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Should We Have a Security Fee on Oil? A Left-Right Solution to Security, Economy, and Environment

Bill Shireman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bill Shireman

Getting environmentalists and conservative economists to cross the finish line together takes real work, and political courage -- a source of power far rarer than oil.

Left, Right & Center: Financial Regulation, Goldman's Deal, And The Midterm Elections

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

The Financial Regulation bill that passed has many flaws, chief among them, says Arianna, that it doesn't prevent "too big to fail." Tony and Bob agree for different reasons that "the people" lose, in that the lobbyists will get to make the rules.

Left, Right & Center: Sotomayor, North Korea and GM

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

Is Sonia Sotomayor a judicial activist? A racist? Is empathy a good or bad thing in a judge? Should the court lead or follow society's direction?

Left, Right & Center: Obama VS. Cheney On Detainees And California In Chaos

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

Obama and Cheney dueling speeches but is being against torture a left-right issue? And as the economy continues to slide, California suffers a severe budget crisis.

KCRW's Left Right & Center: Souter, Specter and Swine Flu

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

Well, if there's news containing an "s" word, it's likely included in our latest show - a lively round up of lots of news.

KCRW's Left Right & Center 04.17.09

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
HuffPost Radio

Tax Tea Parties; EPA/CO2; CIA/Torture; Raul Castro Was it the voice of the people or the voice of right-wing radio?Arianna says there were too many...

KCRW's Left Right & Center 4.10.09

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
HuffPost Radio

A glimmer of hope, says President Obama - have we turned the corner on the economy? Arianna says there's nothing like enough transparency, and let's...

The Radical Middle Wins in Iowa -- Gay Marriage and the Power of Progressive Centrism

Bill Shireman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Shireman

The Iowa decision illustrates that progress is possible when principled people on the left and right set aside their cultural preferences, and examine their beliefs at a deeper level.

KCRW'S Left Right & Center 12.12.08

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

The Senate GOP rejection of the House deal is top of the news. All believe that W's "kick the can down the road," taking part of the banks' TARP and applying it to the auto bailout is inevitable.

KCRW'S Left Right and Center 12.5.08

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

530,000 jobs lost - in November alone - as the Auto company execs change their tin ears and corporate jets to tin cups and a hybrid car ride to DC... is it policy making or a morality play?

KCRW's Left Right and Center 11.21.2008

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
HuffPost Radio

As the economy tanks, the panelists agree with Paul Krugman's observation in today's New York Times that we don't have two months to wait. They talk Hillary Clinton and Janet Napolitano.

KCRW Presents Left, Right and Center Onstage for Post-Election On-Air Live Broadcast

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
HuffPost Radio

On Sunday, Nov. 9th from 6 to 7 pm (PST), Left, Right & Center... takes to the stage before a live audience for a special one-hour broadcast.

KCRW's Left, Right & Center: Socialism, Marxism, Capitalism: Who'll Save the Economy?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

Will there be a new New Deal, a massive rebuilding of jobs and infrastructure? Under Obama, will we see extensive government regulation that could stifle a recovery? We'll know on Tuesday.

Sarah Palin's Dead Cat Bounce

David Latt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Latt

Governor Sarah Palin gave the McCain campaign a shot in the arm but it proved to be a short term fix. With the polls continuing to trend toward Obama...

Clean-diesels hit the market; VW's 2009 Jetta TDI already hard to find

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steve Parker

This post was written originally for the Santa Monica Daily Press newspaper (www.smdp.com) so please excuse the few Southern California references ......

Left, Right and Center: 700 Billion Bailout, Obama/McCain Debate, Palin on Katie Couric

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

This week, Matt, Bob, and Arianna discuss what the bail out plan includes and what it's missing (homeowner bail outs, according to Bob), while Tony isn't so sure a bail out is a productive solution.