Friday, March 05, 2021

Economic Update: The System Implodes: Amazon, Evictions, Tax Abuses, & Minimum Wages

 [S11 E08] The System Implodes: Amazon, Evictions, Tax Abuses, & Minimum Wages

On this week's show, Prof. Wolff discusses Amazon's profits; New York state's eviction crisis and capitalism's reproduction of poverty and inequality; New York's stock transfer tax; raising the minimum wage; and the subsidizing of billionaire's big sport businesses. **Economic Update with Richard D. Wolff is a@Democracy At Work production. We make it a point to provide the show free of ads. Please consider supporting our work. Donate one time or become a monthly donor by visiting us at or become a patron of Economic Update on Patreon: Your contributions help keep this content free and accessible to all. Now more than ever, sharing Prof. Wolff's message is critical. _________________________________________________________________________________________ Learn more about Prof Wolff's new book, "The Sickness is the System: When Capitalism Fails to Save Us from Pandemics or Itself" released in September 2020. Available as a paperback and now also as an eBook! "Richard Wolff in his new book examines frightening and anti-democratic configurations of corporate power, offering not only a blueprint for how we got here, but a plan for how we will rescue ourselves and create new models of economic and political justice.” - Chris Hedges Check out Prof. Wolff's other books "Understanding Socialism" and "Understanding Marxism" _________________________________________________________________________________________ Want to help us translate and transcribe our videos? Learn about joining our translation team: Jump right in: _________________________________________________________________________________________ Follow us ONLINE: Patreon: Websites: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: Subscribe to our podcast: Shop our CO-OP made MERCH: https://democracy-at-work-shop.myshop...