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Economic Update is a weekly nationally syndicated radio program produced by Democracy at Work and hosted by Richard D. Wolff. The program explores complex economic issues and empowers listeners with information to analyze their own financial situation as well as the economy at large. By focusing on the economic dimensions of everyday life - wages, jobs, taxes, debts, and profits - the program explores alternative ways to organize markets and government policies.
 
Global Capitalism: Live Economic Update is a series of live lectures by Richard D. Wolff in New York City. Programs begin with 45 minutes of updates on recent events, then a Q&A session with the live audience. We hope to develop all participants’ understanding and ability to explain current economic events and trends to others.
 
The Ripple Effect Podcast has journalists on like Ben Swann, historians like Dan Carlin, musicians like Burton C. Bell from Fear Factory, researchers like James Corbett, scientists like Rupert Sheldrake, comedians like Jim Florentine, doctors like Dr. Burzynski, filmmakers like Mikki Willis, authors like Christopher Ryan, philosophers like Daniele Bolelli, athletes like Justin Wren, professors like Richard D. Wolff and many others like Gov. Jesse Ventura, Freeway Rick Ross, Del Bigtree, Matt ...
 
Working People: A podcast by, for, and about the working class today (now in partnership with In These Times magazine and The Real News Network). Working People is a podcast about working-class lives in 21st-century America. In every episode, you'll hear interviews with workers from around the country, from all walks of life. We'll talk about their life stories, their jobs, politics, and families, their joys and hopes and frustrations. Overall, Working People aims to share and celebrate the ...
 
Welcome to the "Speaking of Wealth" podcast showcasing profit strategies for speakers, publishers, authors, consultants, and info-marketers. Learn valuable skills to make your business more successful, more passive, more automated, and more scalable. Your host, Jason Hartman interviews top-tier guests, bestselling authors and experts including; Dan Poynter (The Self-Publishing Manual), Harvey Mackay (Swim With The Sharks & Get Your Foot in the Door), Dan Millman (Way of the Peaceful Warrior) ...
 
The challenges faced by first responders in the medical, rescue, police, and military have never been greater. Each day that you report for duty, your personal well-being is placed on the line as you step up to fulfill your duty and help people. It is unfortunate that the contributions of first responders are very rarely recognized for the priceless gift that they really are. In addition to the physical dangers faced on the job by first responders, there is a hidden danger that may impact th ...
 
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In this thrilling conclusion to the saga of the Wrong Boys ill-fated attempt to change one person’s mind about election fraud, our intrepid investigators catch a glimpse of the structure that holds up all the bullshit, and worry what might happen if we can’t find a way out of it. Source Doc: https://docs.google.com/document/d/155XG6ma_Dta7HscoTBqbU…
 
Around 400 union distillery workers in Bardstown, Kentucky, hit the picket line yesterday after rejecting a contract offer from Heaven Hill Distilleries, which included healthcare price hikes that reduce take-home pay, cuts to overtime, and drastic scheduling changes. Heaven Hill produces some of the most popular bourbon brands in the world, includ…
 
On this week's show, Prof. Wolff presents updates on the complexities of anti-vaccination movements, the long decline of religion in US capitalism, Disneys’s shift to serve the richest, lessons from AFL-CIO chief Richard Trumka's leadership, and failures of GOP, Dem leaders to stop last 75 years of decline of manufacturing in the US economy (driven…
 
(C/W: bullying, harassment, suicide) Evan Seyfried was a loving son, brother, friend, and a dedicated worker. For 19 years, with a virtually spotless record, Evan worked at a local Kroger grocery store in Milford, Ohio, where he eventually became the dairy department manager. From October 2020 to March 2021, however, Evan suffered a torturous litan…
 
On this week's show, Prof. Wolff presents updates on the complexities of anti-vaccination movements, the long decline of religion in US capitalism, Disneys’s shift to serve the richest, lessons from AFL-CIO chief Richard Trumka's leadership, and failures of GOP, Dem leaders to stop last 75 years of decline of manufacturing in the US economy (driven…
 
In this special episode for our patreon community, we explore two potential “killer apps” that could slowly but surely erode capitalism & build a Library Socialist society in it’s place. listen to the full episode here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/55703517 Opening Theme by Little King Trash Mouth: https://lktm.bandcamp.com/…
 
On this week's show, Prof. Wolff presents updates on Alabama miners' strike, how China's focus on reducing inequality affects competition with the US, and the economics of the "right to repair" consumers' movement in the US. The second half of the show features an interview with investigative reporter Bob Hennelly, author of Stuck Nation: Can the U…
 
On this week's show, Prof. Wolff presents updates on Alabama miners' strike, how China's focus on reducing inequality affects competition with the US, and the economics of the "right to repair" consumers' movement in the US. The second half of the show features an interview with investigative reporter Bob Hennelly, author of "Stuck Nation: Can the …
 
This week on Economic Update, Prof. Wolff discusses the new US program for monthly child benefits; why Covid strengthens some and divides other nations; the myth of "labor shortage;" the real cost of ultra-luxury cruises; Uber and sexual assaults; and lastly, the outsized US costs of healthcare.By Progressive Radio Network
 
On this week's show, Prof. Wolff provides updates on two small labor victories (Vermont's AFL-CIO and 4000 pork-processing meat cutters in Sioux Falls), how global capitalism became even more unequal during the pandemic, Iceland's move to the 4-day work week, US students hobbled by debt, and why "labor shortage" is actually class war. On the second…
 
We're taking a much-needed break this week, but we'll be back with more worker interviews really soon! To hold y'all over, we're releasing a portion of the amazing group conversation we had on our first ever Working People Listener Hang Session last week. Thank you to everyone who joined us—and if you weren't able to join this time, be sure to call…
 
Repelling down skyscrapers to clean windows is already a very dangerous job. But during the COVID-19 pandemic, high-rise window cleaners with SEIU Local 26 in Minneapolis were also sent into office buildings to disinfect "hot spots" where outbreaks had occurred, resulting in many workers contracting the virus. Now, after their previous contract exp…
 
On this week's show, Prof. Wolff discusses the election of a socialist, African-American woman as new mayor in Buffalo, NY; US unemployment insurance's meager support for jobless; Teamsters target Amazon workers for union drive; veterans' suicides and the costs of US wars. On the second half of the show, Wolff interviews Rodrigo Roa Fernandez, Chil…
 
We spoke with Oakland based activist, playwright, poet, radio host, and former mayoral candidate, Cat Brooks. Brooks talked about her work with the Anti-Police Terror Project — a coalition dedicated to the eradication of police terror in communities of color — the trauma that police terror and unjust systems inflict on people and communities, and w…
 
Over 1,100 union coal miners in Brookwood, Alabama, have been on an unfair labor practices strike against Warrior Met Coal for over five months. And for five months, the mainstream media has barely made a peep about the strike. Instead, a small collection of independent journalists and local and progressive media outlets have been working overtime …
 
Over 1,100 union coal miners in Brookwood, Alabama, have been on an unfair labor practices strike against Warrior Met Coal for over five months. For five months, workers and their families have been holding the line, demanding to get back what was stolen from them with their last contract, demanding to actually have time to spend with their familie…
 
In this episode the Wrong Boys put on their fact checking hats, as a personal conflict with an online friend leads them down a strange spiral into the minutia of the wacky world of the election 2020 conspiracy claims Source Doc: https://docs.google.com/document/d/155XG6ma_Dta7HscoTBqbU6XxwDtFoDK5_o96wiQ6J0o/edit?usp=sharing Want more? Support our i…
 
We felt bad abandoning you for a week, so it's an extra special one for you. We asked the great economist Professor Richard D. Wolff to check our homework on Talking Points, the dreaded NAFTA episode we covered a few weeks ago. We also got the real deal from our good friend Pete D'Alessandro, who was on the ground in Ohio for Nina Turner. Plus, a p…
 
Online platforms have quickly become a major force in society, mediating the human social sphere in ways never before possible. Currently, this is being used to benefit those at the top, but what woulda truly collaborative, democratic online platform look like? It’s a big question, and one we only started to discuss in this first part of a new seri…
 
The Mylan pharmaceutical plant in Morgantown, West Virginia, has been in operation since 1965, producing low-cost generic drugs and providing good-paying jobs for generations of workers. On July 31, the plant (now owned by Viatris, Inc.) closed, upending the lives of over 1,400 workers, the economy of Morgantown, and the future of generic drug manu…
 
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