John Cassidy appears in the following:
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Jeremy Corbyn, the new face of the British Labour Party, is already turning heads since he was voted into office on September 12th. Hear why the British media is predicting chaos.
Friday, June 05, 2015
The passage of the USA Freedom Act is the first major effort by Congress to reign in the Patriot Act. But the law may never have been passed had it not been for Edward Snowden.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
The Amtrak derailment happened as Congress faces the May 31 deadline on transportation funding. The New Yorker's John Cassidy looks at whether those dots connect.
Thursday, September 04, 2014
NATO may have been hovering on the brink of collective military irrelevance a year ago, but Russia's invasion of Ukraine has given new life, and military opportunities, to the alliance.
Friday, July 25, 2014
It's been one of those weeks where the bad news just kept piling on: Gaza, Ukraine, plane crashes and an ebola outbreak, just to name a few. Sometimes, simply taking a vacation from t...
Friday, February 01, 2013
Hillary Clinton steps out of the political spotlight today as she departs from the U.S. State Department after four years as secretary of state. As we reflect on her legacy, John Cass...
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Some Republicans, including columnist Marc Thiessen, say their only negotiating tactic is to let the United States go over the fiscal cliff. But New Yorker staff writer John Cassidy s...
Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
When President Obama traveled to Aurora earlier this week, he agreed to not use the name of the shooter in any of his public speeches. John Cassidy, staff writer for The New Yorker, ...
Friday, May 04, 2012
The big political story this week was an argument between the Obama and Romney campaigns about whether or not Romney would have killed Osama Bin Laden, were he president. As the New Yorker's John Cassidy observed, the argument was actually beside the point -- it was a piece of calculated political distraction by the White House. He explains to Bob how it worked, and what news we missed as a result.
Monday, October 24, 2011
New Yorker staff writer John Cassidy talks about the economic philosophy of John Maynard Keynes and whether it can work to pull us out of the economic recession. Today, many regard Keynes as the economist whose sweeping theory remains the best solution to our current woes, but conservative economists insist that Keynes’s ideas have failed to work. Cassidy’s article “The Demand Doctor” appeared in the October 10, 2011, issue of The New Yorker.
Friday, February 25, 2011
New Yorker staff writer John Cassidy looks at whether Islam is responsible for the lagging economies of many Arab countries. His article “Prophet Motive” appears in the February 28 issue of The New Yorker.
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
John Cassidy, staff writer at The New Yorker, discusses his recent article "What Good is Wall Street", which argues that the work investment bankers do today is socially worthless.
Monday, March 15, 2010
Senior Editor of The Atlantic,
and John Cassidy,New Yorker
staff writer, talk about Timothy Geithner’s role as chief architect of Obama’s plan to fix the economy, and why his plan has made him unpopular. Joshua Green’s article “Inside Man”
appears in the April issue of ...
Friday, November 13, 2009
explains that behind the headlines about job losses, bank bailouts, and corporate greed lies a little-known story of bad ideas. How Markets Fail: The Logic of Economic Calamities,
looks at what happens when markets don’t work—when they lead to stock market bubbles, extreme inequality, real estate crashes, ...
Wednesday, November 11, 2009
The financial reform bill introduced Tuesday by Sen. Christopher Dodd (D-Conn.), chair of the Senate Banking Committee, would dramatically change the way U.S. banks are monitored. But...
Thursday, September 17, 2009
All this week we’re telling the stories behind the unraveling of our financial system in two minutes or less. Today, we look at the credit freeze. This segment contains excerpts from an interviews we conducted with Margaret Atwood
and The New Yorker’s John Cassidy
. You can hear the full interviews ...
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
investigates the inside stories of Bear Stearns, Lehman Brothers, AIG and the $700 billion dollar bailout in "Inside the Meltdown". Frontline producer Michael Kirk
and New Yorker
staff writer John Cassidy
join us. The documentary airs tonight at 9 pm on PBS.
Tuesday, December 09, 2008