Economic Update: Capitalism Provokes Workers

This week’s episode discusses the University of California workers’ strikes; privatizing fire departments; big money in academia; fast food workers unionizing; the links capitalism, loneliness, and scapegoating; Hillary Clinton’s pro-capitalist tendencies and how the Volkswagen CEO is not the problem — system is. Also included is an interview with Dr. Harriet Fraad on capitalism’s destruction of the family and “family values.”

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 profwolff@rdwolff.com to request permission. We reserve the right to refuse or rescind permission at any time.

Truthout Stories