William Poole

former President, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Guest

Senior Fellow at the CATO institute and former president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis

William Poole on KCRW

The Bush White House today warns of economic "calamity" if Congress won't bail out Wall Street, but despite the $700 billion price tag, the leading budget expert in Congress says…

Congress Pushes Back on the Bailout

The Bush White House today warns of economic "calamity" if Congress won't bail out Wall Street, but despite the $700 billion price tag, the leading budget expert in Congress says…

from To the Point

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The former Congress member talks to Robert Scheer about his life and the dramatic events surrounding his political rise, as told in his new book “The Division of Light and Power.”

from Scheer Intelligence

Echo Park Lake reopened to the public this week after two months of being closed for repairs, with some obvious changes.

from KCRW Features

As a member of the Muscogee Creek Nation, U.S.

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It’s been two weeks since a gunman in San Jose reported to work, opened fire, and killed nine people before killing himself.

LA Councilman Mike Bonin, representing the Pacific Palisades, Brentwood, and Venice, is proposing that parts of some city-owned land, including parks and beach parking lots, be turned…

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Joe Mathews says that focusing on the state budget, when it appears in good shape, obscures California’s systemic failures.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

California officials laid out new rules — or lack of them — for what reopening on June 15 means. Life will look a lot different than what we’ve been experiencing for well over a year

from KCRW Features

Santa Monica has a reputation as a paradise for lefties. But the city isn’t exactly welcoming to Latinos.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A lifeguard tower honoring LGBTQ-plus pride was unveiled in Long Beach this afternoon.

from KCRW Features