Senior Economist at the Tax Foundation, a nonpartisan, nonprofit think-tank in Washington, DC that advocates a growth-oriented, transparent, tax system
Gerald Prante on KCRW
More from KCRW
Ep. 7 DecampingHomelessness
A top federal official promised everyone on Veterans Row would have a place to go in just ten days. What does it take to make that happen?
Is the media caving to temptation in giving Trump so much airtime?Politics
Donald Trump was arraigned this week on 34 counts of falsifying business records. Russia arrests an American journalist. And Finland is deemed the happiest country on earth.
420: Best events, gear, gifts for weed lovers this yearCannabis
A Lamborghini, $40,000 purse, and a plush bong for dogs are some of the “unbe-weed-able” things bringing “cannabliss” this 420.
Missing Black teens in CA could get their own Ebony Alert systemRace & Ethnicity
California lawmakers are looking into creating a system that is similar to Amber Alerts, but would be dedicated to young Black people who go missing in the state.
Can the US avoid a replay of Trump 2016?Politics
Trump was back in the spotlight and nothing has changed. Can Democrats and Republicans ever come together on guns? And should corporations get involved in social issues?
Film and TV writers are ‘starving’ for better contract as strike beginsEntertainment
Screenwriters have walked off the job, bringing many film and TV productions into limbo. Here’s what that means for the industry, workers, and viewers.
In American Prisons, You’re Nothing More Than a NumberNational
Often overlooked, ignored and damned, the cycle that throws people in the prison system and spits them out is a calamitous yet integral part of the American experience.
Robert Luna: No more ‘us vs. them’ Sheriff’s Department mentalityLaw
Robert Luna takes charge of the LA Sheriff's Department amid concerns about crime, deputy gangs, and poor jail conditions. Can he turn the department around?
No more fence around Echo Park? Residents have divided opinionsHomelessness
Two years after police cleared a large homeless camp and the city fenced Echo Park Lake amid massive protests, a new council member wants to bring down the chain link barrier.