ON AIR
00:00:00 | 3:02:50

DONATE!

close

FROM THIS EPISODE

Why big real estate companies are spending millions to defeat Prop 10 7 MIN, 51 SEC

Prop 10 would allow cities in California to enact stricter rent control laws. The campaign to defeat Prop 10 has raised nearly $75 million. About half of that has come from some of California's biggest real estate companies.

Guests:
Liam Dillon, covers California state politics and policy for the Los Angeles Times (@dillonliam)

More:
How California has become a national battleground for rent control as money flows in from landlords

Lt. Gov candidate Ed Hernandez on making health care and higher ed more affordable 12 MIN, 26 SEC

Ed Hernandez is running against fellow Democrat Eleni Kounalakis to be California’s next lieutenant governor. He’s an optometrist and state senator representing parts of the San Gabriel Valley. He terms out of that position this year. He advocates for universal health care, and prioritizes access to care -- especially for the most vulnerable people -- and controlling health care costs.


Ed Hernandez, candidate for Lt. Governor. Photo courtesy of the Hernandez campaign. 

Guests:
Ed Hernandez, Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor

More:
Lt. Gov candidate Ed Hernandez on making healthcare and higher ed more affordable

Photojournalist Lynsey Addario on why her job is more dangerous now 21 MIN, 6 SEC


Photographer Lynsey Addario. Photo credit: Sam Taylor Johnson. 

Pulitzer Prize winner Lynsey Addario has risked her life to document the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq; and civil wars and humanitarian crises in Libya, South Sudan, and Syria. Some of her most striking images are now in a new book called “Of Love and War.” She tells us remarkable stories from the field, how she was kidnapped in Libya, why journalists are in more danger now.


Chuol escaped into a vast swamp in South Sudan where fighters swept into his village, September 2015. Photo credit: Lynsey Addario.

Guests:
Lynsey Addario, photojournalist and author (@lynseyaddario)

More:
Photojournalist Lynsey Addario on why her job is more dangerous now

New black-and-orange sea slug is found near Catalina 7 MIN, 20 SEC

We talk to a marine biologist about some new sea slug discoveries, including a Halloween-colored sea slug he named after former President Barack Obama.

Guests:
Patrick Krug, marine biologist at California State University, Los Angeles

Subscribe to the 5 Things To Do newsletter

Never miss the best of what to do with your free time.

 

More From Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LATEST BLOG POSTS

Latest From KCRW

View Schedule

Events

View All Events

iTUNES SPOTIFY
AMAZON RDIO
FACEBOOK TWITTER

Player Embed Code

COPY EMBED