Economic Update

Capitalism and Addiction: The Opioid Epidemic

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Updates on UN report on poverty in the US, oreos produced in Mexico, US households with zero or negative net worth, Germany’s negative utility prices, Germany’s bold labor strikes, Iceland law on equal pay for equal work, the myth of US economic “recovery,” and Canada’s Tim Horton sabotages rising minimum wage. Interview with Dr. Harriet Fraad on US opioid epidemic: psychology and capitalism.

Hosted by 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.

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