Clive Crook

Bloomberg View

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Writer and editor for Bloomberg View, writing about the intersection of politics and economics; former senior editor of The Atlantic; former columnist for National Journal and commentator for the Financial Times

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President Obama wants Congress to " give America a raise ." But Republicans say it would be a disaster for small business.

Is It Time to Increase the Minimum Wage?

President Obama wants Congress to " give America a raise ." But Republicans say it would be a disaster for small business.

from To the Point

With government offices closed, the Pentagon says it won’t pay death benefits to the families of combat casualties.

Political Dysfunction in Washington Hurting the Economy and American Credibility

With government offices closed, the Pentagon says it won’t pay death benefits to the families of combat casualties.

from To the Point

The convention halls in both Tampa and Charlotte echoed with outreach to the Middle Class, starting with the wives of both candidates for the White House.

The Mythology of the Middle Class

The convention halls in both Tampa and Charlotte echoed with outreach to the Middle Class, starting with the wives of both candidates for the White House.

from Which Way, L.A.?

More from KCRW

KCRW is joining other public radio stations up and down the state to mark the one-year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd.

Vice President Kamala Harris visited Central America this week. She told would-be migrants in Guatemala “do not come” (to the U.S.), which drew criticism from progressive democrats.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Sherry Buchanan, author of “On the Ho Chi Minh Trail,” discusses what she learned about the Vietnam War from the Vietnamese women who survived its frontlines.

from Scheer Intelligence

Community activists, entrepreneurs, and local politicians are keeping tabs on President Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure spending plan that’s currently being debated on Capitol Hill.

from Greater LA

Last year, California passed legislation that requires the Office of the State Attorney General to investigate all police shootings that result in the death of an unarmed civilian.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The cost of living surged 5% last month, according to the Department of Labor. That’s the highest inflation rate we’ve seen in more than a decade.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The U.S. Supreme Court caused a stir this week when it agreed to weigh in on a case that could pose a direct challenge to Roe vs. Wade and access to abortion.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Joe Mathews says that focusing on the state budget, when it appears in good shape, obscures California’s systemic failures.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

All of California is officially facing drought conditions, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor . And much of the state is in extreme or severe drought after the dry winter.

from Zócalo's Connecting California