Economist, Economic Policy Institute
Economist with the Economic Policy Institute, a progressive think-tank in Washington, DC
This week, two senators introduced a bipartisan plan to renew long term unemployment benefits for the more than 3 million Americans still looking for work.
Jun. 26, 2014from To the Point
KCRW-Santa Monica College
Jul. 24, 2013from To the Point
The National Bureau of Economic Research said today the Great Recession that started in December 2007 officially ended in June of last year.
Sep. 20, 2010from Which Way, L.A.?
In California, generations of victims have adapted, rebuilt and expanded development into fire-prone areas. But last year’s blazes set new records for massive destruction.
Jun. 24from To the Point
President Trump got ready to attack Iran and then, at the last minute, called it off.
Jun. 21from Left, Right & Center
All the White House hopefuls talk about Climate Change. But Democrat Jay Inslee says it’s not just one issue; it’s all the issues.
May. 18from 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
It’s a special live Left, Right & Center recorded at UC Santa Barbara.
May. 10from Left, Right & Center
The United Methodist Church is facing a possible split over the issue of same-sex marriage and LGBTQ clergy.
Jun. 17from Greater LA
17-year-old Lupe Felix used to go to high school in Boyle Heights, but she moved to Tijuana last summer to live with her mom, who was deported.
Jun. 10from Greater LA
Congress is investigating misconduct alleged by the Mueller report. White House lawyers are rejecting every subpoena.
May. 16from To the Point
How’s President Trump’s legal strategy working out?
May. 22from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers