Josh is host of KCRW's Left, Right & Center and co-host of the spin-off series All The Presidents' Lawyers. He is a columnist at Insider. Josh was a founding correspondent at The Upshot, the economics and data section of The New York Times, business columnist at New York Magazine and Business Insider's senior editor and politics editor. Before entering journalism, he worked in policy research for think tanks and as a real-estate banker at Wells Fargo. He holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from Harvard College.

Josh Barro on KCRW

Josh Barro talks with the Left, Right & Center panel about the slow return of jobs, the rift among Republicans over Donald Trump and social media rule.

Where are all the jobs?

Josh Barro talks with the Left, Right & Center panel about the slow return of jobs, the rift among Republicans over Donald Trump and social media rule.

from Left, Right & Center

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the confiscation of electronic devices from Rudy Giuliani’s home and office, and more.

The Rudy raid

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the confiscation of electronic devices from Rudy Giuliani’s home and office, and more.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

Josh Barro and the Left, Right & Center panel discuss President Biden’s first speech to Congress, Senator Tim Scott’s response and more.

The low-rated, kinda sleepy and quietly radical speech

Josh Barro and the Left, Right & Center panel discuss President Biden’s first speech to Congress, Senator Tim Scott’s response and more.

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