Politics

Documentary filmmaker Judith Ehrlich joins Robert Scheer on this week’s “Scheer Intelligence” to discuss “The Boys Who Said No,” a documentary about the Vietnam War draft resisters.

from Scheer Intelligence

Josh, Liz, Sean and Amy talk about President Joe Biden’s economic problems and redistricting ahead of the 2022 midterm elections.

from Left, Right & Center

LA City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas faces 20 federal charges of conspiracy, bribery, mail, and wire fraud — all connected to an alleged scheme with Marilyn Louise Flynn, the former…

Mark Ridley-Thomas indictment will shock nonprofit world and homelessness advocates, says City Council reporter

LA City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas faces 20 federal charges of conspiracy, bribery, mail, and wire fraud — all connected to an alleged scheme with Marilyn Louise Flynn, the former…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“Witch Hunt” is a new exhibition curated by Connie Butler from the Hammer Museum and Anne Ellegood from the Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (ICALA).

‘Witch Hunt’ is a creative cauldron of feminist artists — on display at 2 LA museums

“Witch Hunt” is a new exhibition curated by Connie Butler from the Hammer Museum and Anne Ellegood from the Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (ICALA).

from Greater LA

President Biden’s average approval rating has dropped from a high of 55% in late March and April to about 44% now, and those ratings are dropping quickest among Black and Latino…

Biden’s approval rating sinks to Trump territory — due to Afghanistan withdrawal, refugee crisis, and more

President Biden’s average approval rating has dropped from a high of 55% in late March and April to about 44% now, and those ratings are dropping quickest among Black and Latino…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Law professor Carissa Byrne Hessick joins Josh Barro and Ken White on the show to discuss plea bargains and the justice system.

Is a plea bargain a good deal?

Law professor Carissa Byrne Hessick joins Josh Barro and Ken White on the show to discuss plea bargains and the justice system.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

KCRW profiles a resident of Homekey, a statewide program to turn hotels and motels into homeless housing. But how do you build stability in a place designed for temporary stays?

California’s Homekey effort offers stability to Angelenos living on the streets. But most of the housing isn’t permanent yet

KCRW profiles a resident of Homekey, a statewide program to turn hotels and motels into homeless housing. But how do you build stability in a place designed for temporary stays?

from Greater LA

As Orange County confronts a recent oil spill, political fallout ensues over what needs to change.

Oil spill along Huntington Beach oozes into Orange County politics

As Orange County confronts a recent oil spill, political fallout ensues over what needs to change.

from Greater LA

Abortion rights advocates nationwide cheered when a federal judge blocked Texas’ strict abortion law last week. But that celebration was short-lived.

Texas’ abortion law is on again, off again. What’s the current court ruling?

Abortion rights advocates nationwide cheered when a federal judge blocked Texas’ strict abortion law last week. But that celebration was short-lived.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

There’s still no timeline for Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Senate confirmation hearing to be U.S. ambassador to India.

Is Mayor Eric Garcetti a lame duck in LA as he awaits Senate confirmation to be India ambassador?

There’s still no timeline for Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Senate confirmation hearing to be U.S. ambassador to India.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“When it comes to women of color, we know that they have a higher rate of sexual assault and rape, they have higher rates of murder by partners.

‘Race layers on top of the misogyny and leaves women of color completely vulnerable’: Anita Hill on gender violence

“When it comes to women of color, we know that they have a higher rate of sexual assault and rape, they have higher rates of murder by partners.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

When the U.S. Supreme Court refused to stop a draconian new Texas abortion law, especially since Roe v.

Abortion and climate change: What will upcoming decisions mean in the long haul?

When the U.S. Supreme Court refused to stop a draconian new Texas abortion law, especially since Roe v.

from To the Point

Josh, Liz and Tim talk about Congress’ very stupid debt limit fight and Biden’s low approval rating.

Why do Democrats and Republicans still fight over the debt limit?

Josh, Liz and Tim talk about Congress’ very stupid debt limit fight and Biden’s low approval rating.

from Left, Right & Center

Joseph Weisberg, a former CIA officer and the creator of the TV show “The Americans,” joins Robert Scheer to examine common misconceptions about the Cold War.

Is America’s view of ‘evil’ Russia merely projection?

Joseph Weisberg, a former CIA officer and the creator of the TV show “The Americans,” joins Robert Scheer to examine common misconceptions about the Cold War.

from Scheer Intelligence

If you’re fortunate enough to own a home in California, you may feel like your backyard is your kingdom.

Op-ed: Governor Newsom just liberated your backyard

If you’re fortunate enough to own a home in California, you may feel like your backyard is your kingdom.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Ken White and Josh Barro discuss Trump’s suit against Twitter, what makes a state actor, if sending cease and desist letters is doing the RICO, and more.

What is a state actor?

Ken White and Josh Barro discuss Trump’s suit against Twitter, what makes a state actor, if sending cease and desist letters is doing the RICO, and more.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

The LA City Council passed a sweeping vaccine mandate on Wednesday, requiring businesses and city employees to check your vaccine status when entering many indoor public locations,…

LA’s vaccine mandate: How the rules affect you, and who’s exempt

The LA City Council passed a sweeping vaccine mandate on Wednesday, requiring businesses and city employees to check your vaccine status when entering many indoor public locations,…

from Greater LA

Former Facebook product manager and whistleblower Frances Haugen testified before a U.S.

Regulating Facebook and holding Mark Zuckerberg accountable: What would that look like?

Former Facebook product manager and whistleblower Frances Haugen testified before a U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Every 10 years in the City of LA, after the U.S. Census comes out, a redistricting commission draws new lines for the city’s council districts.

LA redistricting: City Council’s Nithya Raman and Paul Krekorian could lose their constituents

Every 10 years in the City of LA, after the U.S. Census comes out, a redistricting commission draws new lines for the city’s council districts.

from Greater LA

Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law a historic bill for California last week.

Bruce’s Beach will return to descendants of Willa and Charles Bruce — nearly a century later

Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law a historic bill for California last week.

from Greater LA