Commander in Cheat

Does Reilly make the case for using golf as a metaphor for President Trump’s governance?

Listen to the latest episode as host Lisa Schweitzer is joined by Anthony W. Orlando, David Sloane, and Richard Green to discuss Rick Reilly’s Commander in Cheat.

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A $1,800 apartment became a $3,300 corporate rental. Is that bad for housing?

Los Angeles Times quoted Richard Green of the USC Price School on if extended-stay apartments are hurting the housing market overall. But Green argued the correct policy response isn’t to crack down on the practice, but to allow more housing to be built in the first place. That way, different living arrangements can flourish without…

Home Prices fall in Southern California for the first time in 7 years

Los Angeles Times quoted Richard Green of the USC Lusk Center about the possible correlation between housing prices falling in Southern California and the area’s declining population. “It appears we may have hit an inflection point in terms of population growth,” Green said. Full article here   

LA population shrinking, even as larger region still grows

CNBC quoted Richard Green of the USC Lusk Center on how housing is affecting Los Angeles’ population growth. “Los Angeles is just not growing,” said Richard Green, director of the University of Southern California’s Lusk Center for Real Estate. “A lot of [the reason] is housing, and not just the cost of housing but the…

En Los Ángeles, es un sueño tener una casa

La Opinion quoted Richard Green of the USC Lusk Center on how California is slowly excluding residents with less education “Hemos estado importando graduados universitarios que es bueno”, dijo Green. “Pero lo que hacen los graduados universitarios es ofrecer mayor oferta por una vivienda; mientras que la mayoría de las personas que no tienen un…

The Southern California housing market

CBS News Los Angeles affiliate KNX-AM interviewed Richard Green of the USC Lusk Center about the Southern California housing market. Richard Green anticipated a 5% to 10% percent decrease in housing price in the Southern California. Another problem is more people are moving out of California than moving in, which could result in a biased…


This month, Lisa is joined by Carla Della Gatta and Richard Green to discuss the timeless play by Sophocles: Antigone.

The play has clear connections to political struggles we face thousands of years later. The struggle between law and norm, the struggle to define what the state can control, and more. Listen as our three scholars discuss the necessity of reading Antigone today.

American Sonnets for my Past and Future Assassin

This month, Lisa, Richard, and Aubrey discuss the new book of sonnets from Terrance Hayes, American Sonnets for my Past and Future Assassin. Hayes’ sonnets are “acrid with tear gas, and they unravel with desire.” For the poetry doubters everywhere.

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