Michael Hiltzik

Columnist

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Michael Hiltzik writes the daily blog "The Economy Hub." His business column appears every Sunday and Wednesday. As a member of the Los Angeles Times staff, he has been a financial and technology writer and a foreign correspondent. He is the author of five books, including “Dealers of Lightning: Xerox PARC and the Dawn of the Computer Age” and “The New Deal: A Modern History.” Hiltzik and colleague Chuck Philips shared the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for articles exposing corruption in the entertainment industry.

Recent Articles

  • Trump's Carrier jobs triumph looks more like a sham every day

    Trump's Carrier jobs triumph looks more like a sham every day

    I was taking some time off last week, when Donald Trump announced his big rescue of jobs at a Carrier furnace factory in Indianapolis, so I’ve needed a few days to catch up. One thing was clear even on Dec. 1, when Trump made his announcement on the scene, and has become even clearer with every...

  • On Obamacare repeal, GOP ideology is colliding with reality

    On Obamacare repeal, GOP ideology is colliding with reality

    If there weren’t so much at stake, one would be amused at the spectacle of Republican politicians writhing as they try to make good on their ideological promise to “repeal and replace” Obamacare without ruining the lives of millions of their own constituents. In the few short weeks since the GOP...

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