Josh Barro

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, Liz, Sean and Amy talk about President Joe Biden’s economic problems and redistricting ahead of the 2022 midterm elections.

Biden has 99 problems and the ports back logs are just one

Josh, Liz, Sean and Amy talk about President Joe Biden’s economic problems and redistricting ahead of the 2022 midterm elections.

from Left, Right & Center

Law professor Carissa Byrne Hessick joins Josh Barro and Ken White on the show to discuss plea bargains and the justice system.

Is a plea bargain a good deal?

Law professor Carissa Byrne Hessick joins Josh Barro and Ken White on the show to discuss plea bargains and the justice system.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

Josh, Liz and Tim talk about Congress’ very stupid debt limit fight and Biden’s low approval rating.

Why do Democrats and Republicans still fight over the debt limit?

Josh, Liz and Tim talk about Congress’ very stupid debt limit fight and Biden’s low approval rating.

from Left, Right & Center

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Josh, Tim and David talk about the infrastructure bill. Then, Dr. Steve Gottlieb joins us to talk about what went wrong with the United States’ COVID response.

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