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 Economic Update, Prof. Wolff discusses Denmark’s new taxes on banks and rich people to help workers doing dangerous jobs; West Virginia AG sues Walmart and CVS for complicity in opioid scandal; and US State Department urges universities to sell shares in Chinese corporations.
In the second half of the show, Prof. Wolff interviews author and journalist Chris Hedges on signs of the declining US empire.
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