Yves Smith

financial consultant and blogger

Guest

Financial consultant and blogger at Naked Capitalism

Yves Smith on KCRW

Talk of "nationalizing" America's biggest banks, like  Citigroup  or  Bank of America , has frightened investors and caused bank stocks to decline.

'Nationalizing' America's Banks: Rumors and Realities

Talk of "nationalizing" America's biggest banks, like Citigroup or Bank of America , has frightened investors and caused bank stocks to decline.

from To the Point

The Big Three bailout  passed the House  but stalled in the Senate today, even after Barack Obama warned that collapse of the auto industry would have "a devastating ripple effect"…

Will Washington Rescue Detroit's Big Three?

The Big Three bailout passed the House but stalled in the Senate today, even after Barack Obama warned that collapse of the auto industry would have "a devastating ripple effect"…

from Which Way, L.A.?

After a  compromise  between Democrats and the Bush White House, Congress passed the  $14 billion Big Three bailout  bill last night.

Will the US Get a 'Car Czar?'

After a compromise between Democrats and the Bush White House, Congress passed the $14 billion Big Three bailout bill last night.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the government’s effort to stop publication of John Bolton’s book.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

Companies, celebrities, and influencers have released statements that express support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

from The Business

The new season of Lost Notes will be here in September. Meantime, this summer, we’re sharing a couple of bonus episodes.

from Lost Notes

As BLM protests sweep the globe, the movement’s co-founder Melina Abdullah talks about its roots and her hopes for the coming years.

from Scheer Intelligence

There’s a move to get thousands of Angelenos off the streets and into shelters. A judge ordered it. The City and County of LA agreed to it.

from Greater LA

Media outlets in Los Angeles are re-examining their hiring practices, diversity and inclusion efforts, and pay disparities.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Bernie Sanders may never make it to the White House, but, just when we need them most, socialists like “Bigger than Bernie” co-author Meagan Day have picked up his torch.

from Scheer Intelligence

Read this post from Josh Barro about new changes on Left, Right & Center.

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about Attorney General Bill Barr firing the top federal prosecutor in New York and a surprise order on the Michael Flynn case.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers