Paul Kiel

ProPublica

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Paul Kiel is a reporter for ProPublica and a former Deputy Editor of the liberal blog, TalkingPointsMemo.com

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The Republican tax bill offers most American taxpayers a cut in the short-term.

New tax bill, old inequalities

The Republican tax bill offers most American taxpayers a cut in the short-term.

from One Year Later

Four years after the  Toxic Asset Relief Program , America's twelve biggest banks are bigger than ever — and still protected by the guarantee of taxpayer money.

Is the Bank Bailout Still Going On?

Four years after the Toxic Asset Relief Program , America's twelve biggest banks are bigger than ever — and still protected by the guarantee of taxpayer money.

from To the Point

In the aftermath of the housing market collapse and the sub-prime mortgage scandal, President Obama promised help for millions of homeowners trying to avoid foreclosures.  That hasn't…

Homeownership and the Fading American Dream

In the aftermath of the housing market collapse and the sub-prime mortgage scandal, President Obama promised help for millions of homeowners trying to avoid foreclosures.  That hasn't…

from Which Way, L.A.?

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President Trump told Americans in late January that the government was ready for coronavirus. In an interview with CNBC, on the day Seattle recorded the first U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Vice President Pence and Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris are debating in Salt Lake City.

More than 5 million Californians have already cast ballots in the general election. That’s roughly 24% of all registered voters. There are still 12 days to go.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

There are millions of eligible voters in America, including 8 million in California alone.

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Josh Barro and Ken White talk about why some things the president says are official acts and why other things aren’t, and why that makes matters really complicated for the public and…

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

James Steyer is taking on Mark Zuckerberg and other tech barons and he wants to empower the rest of us to do the same.

from Scheer Intelligence

President Trump denies climate change . But Joe Biden has laid out “the boldest plan of any candidate in history,” says UC Santa Barbara environmental scientist Leah Stokes.

from To the Point

We live in a two-party system, but sometimes it takes a nudge from the margins to get things done.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

In the 12 hours after President Trump announced he tested positive for COVID-19, a surge of anti-Asian sentiment and conspiracy theories proliferated on Twitter.

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