author, 'The Influence Machine'
Investigative reporter and a member of the editorial board at the New York Daily News; author of The Influence Machine: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Corporate Capture of American Life
Last week, The New York Times revealed that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, America’s largest trade group, has been fighting for big tobacco worldwide.
Jul. 6, 2015from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
In the aftermath of the housing market collapse and the sub-prime mortgage scandal, President Obama promised help for millions of homeowners trying to avoid foreclosures. That hasn't…
Oct. 12, 2011from Which Way, L.A.?
Since the Great Depression, the US government has encouraged home ownership, most conspicuously with the homeowner's tax deduction.
Oct. 12, 2011from To the Point
A combat veteran reflects on the moral impact America’s longest war has had on its own people.
Mar. 13from Scheer Intelligence
Six states are holding primaries today: Idaho, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Washington State, North Dakota. On this “Big Tuesday,” 352 delegates are up for grabs.
Mar. 10from News Special Programming
The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak will likely mean crowded hospitals, school closings and shuttered workplaces. It could even lead to a global recession.
Mar. 5from To the Point
President Trump signs a $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill at the end of a very dramatic week.
Mar. 27from Left, Right & Center
As hospitals, clinics and other community organizations face a shortage of masks during the COVID-19 outbreak, homebound sewers have stepped up to help, from DIY crafters to fashion…
Mar. 26from KCRW Features
Amid the novel coronavirus spreading, stocks are plunging, an infected cruise ship is docking, and people are stocking up on toilet paper.
Mar. 9from Greater LA
The White House has unveiled a $1 trillion stimulus package in response to COVID-19.
Mar. 19from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
What can the president do about the coronavirus outbreak?
Mar. 10from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
California’s Super Tuesday results could spell the end for some Democatic hopefuls.
Mar. 1from To the Point