Aaron Glantz

a Peabody Award-winning journalist with California-based REVEAL and the Center for Investigative Reporting

Guest

Two-time Peabody Award winner and finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.  Investigative reporter with California-based REVEAL and the Center for Investigative Reporting. Author of “Homewreckers: How a Gang of Wall Street Kingpins, Hedge Fund Magnates, Crooked Banks, and Vulture Capitalists Suckered Millions out of Their Homes and Demolished the American Dream” 

Aaron Glantz on KCRW

In 2008, the subprime mortgage crisis cost hundreds of thousands of American families their homes. A small group of predatory lenders ultimately made billions.

‘Homewreckers’: the demolition of the American dream

In 2008, the subprime mortgage crisis cost hundreds of thousands of American families their homes. A small group of predatory lenders ultimately made billions.

from To the Point

Two years before the housing market collapsed in 2008, Donald Trump said, “I sort of hope that happens because then, people like me would go in and buy.” Well, people like him did.

How a small group of men made millions while the rest of us lost our homes

Two years before the housing market collapsed in 2008, Donald Trump said, “I sort of hope that happens because then, people like me would go in and buy.” Well, people like him did.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

When the GI Bill was reauthorized in 2008, the idea was to ensure a middle-class lifestyle for troops coming home from Iraq and Afghanistan.

GI Bill Treasure Chest

When the GI Bill was reauthorized in 2008, the idea was to ensure a middle-class lifestyle for troops coming home from Iraq and Afghanistan.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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from Scheer Intelligence

On this week’s Life Examined, how health organizations and employers are recognizing that workplace burnout is a real and growing problem.

from Life Examined

Gov. Newsom abruptly announces he won’t attend the U.N. climate change conference. Lt. Gov. Kounalakis will lead the California delegation.

from News Stories

Josh Barro, Liz Bruenig and Ross Douthat discuss the high rate of inflation, its political risk and what (if anything) the president can do about it.

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Just 28% of voters approve of the job Vice President Kamala Harris is doing, according to a recent poll from USA Today and Suffolk University.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Celebrity athletes are shaping American politics and culture, says Jane Coaston of the New York Times.

from To the Point

A couple of dozen Malibu neighbors have been developing “community brigades” since the 2018 Woolsey Fire.

from Greater LA

The supply chain is still clogged and inflation is at a 30-year high , while the U.S. has been importing more overseas goods than before the COVID pandemic.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Why does affordable housing take so long and cost so much to build? KCRW’s Anna Scott and KQED’s Saul Gonzalez team up to find answers.

from Greater LA