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  • Jeff Madrick on Southern Californians and the financial crisis

     
    The growing bookshelf of volumes on the financial crisis have tended to focus on the last decade and the various elements that gave rise to the subprime mortgage meltdown. Jeff Madrick, a former economics columnist for the New York Times,......
  • Guest blogger John Phillips on the lessons of a political visit to Washington and Ann Coulter

     
    KABC AM talk-show host writes from behind-the-scenes at the recent CPAC convention....
  • Discoveries: 'What Is This Thing Called Love?' by Gene Wilder

    Discoveries: 'What Is This Thing Called Love?' by Gene Wilder
    What Is This Thing Called Love? Stories Gene Wilder St. Martin's: 160 pp., $19.99 "It was cold and raining at four in the morning when Buddy walked out of Caesars Palace, stark naked except for the L.A. Times wrapped around his waist." These sweet,...
  • Is the FDA A-OK or MIA?

    Today's question: Does the Food and Drug Administration have too much regulatory power or not enough? Paul Roberts and Jacob Grier debate the new food economy. Yesterday, they discussed food panics. Later this week, they'll cover food shortages and...
  • All the president-elect's men

    All the president-elect's men
    Today's question: Who would you like to see in Barack Obama's Cabinet, and which potential picks do you think would be a mistake? Previously, Weigel and Lilly debated Rahm Emanuel's selection as chief of staff. Pass up on Robert Kennedy Jr., go for...
  • What to do with Fannie and Freddie?

    What to do with Fannie and Freddie?
    What's the right role and structure for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac? How about the Federal Housing Administration? Previously, Abromowitz and Mitchell discussed John McCain’s proposal for the government to buy bad mortgages, the biggest players in...
  • File sharing or stealing?

    A few days ago I came across an Op-Ed submission that called for file sharing to be decriminalized. The editors here decided not to run it, but it intrigued me for a couple of reasons. First, the author, Karl Sigfrid, is a member of the Swedish Parliament...
  • Rose D. Friedman dies; economist Milton Friedman's wife and collaborator

    Rose D. Friedman dies; economist Milton Friedman's wife and collaborator
    Rose D. Friedman, an economist who collaborated with her husband, Nobel laureate Milton Friedman, and helped bring their ideas about the virtues of free markets to the masses, died of a heart ailment Aug. 18 at her home in Davis, Calif. She was thought...
  • Paul Samuelson dies at 94; 1st American to win Nobel in economics

    Paul Samuelson dies at 94; 1st American to win Nobel in economics
    Paul Samuelson, the first American to win a Nobel Prize in economics, the author of a landmark college textbook on the subject and a presidential advisor who helped shape tax policy in the Kennedy administration, has died. He was 94. --------------------...
  • PASSINGS: Beryl W. Sprinkel, Richard Hamtok Pae

    Beryl W. Sprinkel Economic advisor to Reagan Beryl W. Sprinkel, 85, who served as chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers during the Reagan administration and who helped guide the administration's response to the October 1987 stock market crash,...
  • Campbell leaps into GOP Senate race, drops gubernatorial bid

     
    Former U.S. Rep. Tom Campbell announced this morning that he is entering the race to unseat U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, confirming rumors that have flared this week that he was leaving the California gubernatorial contest. Calling the nation's fiscal path......