In the first episode of the new season of Economic Update, Professor Wolff delivers updates on tariffs as political fiction, the Irish state apologizes for the gross exploitation of young women, the continuation of illegal toxic vehicle emissions and NY Senator Gillibrand seeks to cut restrictions on worker co-ops.
In the second half of the show, Prof. Wolff interviews reporter Bob Hennelly on the US housing crisis as a sign of an unraveling economy.
Bob Hennelly is an award winning print and broadcast journalist. He is currently a reporter with the Chief-Leader, which covers public unions and the civil service. Bob also covers national affairs for WBGO, the NPR jazz station in Newark, New Jersey and is a regular contributor to Salon. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Guardian, the Village Voice and the Christian Science Monitor.