Jeffrey Madrick

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Senior fellow at the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis at the New School and at the Roosevelt Institute; editor of Challenge magazine and author of Age of Greed: The Triumph of Finance and the Decline of America

Jeffrey Madrick on KCRW

The presidential race is beginning to find its focus, but there’s widespread mistrust of all three branches of government.

Fading Trust in American Institutions

The presidential race is beginning to find its focus, but there’s widespread mistrust of all three branches of government.

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From the Left to the Right, there's a loss of confidence in political institutions: not just the Congress any more, but also the Presidency and the US Supreme Court.

Fading Trust in American Institutions

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