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Economic Update: How Markets Fail

Friday, 29 January 2016 00:00 By Richard D. Wolff, Truthout | Audio Segment
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This episode provides updates on Johnson Controls Corporation evading taxes, Disney being sued over its abuse of the H-1B visa system, French workers striking against austerity and against "socialist" government. We also respond to listeners' questions on tax-subsidies for churches and lessons from Israel's kibbutz experience. We also have major discussions about five major market failures, and a major change in the UK Labor Party's policy favoring worker co-ops.

To see more stories like this, visit Economic Update: Your Weekly Dose of Revolutionary Economics

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Richard D. Wolff

Richard D. Wolff is professor of economics emeritus at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where he taught economics from 1973 to 2008. He is currently a visiting professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the New School University, New York City. He also teaches classes regularly at the Brecht Forum in Manhattan. Earlier he taught economics at Yale University (1967-1969) and at the City College of the City University of New York (1969-1973). In 1994, he was a visiting professor of economics at the University of Paris (France), I (Sorbonne). His work is available at rdwolff.com and at democracyatwork.info.

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Economic Update: How Markets Fail

Friday, 29 January 2016 00:00 By Richard D. Wolff, Truthout | Audio Segment
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This episode provides updates on Johnson Controls Corporation evading taxes, Disney being sued over its abuse of the H-1B visa system, French workers striking against austerity and against "socialist" government. We also respond to listeners' questions on tax-subsidies for churches and lessons from Israel's kibbutz experience. We also have major discussions about five major market failures, and a major change in the UK Labor Party's policy favoring worker co-ops.

To see more stories like this, visit Economic Update: Your Weekly Dose of Revolutionary Economics

To listen in live on Saturdays at noon, visit WBAI's Live Stream

Economic Update is in partnership with Truthout.org

Your radio station needs Economic Update! If you are a radio station, check this out. If you want to hear Economic Update on your favorite local station, send them this.

Visit Professor Wolff's social movement project, democracyatwork.info.

Permission to reprint Professor Wolff's writing and videos is granted on an individual basis. Please contact pThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to request permission. We reserve the right to refuse or rescind permission at any time.

This piece was reprinted by Truthout with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the source.

This piece was reprinted by Truthout with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the source.

Richard D. Wolff

Richard D. Wolff is professor of economics emeritus at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where he taught economics from 1973 to 2008. He is currently a visiting professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the New School University, New York City. He also teaches classes regularly at the Brecht Forum in Manhattan. Earlier he taught economics at Yale University (1967-1969) and at the City College of the City University of New York (1969-1973). In 1994, he was a visiting professor of economics at the University of Paris (France), I (Sorbonne). His work is available at rdwolff.com and at democracyatwork.info.

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Economic Update: What Capitalism Is
By Richard D. Wolff, Truthout | Audio Segment
Economic Update: Fighting Right-Wing Economics
By Richard D. Wolff, Truthout | Audio Segment
Economic Update: Capitalism's Results
By Richard D. Wolff, Truthout | Audio Segment

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