#470 : The Power to Protect.

The Power to Protect. Fighting back against consumer fraud.  Standing up to end child poverty. Plus Bill Press on the costs of playing politics with a public health crisis.

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Richard Cordray, former director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, talks about his new book Watchdog: How Protecting Consumers Can Save Our Families, Our Economy, and Our Democracy.  Jeff Madrick, author of Invisible Americans:The Tragic Cost of Child Poverty, on what government gets wrong about child poverty and how to get it right. Plus, Bill Press talks with Dana Milbank about what the White House should be doing about the coronavirus outbreak.


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Richard Cordray 

Throughout his career, Richard Cordray has been at the forefront in the fight to protect consumers against fraud and abuse. His new book tells a compelling story about how government can play a powerful role in that fight.

Jeff Madrick

In his new book, author and veteran journalist Jeff Madrick sheds a necessary light on the unseen reality and irreparable damage of child poverty in America. He says it’s an issue too few Ameicans understand or even acknowledge.

Dana Milbank

What happens when a President is ill-prepared to lead through a crisis that can have deadly consequences? Bill Press talks with Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank..  If you’d like to hear the entire interview, visit BillPressPods.com.

Jim Hightower

What happened to Trump’s peace deal?