Kevin Hall

McClatchy Newspapers

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Chief economics correspondent for McClatchy Newspapers

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More than 100 news organizations are investigating a trove of leaked documents called the " Panama Papers ."

Massive Leak Exposes How the World's Wealthiest Hide Money

More than 100 news organizations are investigating a trove of leaked documents called the " Panama Papers ."

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Unemployment has dropped below 6% for the first time in six years, providing some substance to a claim President Obama made yesterday during a campaign-type speech in Illinois.

Unemployment Falls Below 6 Percent, First Time in 6 Years

Unemployment has dropped below 6% for the first time in six years, providing some substance to a claim President Obama made yesterday during a campaign-type speech in Illinois.

from To the Point

The
prospect of an American default on Thursday has rattled the global economy. Kevin
Hall is national economics correspondent for the  McClatchy Newspapers .

Three Days from Debt Ceiling Limit, Markets and Global Economies on Edge

The prospect of an American default on Thursday has rattled the global economy. Kevin Hall is national economics correspondent for the McClatchy Newspapers .

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When Gavin Newsom signed AB387 into law today, he ended 16 years of unsuccessful attempts by daycare providers statewide to unionize.

from KCRW Features

Buckle up.

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A cartoon on the cover of the Economist says it all: leaders of the world’s two foremost democracies are scrambling to hold on. President Trump is faced with the possibility of impeachment. In the interests of Brexit, Boris Johnson is accused of lying to the Queen and defying Parliament. In both countries, voters are losing trust not just in their elected leaders but in their governments. The UK and the US aren’t alone, as the ideals of western democracy are being challenged by demagogues in other parts of the world.

from To the Point

P eople like Becky Dennison are working to address to one  of America’s most urgent crises with a straightforward approach.

from Scheer Intelligence

Democrat Monique Limon announced she will run for Hannah Beth Jackson’s coveted state senate seat.

from Curious Coast

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.

from Scheer Intelligence

Lots of news this week.

from Left, Right & Center

Google says its translation service can't replace human translators, but U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services tell officers it's the most efficient tool to vet refugees.

from KCRW Features

KCRW speaks with members of LA's Jewish community, plus Israeli and Palestinian expats about Tuesday's Israeli election.

from Greater LA