Economic Update

Economic Update – April 3, 2020

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Economics Professor Richard D. Wolff and guests discuss the current state of the economy, locally and globally. The program explores alternative ways to organize, markets, and government policies. Click Here to listen to the current episode of Economic Update with Richard D. Wolff.

On today’s show, Shoshana Weschler of Sunflower Alliance and Isabella Zizi of Idle No More discuss the Army Corps of Engineers proposal to dredge the Carquinez Strait.  We then speak to professor, musician and Extinction Rebellion organizer Sandra Kwak explaining how we can practice social distance and still stay connected in our activism.  [email protected]

0:08 – The Trump Administration finalizes rollback on emissions standards Paul Cort is a professor of law at UC Hastings Law in San Francisco, and a staff attorney with Earthjustice (@Earthjustice).  1:18 – How sexism and patriarchy impact women in the era of coronavirus Rebecca Gordon is a professor of political philosophy at the University … Continued

Nurses in California, Florida, Kansas, Missouri, Nevada and Texas are protesting one of the nation’s largest hospital chains for a “lack of preparedness” amid the coronavirus pandemic. They’re calling on HCA Healthcare to provide optimal personal protective equipment, or PPE, for nurses and other staff. In New York, the epicenter of the pandemic in the United States, nurses … Continued

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