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In July, the Supreme Court upheld Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance’s subpoena of Trump’s tax returns.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A recent episode of “Life Examined” looks at how Black Lives Matter began as a secular movement, but spirituality informed its fight for justice.  Melina Abdullah, co-founder…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro, Megan McArdle and Dorian Warren talk about the state of negotiations for the next coronavirus relief package and how pro sports are successfully and not so successfully…

What do we do now?

Josh Barro, Megan McArdle and Dorian Warren talk about the state of negotiations for the next coronavirus relief package and how pro sports are successfully and not so successfully…

from Left, Right & Center

Residents are experiencing delays in getting their mail lately. The backlog followed changes that U.S. Postmaster General Louis Dejoy made in Washington.

How postal service delays could affect the 2020 election

Residents are experiencing delays in getting their mail lately. The backlog followed changes that U.S. Postmaster General Louis Dejoy made in Washington.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It’s been 75 years since two atom bombs destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the world learned that nuclear weapons could annihilate civilization.

Nuclear war is as likely as ever, says former defense secretary William Perry

It’s been 75 years since two atom bombs destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the world learned that nuclear weapons could annihilate civilization.

from To the Point

John Lewis’ funeral was today in Atlanta. The late Congressman and civil rights activist died of pancreatic cancer on July 17. He was 80 years old. Former Presidents George W.

After John Lewis’ funeral, will Congress revitalize the Voting Rights Act?

John Lewis’ funeral was today in Atlanta. The late Congressman and civil rights activist died of pancreatic cancer on July 17. He was 80 years old. Former Presidents George W.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro and Ken White discuss Attorney General Bill Barr’s testimony in Congress, Michael Cohen’s release from prison, and whether the feds can restrict the First Amendment rights…

Meat and potatoes

Josh Barro and Ken White discuss Attorney General Bill Barr’s testimony in Congress, Michael Cohen’s release from prison, and whether the feds can restrict the First Amendment rights…

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

The CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google testified together before Congress today.

Tech giant CEOs testify before Congress over monopolizing the market

The CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google testified together before Congress today.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

New demonstrations have erupted nationwide in response to the continued clashes between federal agents and activists in Portland.

Clashes between federal officers and protestors continue in Portland, now spread nationwide

New demonstrations have erupted nationwide in response to the continued clashes between federal agents and activists in Portland.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum sued the Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, the U.S.

Federal judge rejects Oregon's legal effort to put restrictions on federal agents there

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum sued the Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, the U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

KCRW’s Jonathan Bastian talks with Melina Abdullah, co-founder of Black Lives Matter Los Angeles and Professor of Pan-African Studies at California State University, Los Angeles and…

The role of spirituality and prayer in the Black Lives Matter movement

KCRW’s Jonathan Bastian talks with Melina Abdullah, co-founder of Black Lives Matter Los Angeles and Professor of Pan-African Studies at California State University, Los Angeles and…

from Life Examined

Howard University professor Yolanda Pierce talks with KCRW’s Jonathan Bastian about the origins of the Black church from slavery to the Civil Rights movement and it’s legacy to Black…

The history, legacy and future of the Black Church

Howard University professor Yolanda Pierce talks with KCRW’s Jonathan Bastian about the origins of the Black church from slavery to the Civil Rights movement and it’s legacy to Black…

from Life Examined

Josh Barro discusses the fight in Congress over the next phase of coronavirus aid and the dispatch of federal agents with Christine Emba, Megan McArdle and Geoff Ingersoll.

Brinkmanship in a pandemic

Josh Barro discusses the fight in Congress over the next phase of coronavirus aid and the dispatch of federal agents with Christine Emba, Megan McArdle and Geoff Ingersoll.

from Left, Right & Center

Oliver Stone and Maj. Danny Sjursen frame their nation’s past and present in the context of the imperialist U.S. wars that stole their youth.

The Unbearable Violence of Being American

Oliver Stone and Maj. Danny Sjursen frame their nation’s past and present in the context of the imperialist U.S. wars that stole their youth.

from Scheer Intelligence

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about Michael Cohen’s lawsuit about why he was sent back to prison, plus Roger Stone, Ghislaine Maxwell, Michael Flynn and Michael Avenatti.

Why was Michael Cohen sent back to prison?

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about Michael Cohen’s lawsuit about why he was sent back to prison, plus Roger Stone, Ghislaine Maxwell, Michael Flynn and Michael Avenatti.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

“Any state that does not have an accurate count of its population, for the next 10 years, will not be receiving its fair share of political representation, of resources that are…

Why getting an accurate US Census count is crucial, especially during the pandemic

“Any state that does not have an accurate count of its population, for the next 10 years, will not be receiving its fair share of political representation, of resources that are…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

One U.S. Census worker says there are usually 30 people inside his office, and there are attempts at social distancing, but it’s tough.

‘It’s a tough choice’: US Census worker is concerned about safety but won’t quit

One U.S. Census worker says there are usually 30 people inside his office, and there are attempts at social distancing, but it’s tough.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Joe Biden today is unveiling a 10-year, $775 billion plan to provide daycare, elder care, and care for the disabled.

Extra unemployment money will run out soon for millions of Americans. Will Congress extend it?

Joe Biden today is unveiling a 10-year, $775 billion plan to provide daycare, elder care, and care for the disabled.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

KCRW looks at the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial, the importance of both safety and effectiveness, and the complications of rolling out a vaccine on a global scale.

COVID-19 vaccine: How long immunity will last and other unknowns

KCRW looks at the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial, the importance of both safety and effectiveness, and the complications of rolling out a vaccine on a global scale.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This is a rebroadcast:   Georgia Congressman John Lewis is a civil rights icon.

‘John Lewis: Good Trouble’ profiles the nonviolent activist-turned-congressman

This is a rebroadcast: Georgia Congressman John Lewis is a civil rights icon.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand