A weekly show focusing on the economic dimensions of everyday life and alternative ways to organize our economy and politics, with Prof. Richard D. Wolff.
On this week’s episode, Prof. Wolff presents updates on company cutting candy bar size but keeping the same price, Barcelona punishes landlords with empty apartments, Macy’s closing stores while giving millions of dollars in bonuses to top executives, IMF anti-COVID-19 funds used instead to pay off private loans, and more.
In the second half of the show, Prof. Wolff interviews epidemiologist Rob Wallace on capitalist agriculture and viral pandemics.
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Source URL — https://roarmag.org/2020/07/27/economic-update-todays-pandemic-as-a-crisis-of-capitalism/