James Galbraith

University of Texas, Austin

Guest

Lloyd M. Bentsen Jr. Chair in Government/Business Relations at the University of Texas at Austin and author of The Predator State: How Conservatives Abandoned the Free Market and Why Liberals Should, Too

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Americans see coronavirus in terms of politics more than public health. Blue states are enforcing “social distancing.” Red states are reluctant.

How coronavirus reveals political differences in US

Americans see coronavirus in terms of politics more than public health. Blue states are enforcing “social distancing.” Red states are reluctant.

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After a weekend of silence, President  Obama addressed the S&P downgrade  and the US economy this afternoon from a White House dining room.

The S&P Downgrade: Economics and Politics

After a weekend of silence, President Obama addressed the S&P downgrade and the US economy this afternoon from a White House dining room.

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Fingers of blame are being pointed in every direction as Wall Street and world financial markets react to  history's first downgrade  of America's credit rating.

The S&P Downgrade: Economics and Politics

Fingers of blame are being pointed in every direction as Wall Street and world financial markets react to history's first downgrade of America's credit rating.

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