William Easterly

New York University

Guest

Professor of Economics at New York University, and author of The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good and The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor?; former Non-Resident Fellow at the Center for Global Development, which has received funding from the Gates Foundation, and has spent 16 years as a research economist at the World Bank

William Easterly on KCRW

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has broad support in Uganda for a new law imposing sentences up to life in prison for homosexual acts.

Should Western Values Be a Condition of Foreign Aid?

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has broad support in Uganda for a new law imposing sentences up to life in prison for homosexual acts.

from To the Point

Bill and Melinda Gates , the  Rockefeller Foundation ,  George Soros  and  Google  are all spending big money on hunger, poverty and global warming.

Can Billionaire Philanthropists Change the World?

Bill and Melinda Gates , the Rockefeller Foundation , George Soros and Google are all spending big money on hunger, poverty and global warming.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Bill and Melinda Gates , the  Rockefeller Foundation ,  George Soros  and  Google  are all spending big money on hunger, poverty and global warming.

Can Billionaire Philanthropists Change the World?

Bill and Melinda Gates , the Rockefeller Foundation , George Soros and Google are all spending big money on hunger, poverty and global warming.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

For 16 years the former Democrat congressman from Cleveland advocated for peaceful alternatives to the madness of war, but now members of his party in Congress are permitted only the…

from Scheer Intelligence

Have questions about a statewide proposition? Or want to know more about a candidate’s platform? We want to hear from you.

from Greater LA

State Senator Scot Wiener has received thousands of death threats over the last few years. He says there’s little security for the majority of Congress members.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Historian Joel Beinin uses his personal experiences to paint a picture of Israel, past and present, as a country and an idea.

from Scheer Intelligence

Disney’s board of directors has ousted Bob Chapek. Former CEO and Executive Chairman Bob Iger will replace him.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Rep. Karen Bass is running against Rick Caruso in the race for LA mayor. She talks about how she’d alleviate crime and homelessness, and why Black and Brown relations are not broken.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Donald Trump is running for president for the third time. His Tuesday announcement is widely seen as an attempt to shield himself from criminal and civil investigations.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The perfume industry is moving away from its commercial French roots to something a little more LA: more diverse, accessible, and artistic.

from Greater LA

Esteemed physician Dr. Stephen Bezruchka explains why spending the most in the midst of inequality and flawed politics produces an unhealthy prognosis.

from Scheer Intelligence