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Photo: U.S. President Donald Trump pauses as he announces his decision that the United States will withdraw from the landmark Paris Climate Agreement, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., June 1, 2017. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)

What message has the U.S. sent by pulling out of Paris Climate Accord? 18 MIN, 29 SEC

President Trump pulled the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Accord on Thursday. He suggested that the agreement damages America’s sovereignty and economy, and said his administration would seek to renegotiate the Paris agreement -- or start work on a new treaty.

Guests:
Leigh Paterson, Inside Energy (@Sclaterpee)
Cara Horowitz, UCLA's Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment
Bob Inglis, Former Republican Congressman from South Carolina, Energy and Enterprise Initiative (@bobinglis)

Trump, fear and anxiety at a Highland Park school 9 MIN, 5 SEC

A Los Angeles school made national news recently when immigration agents arrested the father of a student as he drove his daughter to school. The Trump administration’s stance on immigration has many LA school kids scared. They are working through their fears in the classroom.


Eighth graders at Academia Avance make a mural about President Donald Trump,
in the style of artist Diego Rivera. (Photo by Jenny Hamel)

Guests:
Jenny Hamel, News producer (@HamelKCRW)

Author Joshua Ferris on why men are the worst 14 MIN, 37 SEC

Joshua Ferris’ first novel, a satire of the American corporate workplace, became a breakout hit 10 years ago. He’s written two other novels and many short stories since then. His new short story collection explores problems men have in relationships with women and with each other.

Guests:
Joshua Ferris, Author, “The Dinner Party and Other Short Stories”

The Dinner Party

Joshua Ferris

Can Waze Carpool fix LA traffic? 8 MIN, 17 SEC

Navigation app Waze is expanding its carpool feature across California next week. The feature connects drivers with riders heading to the same place so they can ride together and save on gas. However, it’s not intended to be the next Lyft Line or Uber Pool. There’s also a legal fight between Uber and Waymo, in which Waymo says Uber stole its self-driving car secrets.

Guests:
Xeni Jardin, BoingBoing.net (@xeni)

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