Thea Lee

Policy Director and Chief Economist, AFL-CIO

Guest

Policy director and chief international economist for the AFL-CIO, and co-author of A Field Guide to the Global Economy

 

Thea Lee on KCRW

Under eight years of a Democratic administration, the US economy thrived. Eight years of the Republicans have led to the brink of another Depression.

Does Big Business Still Prefer Republicans?

Under eight years of a Democratic administration, the US economy thrived. Eight years of the Republicans have led to the brink of another Depression.

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Barack Obama  says Pennsylvania's rural voters are "bitter" over lost jobs.  Hillary Clinton  bellies up for a beer with a whiskey chaser in a working-class Indiana bar.

Free Trade and the Presidential Campaign

Barack Obama says Pennsylvania's rural voters are "bitter" over lost jobs. Hillary Clinton bellies up for a beer with a whiskey chaser in a working-class Indiana bar.

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