Professor of Politics and Public Policy at New York University, and visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, focusing on poverty and welfare reform, he writes on poverty and welfare reform in Government Matters: Welfare Reform in Wisconsin
America's middle class is shrinking. The latest census classifies almost half of all Americans as either poor or "low income."
Dec. 27, 2011from Which Way, L.A.?
Dec. 27, 2011from To the Point
The great majority of Israel’s problems would be solved if the nation were able to establish lasting peace with its neighbors, says journalist and filmmaker Mariam Shahin.
Apr. 19from Scheer Intelligence
More than a million species of plants, animals, fish and insects are going extinct because of human activity. A massive report from the UN blames it partly on climate change.
May. 10from To the Point
Democrats are divided: impeachment now or further investigations? Top aides don’t do what the president tells them.
Apr. 25from To the Point
More than 300 people died in a series of bombings at churches and high-end hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.
Apr. 23from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
It’s a special live episode from USC Gould School of Law!
Apr. 15from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Joe Biden is in.
Apr. 26from Left, Right & Center
Senate Bill 50 would force LA to allow more housing near public transit. It cleared a committee hearing in Sacramento on Tuesday.
Apr. 25from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The U.S. government’s attack on the WikiLeaks founder covers up a menacing assault on the First Amendment, argues journalist Bruce Shapiro.
Apr. 26from Scheer Intelligence
Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is running for the Democratic nomination for president.
May. 10from Press Play with Madeleine Brand