Professor of Political Science, University of Massachusetts
Professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, and contributing editor at The Nation magazine; author of Golden Rule: The Investment Theory of Party Competition and the Logic of Money-Driven Political Systems
Argentina, Indonesia, Russia and other so-called “emerging economies” have followed a pattern that’s all too clear to officials of the International Monetary Fund.
Mar. 31, 2009from Which Way, L.A.?
An article in the Atlantic magazine is drawing a lot of attention from Wall Street to Washington.
Mar. 31, 2009from To the Point
Talk of "nationalizing" America's biggest banks, like Citigroup or Bank of America , has frightened investors and caused bank stocks to decline.
Feb. 24, 2009from To the Point
Many camps decided not to reopen this summer. Some are going all virtual, while others are going bankrupt.
Jun. 29from Greater LA
Two important moments in LGBTQ history happened in Huntington Park in December 1968. The first: Reverend Troy D.
Jun. 26from KCRW Features
Josh Barro, Michael Steele and Christine Emba discuss the policy and news that made headlines this week
Jun. 12from Left, Right & Center
John C. Fremont was instrumental in California becoming a state. He was one of the first two senators. He was the first Republican candidate for president in 1856.
Jul. 3from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Josh Barro discusses Joe Biden’s surge in the polls, Trump’s stumbling, and where US China policy should go next with Christine Emba, Megan McArdle and Ali Wyne.
Jun. 26from Left, Right & Center
Protests against police brutality have been a daily occurrence following the death of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis Police Department.
Jun. 12from KCRW Features
Dominique Fung’s paintings unpack her understanding of her own cultural identity. Paul Sepuya’s photographs bring emotions to disembodied digital communication.
Jun. 23from Arts & Culture Stories
For the first time since nationwide protests erupted over police brutality, local elected officials in Los Angeles are set to vote later today on changes to the LAPD’s budget for the…
Jun. 15from News Stories
After killings and other violence recorded on camera, Black Lives Matter supporters are demanding police reform.
Jun. 25from To the Point