Economic Update: Capitalism and the Opioid Crisis

This week's episode discusses the 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's law on equal pay for equal work, the myth of US economic "recovery," and how Canada's Tim Horton sabotages rising minimum wage. Also included is an interview with Dr. Harriet Fraad on US opioid crisis. 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 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,

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