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Economic Update: Morality and Economics

Economic Update: Morality and Economics

Friday, November 03, 2017 By Richard D. Wolff, Truthout | Audio Segment 
This week's episode discusses low-paid service jobs in the future of the US, the Senate deregulating banks, how college spending per student reinforces income inequality, how loneliness in the US is a factor in illnesses and premature death, University of Chicago grad students unionizing, how Brazilian civil and religious authorities push almost-rotten food for the poor, and the costs of pollution. Also included is an interview with Dr. Harriet Fraad on the psychology and economics of the sex work industry.
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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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