Rob Scott

Economic Policy Institute

Guest

Director of Trade and Manufacturing Policy Research at the Economic Policy Institute, a liberal-leaning think tank based in Washington, DC

Rob Scott on KCRW

Ronald Reagan, both Presidents Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama have all supported massive trade agreements from NAFTA to CAFTA to the Trans Pacific Partnership.

"Free Trade" and Presidential Politics

Ronald Reagan, both Presidents Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama have all supported massive trade agreements from NAFTA to CAFTA to the Trans Pacific Partnership.

from To the Point

Ronald Reagan, both Presidents Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama have all supported massive trade agreements from NAFTA to CAFTA to the Trans Pacific Partnership.

"Free Trade" and Presidential Politics

Ronald Reagan, both Presidents Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama have all supported massive trade agreements from NAFTA to CAFTA to the Trans Pacific Partnership.

from To the Point

The  Trans-Pacific Partnership  would be the biggest trade deal in American history.

Free Trade: Obama's Legacy and Your Pocketbook

The Trans-Pacific Partnership would be the biggest trade deal in American history.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

San Francisco is at times known for its rough-and-tumble approach to local politics. But now a more bruising political fight is playing out in the City by the Bay.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Competing fears about nuclear risks, climate change and power supplies are framing the discussion over the future of Diablo Canyon, says Joe Mathews.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

The cannabis industry entered 2021 on a high note. Did that optimism hold through the year and what can we expect in 2022?

from KCRW Features

Joseph Carson has spent most of his career as a federal employee challenging everything from the country’s nuclear weapons program to its whistleblower adjudication infrastructure.

from Scheer Intelligence

California is losing its leadership position in the effort to mitigate climate change, and politics and other disasters may be to blame, according to a state lawmaker.

from To the Point

Panelists discuss how inflation is affecting consumers and lawmakers, and former congresswoman Jane Harman looks at voting rights and how to prevent Russia from invading Ukraine.

from Left, Right & Center

We may need additional booster shots down the line, but for now the fully vaccinated are well protected against Omicron, according to Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis.

from KCRW Features

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case about a Mississippi law that bans almost all abortions after 15 weeks and punishes doctors who violate that law.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A nuclear meltdown near the San Fernando and Simi Valleys was kept secret for 20 years.

from To the Point