This week on Economic Update, Professor Wolff delivers updates on Canada cutting corporate tax rates in a race to the bottom, Macron pleases big business while outraging the French people, Italy's new gov't budget provides for its people, Hillary Clinton joins the right in scapegoating immigrants and how "quantitative easing" policy after the 2008 crash made the rich richer.
In the second half of the show, Prof. Wolff interviews Dr. Harriet Fraad on the psychological implications of the US mid-term elections.
Dr. Harriet Fraad is a Mental Health Counselor and hypnotherapist in private practice in New York City. Her work explores the intersections of American personal, economic and political life. She is the host of our newest podcast Capitalism Hits Home. For more visit patreon.com/capitalismhitshome
Her most recent articles appeared in Alternet, (2018) and the Book Knowledge Class and Economics: Marxism Without Guarantees (2018). She appears regularly on the radio/TV show Economic Update and also appears on such shows as Redacted Tonight with Lee Camp on RT TV. Her work can be found on her website harrietfraad.com.