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 and a contributor at MSNBC. 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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Some key polls spooked liberals one year away from the 2020 general election.

The polls, one year out

Some key polls spooked liberals one year away from the 2020 general election.

from Left, Right & Center

Was Gordon Sondland lying in his testimony, or was he just not prepared?

Dishonesty or bad preparation?

Was Gordon Sondland lying in his testimony, or was he just not prepared?

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

The ISIS leader is dead, but ISIS lives on.

The al-Baghdadi raid

The ISIS leader is dead, but ISIS lives on.

from Left, Right & Center

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A last minute ceasefire in Syria; Mick Mulvaney confirms, then quickly denies a quid pro quo; and no one likes billionaires at the Democratic debate, not even the billionaire.

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This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution officially recognizing the Armenian Genocide. For the diaspora, the decision is both long-overdue and bittersweet.

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An in-depth look at a debate between James Baldwin and Buckley reveals ever-relevant truths about racism in modern America.

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On Tuesday night, the NBA season began with the Clippers beating the Lakers 112-102. Outside the Staples Center, activists were staging a peaceful protest for Hong Kong.

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The Trump administration wants to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which allows young people who were illegally brought to the U.S. to live and work here.

from Greater LA

Experts worldwide are trying to tackle climate change with radical proposals, but one thinker is advocating for a more moderate approach.

from Scheer Intelligence

Two of the most urgent crises facing Americans---mental health and homelessness---are inextricably linked. The failure to see this has only made things worse.

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Republican U.S. Senator Mitt Romney says President Trump’s withdrawal of soldiers protecting the Kurds violated “American honor.”

from To the Point