Josh is host of KCRW's Left, Right & Center and co-host of the spin-off series LRC Presents: All The President's Lawyers. He is New York Magazine's business columnist. Josh was a founding correspondent at The Upshot, the economics and data section of The New York Times, 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.

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Josh Barro, Megan McArdle and Dorian Warren talk about the coronavirus response, the end of the Supreme Court term and the visit of the Mexican president.

Lagging behind

Josh Barro, Megan McArdle and Dorian Warren talk about the coronavirus response, the end of the Supreme Court term and the visit of the Mexican president.

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Ken White and Josh Barro discuss the legal fight over Mary Trump’s book and the buzz it’s created, Roger Stone’s attempts to stay out of prison, and more.

When the horse is out of the barn

Ken White and Josh Barro discuss the legal fight over Mary Trump’s book and the buzz it’s created, Roger Stone’s attempts to stay out of prison, and more.

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Will it change us?

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