currently airing on 200 radio and TV stations nationally, on satellite television's Free Speech TV, and via podcast and a popular youtube channel with more than 1.1 million subscribers.
David is originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina. He holds a degree in Economics and Communication from the University of Massachusetts, and an MBA concentrating in Economics and Entrepreneurship from Bentley University.
Economic Update with Richard D. Wolff takes complex economic issues and makes them understandable, empowering listeners with information to analyze not only their 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.
Missed an episode? Check out Economic Update on FSTV VOD anytime or visit the show page for the latest clips.
#FreeSpeechTV is one of the last standing national, independent news networks committed to advancing progressive social change.
#FSTV is available on Dish, DirectTV, AppleTV, Roku, Sling and online at freespeech.org.
Sign up for Our Newsletter
Get updates about the policies and topics that matter the most to you. Progressive news directly to your email.