US Finance and Economics Editor for the Guardian; former reporter and lead writer for the Deals blog at the Wall Street Journal
President Trump says he wants to get rid of Dodd-Frank, the legislation reining in big banks. We talk about what that would do to the economy and consumers.
Feb. 3, 2017from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The average hedge fund lost money for investors last year, but top 25 American hedge fund managers raked in $13 billion. That’s more than the entire economies of many countries.
May. 12, 2016from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
One of the biggest financial bailouts of all time is going on trial today.
Sep. 29, 2014from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Governor Gavin Newsom rolled out a new program called the California Health Corps this week.
Apr. 2from KCRW Features
Germany has abandoned its balanced budget to soften the blow the pandemic is delivering to the economy. Will this historic aid package get Germany through the crisis?
Apr. 1from Studio Berlin
This week, Governor Gavin Newsom announced California would be sending 500 ventilators across the United States to help local governments manage their surges of COVID-19 patients.
Apr. 9from KCRW Features
During this global pandemic, access to health care has become a critical issue. Americans are struggling to get adequate care too. We speak with UC Davis' Dr. Michael Wilkes.
Apr. 7from KCRW Features
Over the weekend, President Trump again recommended hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19. He said the government has ordered 29 million pills of it.
Apr. 6from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The president gets rid of inspectors general. Is there any outrage left?
Apr. 8from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
A lot of places are closed, and you are likely home. That is unless you work for an “essential’ business.” That word conjures up images of grocery stores and hospitals.
Apr. 1from Greater LA
Health officials in Riverside are ordering the county’s residents to wear a face covering when out in public and banning all gatherings apart from family members or those living under…
Apr. 6from KCRW Features
At long last, the results are mostly in. And as was clear on election night , Vermont Sen. and Democratic socialist Bernie Sanders won the California primary.
Apr. 8from KCRW Features