This week on Economic Update, Professor Wolff provides updates on Armenia's Political Spring, banks big profits, Harley-Davidson fires hundreds, unjust criminal penalties, US households' financial distress, Germany banning diesels, US drug companies put profits above health again and the huge wealth increase among world's 2,754 billionaires.
The second half of the show features an Interview with Roderick Prude (union worker) and Dyln Namm (student) on successful student-worker alliance at New School University's cafeteria struggles.
Roderick Prude is a food service worker with over 15 years of experience. He currently works at The New School and has been employed there since 2014.
Dyln Namm studies sociology and politics and The New School and was apart of the Occupation.