This week’s episode of Economic Update features updates from Prof. Wolff on profits-vs-science and weedkiller “roundup,” most Americans not better off than in 2016, WHO reports bans on corporal punishment of kids and how doing so saves money too, Janet Yellen warns huge corporate debts risk another major economic crash.
Professor Wolff interviews Riva Enteen, editor of Follow the Money, a collection of KPFA interviews, during the second half of the show.
Riva Enteen was raised as a socialist and has been an activist since the 1960s. While she attended Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco, she became active in the National Lawyers Guild, and then worked as its Program Director for 12 years. She was the chair of the first KPFA Local Station Board.