Politics

Josh Barro, Megan McArdle and Dorian Warren talk about the coronavirus response, the end of the Supreme Court term and the visit of the Mexican president.

from Left, Right & Center

Throughout the uprisings inspired by the killings of Eric Garner, Breonna Taylor, Freddie Gray and so many other Black victims, white leaders refused to learn from Black Lives Matter,…

from Scheer Intelligence

A new Instagram account called    Change the Museum    launched last month. Each post tells an anonymous story of discrimination at museums nationwide.

New Instagram account calls out discrimination and insensitivity at art museums

A new Instagram account called Change the Museum launched last month. Each post tells an anonymous story of discrimination at museums nationwide.

from Greater LA

One of the biggest jail complexes in the world is located in downtown LA. Men’s Central Jail has enough space for more than 5,000 inmates.

LA County supervisors want to replace Men’s Central Jail with ‘Restorative Care Villages’

One of the biggest jail complexes in the world is located in downtown LA. Men’s Central Jail has enough space for more than 5,000 inmates.

from Greater LA

KCRW talks about whether students might have a staggered schedule for in-person classes, whether states can override district decisions, and where money fits into it all.

LAUSD’s fall semester starts next month. No one knows what it will look like

KCRW talks about whether students might have a staggered schedule for in-person classes, whether states can override district decisions, and where money fits into it all.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Supreme Court wrapped up its term today by handing a big blow to President Trump.

Supreme Court hands a big blow to Trump, says he must hand over his tax returns

The Supreme Court wrapped up its term today by handing a big blow to President Trump.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Nationally, President Trump is trailing Joe Biden by an average of about 10 points, and he’s behind Biden in key battlegrounds like Florida, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.

Republican strategist on why Trump and moderate GOP senators need to go

Nationally, President Trump is trailing Joe Biden by an average of about 10 points, and he’s behind Biden in key battlegrounds like Florida, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Los Angeles City Council has come under ramped-up scrutiny following ongoing protests for racial justice.

City Councilman David Ryu and his challenger Nithya Raman on future of LAPD

The Los Angeles City Council has come under ramped-up scrutiny following ongoing protests for racial justice.

from KCRW Features

Last week, the food editor at the LA Times, Peter Meehan, resigned amid accusations of creating a toxic workplace culture.

The state of food journalism and Peter Meehan’s resignation from LA Times

Last week, the food editor at the LA Times, Peter Meehan, resigned amid accusations of creating a toxic workplace culture.

from Greater LA

Ken White and Josh Barro discuss the legal fight over Mary Trump’s book and the buzz it’s created, Roger Stone’s attempts to stay out of prison, and more.

When the horse is out of the barn

Ken White and Josh Barro discuss the legal fight over Mary Trump’s book and the buzz it’s created, Roger Stone’s attempts to stay out of prison, and more.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

Cannabis dispensaries are an essential business that have remained open through the pandemic.

How LA weed regulators are trying to help people of color get dispensary licenses

Cannabis dispensaries are an essential business that have remained open through the pandemic.

from Greater LA

The federal government    released new guidelines    that say international students must take a portion of their classes in-person in order to remain in the U.S.   
  This is a big…

ICE says foreign students must take in-person classes to remain in US

The federal government released new guidelines that say international students must take a portion of their classes in-person in order to remain in the U.S.  This is a big…

from Greater LA

The Pentagon and the Department of Health and Human Services are leading a $10 billion program to develop a COVID-19 vaccine. It’s dubbed “Operation Warp Speed.” The name indicates the hope that an effective vaccine can be developed quickly — by January and the start of a new presidential term.

‘Operation Warp Speed’: US government’s $10 million COVID vaccine project

The Pentagon and the Department of Health and Human Services are leading a $10 billion program to develop a COVID-19 vaccine. It’s dubbed “Operation Warp Speed.” The name indicates the hope that an effective vaccine can be developed quickly — by January and the start of a new presidential term.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

ICE announced that for international students enrolled at colleges that don’t offer in-person instruction this fall, they can maintain their student visas only by transferring to…

International students must leave US if they can’t take in-person classes this fall

ICE announced that for international students enrolled at colleges that don’t offer in-person instruction this fall, they can maintain their student visas only by transferring to…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Coronavirus has become the defining issue of the 2020 election.

How Biden and Trump campaigns are approaching COVID-19

Coronavirus has become the defining issue of the 2020 election.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Many small businesses have sought loans from the government’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). More than $500 billion in loans have been granted to qualifying businesses.

Federal PPP loan recipients include Yeezy, Jelly Belly, and other businesses

Many small businesses have sought loans from the government’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). More than $500 billion in loans have been granted to qualifying businesses.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Protests over police violence and officer-involved killings of Black people continued over the holiday weekend.

‘It did hit people differently than many of the murders we’ve seen.’ Melina Abdullah on death of George Floyd

Protests over police violence and officer-involved killings of Black people continued over the holiday weekend.

from Greater LA

In a unanimous decision today, the Supreme Court justices said states can punish Electoral College delegates for not voting for the person who wins the popular vote.

Supreme Court issues big decision on faithless electors and minor decision on robocalls

In a unanimous decision today, the Supreme Court justices said states can punish Electoral College delegates for not voting for the person who wins the popular vote.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro reflects on 2020 so far with Dorian Warren and Megan McArdle.

Will it change us?

Josh Barro reflects on 2020 so far with Dorian Warren and Megan McArdle.

from Left, Right & Center

John C.   Fremont was instrumental in California becoming a state. He was one of the first two senators. He was the first Republican candidate for president in 1856.

John Fremont played a key role in California becoming a state

John C. Fremont was instrumental in California becoming a state. He was one of the first two senators. He was the first Republican candidate for president in 1856.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand