James  Steele

James Steele

James Steele is part of the investigative reporting duo of Barlett and Steele, winners of two Pulitzer Prizes, two National Magazine Awards and upwards of 50 other national journalism awards. Two of their eight books have been New York Times bestsellers: The Betrayal of the American Dream and the first edition of America: What Went Wrong? They began working together at The Philadelphia Inquirer, and their writing has appeared in Time, Vanity Fair, The New York Times and The Washington Post.

A graduate of the University of Missouri at Kansas City, Steele began his journalism career at the Kansas City Times, where he covered labor, politics and urban affairs before moving to The Philadelphia Inquirer in 1970. After 27 years as an investigative reporter at The Inquirer, he joined Time in 1997. In 2006, he became a contributing editor of Vanity Fair.

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James Steele joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the future of America and how to redirect the collusion between Wall Street and Washington.
James Steele joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how Wall Street evolved into financial capitalism that caused it to become less relevant to the real U.S. economy, and the problems it created and that continue.
James Steele joins Jim Blasingame to report on how the origins of the decline of the middle class in America began during the 1980s with the corporate downsizing and merging era.