On this week's Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on India's inequality, Philly's poverty behind DNC front, new initiatives from unions, Starbuck's profiteering, gutting federal estate tax. Interview with...(More...)
This is Richard Wolff for Democracy at Work with a special feature for Workers Independent News.
On July 1st 2016, 14 US cities states and counties, plus the District of Columbia raised their minimum wage. They raised it from everything from 10.50 and hour all the way up to 15.00 an hour. Some raises go into effect immediately, others are...(More...)
This is special feature is produced by Democracy at Work for Workers Independent News. This is Richard Wolff for Democracy at Work.
I want to report to you today about an experiment made in the city of Gothenburg, Sweden by a work of workers supervised by the city council in that city. Under the pressure of a left wing political party that has seats on that city council, the experiment was as follows.
The argument was made that workers in Sweden...(More...)