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Will the GOP Get the Message in Kansas?

The state’s ruinous foray into Tea Party economics has turned off huge swaths of Republican voters. So why are its candidates going even further to the right?

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UK anger at £1.7bn EU cash demand

UK politicians react angrily to demands for an extra £1.7bn (2.1bn euros) contribution towards the European Union’s budget due to the country’s better economic performance.

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UK retail sales fall in September

UK retail sales fall 0.3% September, adding to signs that the economic recovery may be losing steam.

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Share prices continue to slide

Share prices across Europe tumbled on Thursday amid fears of a global economic slowdown and the impact of the Ebola crisis.

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French economist wins Nobel Prize

French economist Jean Tirole of Toulouse University is awarded the Nobel Prize in economics.

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Chancellor warns of UK slowdown

In an interview with me, George Osborne warned UK cannot be immune from the worsening economic malaise in the eurozone

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Top 400 US Billionaires’ Wealth Equals Brazil’s GDP

Rob Johnson is the Director of the Economic Policy Initiative at the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute and is a regular contributor to the Institute’s blog NewDeal2.0. He serves on the UN Commission of Experts on Finance and International Monetary Reform. Previously, Dr. Johnson was a Managing Director at Soros Fund Management where he managed a global currency, bond and equity portfolio specializing in emerging markets. He was also a Managing Director at the Bankers Trust Company. Dr. Johnson has served as Chief Economist of the US Senate Banking Committee under the leadership of Chairman William Proxmire and was Senior Economist of the US Senate Budget Committee under the leadership of Chairman Pete Domenici. Dr. Johnson was an Executive Producer of Taxi to the Dark Side, an Oscar Winning documentary produced and directed by Alex Gibney.

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Eurozone split – Europe’s central drama

Delay over hard economic reforms keeps eurozone in doldrums

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Economic Update: The Economics of Corporations

This episode covers the economics of migrants, choosing not to go to college, and corporate tax dodgers and their effects. We also discuss the economics of insurance and the basic economics of capitalist corporations, and respond to listeners’ questions on the Rockefellers selling their fossil fuel holdings and the economics of “mutual” companies. Download the show To listen in live on Saturdays at noon, visit WBAI’s Live Stream Economic Update is in partnership with Truthout.org Your radio station needs Economic Update! If you are a radio station, check this out. If you want to hear Economic Update on your favorite local station, send them this. Visit Professor Wolff’s social movement project, democracyatwork.info. Permission to reprint Professor Wolff’s writing and videos is granted on an individual basis. Please contact profwolff@rdwolff.com to request permission. We reserve the right to refuse or rescind permission at any time.

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UK economy grew 0.9% in second quarter

UK economic growth has been revised up to 0.9% for the second quarter of the year by the Office for National Statistics.

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Economic Update: How Capitalism Works

This episode covers why efforts against obesity fail, Cadillac’s move into New York, the Atlanta Symphony lockout, subprime auto credit and bank economics. We also discuss the economics of climate change, and respond to listeners’ questions on Jamestown in US history, current minimum wage struggles and the economics of insurance. Download the show To listen in live on Saturdays at noon, visit WBAI’s Live Stream Economic Update is in partnership with Truthout.org Your radio station needs Economic Update! If you are a radio station, check this out. If you want to hear Economic Update on your favorite local station, send them this. Visit Professor Wolff’s social movement project, democracyatwork.info. Permission to reprint Professor Wolff’s writing and videos is granted on an individual basis. Please contact profwolff@rdwolff.com to request permission. We reserve the right to refuse or rescind permission at any time.

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Clinton Wants a ‘Fair Shot’ for Women

As Hillary Clinton spoke about women’s economic issues at a liberal think tank, you could practically hear her campaign taking shape.

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Scots Must Choose Heart or Head

Faced with the economic reality of independence, many Scots are approaching the referendum nervous about breaking up with the U.K.

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Koch Foundation Proposal to College: Teach Our Curriculum, Get Millions

In 2007, when the Charles Koch Foundation considered giving millions of dollars to Florida State University’s economics department, the offer came with strings attached. First, the curriculum it funded must align with the libertarian, deregulatory economic philosophy of billionaire industrialist Charles Koch. Second, the Charles Koch Foundation would at least partially control which faculty members Florida State University hired.

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Is capital fleeing the UK?

Capital outflow more to do with economic recovery than Scotland

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What price Scottish independence?

What is the economic cost of Scots voting for independence?

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Class Issue Could Seal the Next Election

Race is always a hot button topic in the U.S., but rising and rampant economic inequality will likely be the issue that propels people to the voting booth.

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This One Issue Could Seal the Election

Race is always a hot button topic in the U.S., but rising and rampant economic inequality will likely be the issue that propels people to the voting booth.

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The Importance of Adult Classifieds

Sex workers contribute significantly to the economic health of print publications—and many other industries. How criminalization around sex work hurts everyone.

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U.K. says new Russian sanctions could be lifted if ceasefire holds

The European Union and the United States are preparing a new round of economic sanctions against Russia for its incursion into Ukraine

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