Tag Archive: wall street

OCCUPY/99% MOVEMENT CONVERSATION

    Aired 12/04/11 ELISE WHITAKER, Action Committee, OccupyLA DAVID DeGRAW, OWSnews.org, AmpedStatus.com TODD GITLIN, The Sixties; Letters to a Young Activist SARAH VAN GELDER, YES magazine, editor, THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING I have invited four guests to have a conversation about the movement referred to as the Occcupy movement, the Occupy Wall Street movement, or…

Q&A: JAMES O’SHEA, former editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times, author – THE DEAL FROM HELL

  11/20/11 This week’s show is about a Los Angeles institution and source of local pride, nurtured to greatness as a family-owned business, purchased by someone from out-of-town who knew little about the business, put up little of his own money, and ran the property into the ground so that it is now a shell…

Q&A: Occupy Wall Street/Occupy LA

    Aired 10/09/11 Politics and the media have for the most part shown themselves impotent, indifferent, or in cahoots when it comes to confronting and rolling back the takeover of the United States by the super-rich and the super-corporations. Since the days of Clinton, we’ve been reminding ourselves of the words of FDR to…

SPECIAL: Terrence fill in hosts on KCRW

Aired 08/05/11

Left, Right & Center

The global markets have been heading steadily south for the last two weeks, but on Thursday, they took a sharp dive. The Dow lost more than four percent of its value, its worst day in three years. As our program we…

Economic Armageddon: Gretchen Morgensen on How Wall Street Broke the Economy

NYT business reporter Gretchen Morgensen discusses her new book and the corruption of the mortgage lending industry. July 26, 2011  | Gretchen Morgensen was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 2002 for her “trenchant and incisive” coverage of Wall Street and has been on that beat ever since. Her new book, Reckless Endangerment: How Outsized Ambition,…

Q&A: GRETCHEN MORGENSON – 2002 Pulitzer Prize winner

Aired 06/26/11

GRETCHEN MORGENSON was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 2002 for her “trenchant and incisive” coverage of Wall Street. She has been on that beat ever since and now has a book on the recent meltdown. Though we’ve had in depth conversations …

Q&A: MICHAEL LEWIS, MONEYBALL

    Aired 10/16/11 Both Ira Glass and Malcolm Gladwell say today’s guest is their favorite storyteller. In his books and magazine articles, Lewis writes about sports, business, Wall Street, Silicon Valley, political campaigns, fatherhood. Stuff that matters to a lot of people. He’s smart and he has a sense of humor. Lewis was a…

Q&A: JIM WALLIS Founder/President, Sojourners and Author – REDISCOVERING VALUES on Wall Street, Main Street, and Your Street: A Moral Compass for the New Economy

Aired 01/10/10

JIM WALLIS Founder/President, Sojourners; editor, Sojourners magazine; Author, GOD’S POLITICS; THE GREAT AWAKENING; and his newest, REDISCOVERING VALUES on Wall Street, Main Street, and Your Street: A Moral Compass for the New Economy.

Q&A: PHILLIPE DIAZ – Writer and Documentary Director

Aired 11/22/09

PHILLIPE DIAZ is writer director of a new documentary THE END OF POVERTY that exposes the roots of the south’s poverty first in colonialism and then in the policies of the World Bank, IMF and the WTO.

The film features: Nobel prize …

Q&A: MICHAEL LEWIS, Author – Home Game

Aired 07/28/09

MICHAEL LEWIS is one of my favorite popular writers. He writes about sports, business, Wall Street, Silicon Valley, political campaigns, now fatherhood – in bestselling books and for the New York Times Magazine and Vanity Fair, among ot…