Professor of Economics, Harvard University
Professor of Economics at Harvard University who served on President Clinton's Health Care Task Force; author of Your Money or Your Life: Strong Medicine for America's Health Care System and adviser to Barack Obama on his healthcare plan
A California doctor gets $24 to spend a half hour with a Medicaid patient, less than it costs to keep the lights on in his office.
Mar. 26, 2008from Which Way, L.A.?
Mar. 26, 2008from To the Point
"The principal policy division between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama involves health care." That's the lead of Paul Krugman's column today in the New York Times.
Feb. 4, 2008from To the Point
President Trump is holding a press conference at the United Nations General Assembly in New York. In a speech to the U.N.
Sep. 25from News Stories
What did President Trump do this time?
Sep. 20from Left, Right & Center
Two of the most urgent crises facing Americans---mental health and homelessness---are inextricably linked. The failure to see this has only made things worse.
Oct. 18from Scheer Intelligence
Starting October 29, LAX won’t allow curbside pickup from companies like Uber and Lyft.
Oct. 7from Greater LA
Gov. Gavin Newsom has approved more than 800 bills.
Oct. 14from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
KCRW speaks with members of LA's Jewish community, plus Israeli and Palestinian expats about Tuesday's Israeli election.
Sep. 18from Greater LA
When Gavin Newsom signed AB387 into law today, he ended 16 years of unsuccessful attempts by daycare providers statewide to unionize.
Sep. 30from KCRW Features
President Donald Trump holds a press conference.
Sep. 25from News Special Programming
Absolute immunity, executive privilege, crony privilege?
Sep. 18from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers