March 8, 2015

Author Jonathan Allen says the Hillary Clinton organization has a number of “blind spots.” Is her use of private email for government business one of them? Former Obama economic adviser Jared Bernstein urges the Fed to be patient about raising interest rates. And Bill Press talks with journalist and author April Ryan about the Justice Department’s report on Ferguson, Missouri.

  • March 8, 2015 March 8, 2015 Jonathan Allen on Hillary Clinton’s blind spots … Jared Bernstein on economic recovery … and Bill Press with guest April Ryan on the Ferguson report.
  • Jonathan Allen Jonathan Allen Hillary Clinton biographer Jonathan Allen says it remains to be seen how much the email controversy will haunt Clinton, but it is an example of why it made sense for her to delay announcing for president.
  • Jared Bernstein Jared Bernstein Why are Democrats and Wall Street so cozy? Economist Jared Bernstein says it’s because investors see politics as just another market to invest in.
  • April Ryan April Ryan Bill Press and author April Ryan discuss the Ferguson report.
  • Jim Hightower Jim Hightower The GOP gang of Supremes go after Obamacare.


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June 23, 2013

This year is the 100th birthday of the Federal Reserve Board. What does it do? What has it done? Is it still necessary? Former Fed official Stephen Axilrod explains it all.

Any large political coalition is always going to be hard to hold together, and that presents problems for Democratic congressional and presidential candidates in 2014 and 2016. Harvard political scientist Ryan Enos explores potential backlash to the Obama electoral coalition.

And Bill Press interviews Virginia Congressman Bobby Scott about the perils of privacy invasion.

  • June 23, 2013 June 23, 2013 The Fed is 100 years old. Does it still have a future? The Obama political coalition is going on six years old. Does it have a future?
  • Stephen Axilrod Stephen Axilrod Economist Stephen Axilrod is now an international monetary consultant, but before that he spent more than 30 years as a top official of the Federal Reserve Board. He says the Fed may have had some responsibility for the 2008 fiscal crisis … but also played a crucial role in preventing a full-scale meltdown.
  • Ryan Enos Ryan Enos It’s going to be hard for the Obama electoral coalition to stay together in 2014 and 2016, says Harvard political scientist Ryan Enos. He has done studies on voting behavior of whites, blacks and Latinos in some of America’s biggest cities. And he says Democrats will have to figure out how to prevent cracks in the coalition.
  • Bobby Scott Bobby Scott Bill Press interviews Virginia Congressman Bobby Scott about the perils of privacy invasion.
  • Jim Hightower Jim Hightower A new home for poverty in America.

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