2020-08-03 10:41:25

Economic Update: Pandemic Capitalism:: A View From Asia

On this week's show, Prof. Wolff discusses the COVID-19 pandemic, corruption of public workers' pensions, capitalist contracts displaced by legal fights, Canada's COVID-19 record vs U.S., retail apocalypse deepens, and Bezos vs 50 homeless people in Pittsfield.

On the second half of the show, Prof. Wolff interviews economist and former UN Assistant Secretary-General, Jomo Kwame Sundaram.

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.

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