FROM Michael Flamm
Trump, the ‘law and order’ candidate In the wake of the shootings of police officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge, Donald Trump has been calling himself “the law and order candidate.” We discuss the roots of that slogan from Barry Goldwater and Richard Nixon in the 1960s. Will that be a successful tactic for the Republican nominee? And what will it mean for the recent bipartisan push for criminal justice reform?
What's at stake for US-international relations after intel leak to Russia? News broke Monday that President Trump divulged classified information to Russian officials. Israel was reportedly the source of this information. We assess the fallout.
Who will lead California's Democratic Party? It’s been a hectic week in politics. There’s been talk of impeachment, Watergate, and Mike Pence’s political action committee. Also, the California Democratic Party is having its convention in Sacramento this weekend, where they’ll talk strategy and pick a new leader.
Gina Prince & Reggie "Rock" Bythewood: Shots Fired Directors Gina Prince and Reggie “Rock” Bythewood join Elvis Mitchell to discuss examining US police activity and corruption from all angles in Shots Fired.
Gangsta gardener, a donut dough-bate, 'The Last Magnificent' Artist and community activist Ron Finley discusses how he’s changing South LA, one garden at a time. Chef Jeremiah Tower talks about starring in “The Last Magnificent,” a new documentary about his role as one of the defining figures in the early days of California cuisine. Plus: Laura Avery stuffs her “Good Food” tote full of green garlic, while Evan and The Sporkful’s Dan Pashman get into a heated dough-bate about donuts.