Chair of the board of trustees at the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation; Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, syndicated columnist for Bloomberg and author of The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression
Four years ago, Republican Sam Brownback was elected Governor of Kansas with double the votes of his Democratic opponent.
Oct. 8, 2014from To the Point
The stimulus package already passed and signed into law provides tax credits for 95 percent of American workers.
Mar. 9, 2009from Which Way, L.A.?
The gap between rich and poor has been growing fast.
Mar. 9, 2009from To the Point
Senate Bill 50 would force LA to allow more housing near public transit. It cleared a committee hearing in Sacramento on Tuesday.
Apr. 25from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
It’s a special live Left, Right & Center recorded at UC Santa Barbara.
May. 10from Left, Right & Center
Instagram is experimenting with hiding likes for accounts in Canada. Some people are concerned this will change the experience and community on Instagram.
May. 6from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
It’s invisible in some places, but dirty air kills millions of people all over the world. That’s even true in America, despite the Clean Air Act and California’s Air Resources Board.
Apr. 29from To the Point
Democrats are divided: impeachment now or further investigations? Top aides don’t do what the president tells them.
Apr. 25from To the Point
Big Tech is a benefit to the modern world. But unlimited data collection may lead to unlimited power.
May. 2from To the Point
Hollywood's triumph in the global culture wars is a serious cause for concern at a time in which conglomerates and uniformity reign, argues French scholar Violaine Roussel.
May. 24from Scheer Intelligence
Partisanship is more powerful than science, even for conservative environmentalists. They don’t buy warnings about an existential crisis.
May. 6from To the Point
More than 300 people died in a series of bombings at churches and high-end hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.
Apr. 23from Press Play with Madeleine Brand