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Is a #MeToo backlash coming? 14 MIN, 20 SEC

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is at the forefront of the #MeToo campaign on Capitol Hill. She and President Trump are in a Twitter war after she said he should resign. Tuesday, Trump tweeted that she “would do anything” for a campaign contribution. We talk about that, and why some worry that the punishments some men are facing are too severe -- and might cause a backlash.

Guests:
Emily Yoffe, The Atlantic (@EmilyYoffe)
Rebecca Ballhaus, Wall Street Journal (@rebeccaballhaus)

More:
Why the #MeToo Movement Should Be Ready for a Backlash

The debate over linkage fees 8 MIN, 5 SEC

The Los Angeles City Council is expected to approve new fees for developers to build affordable housing. The mayor and housing advocates are pushing for these linkage fees, while developers and business leaders are opposed, saying they will stifle new building and drive up prices.

Guests:
Anna Scott, Producer, 'Press Play' (@AnnaKCRW)

KCRW DJs' top music of 2017 14 MIN, 52 SEC

KCRW DJs have made their year-end lists for the best albums and songs of 2017. We listen to some of their favorites.

Guests:
Jason Bentley, Host, 'Morning Becomes Eclectic;' KCRW Music Director (@jason_bentley)

Where to indulge your sweet tooth in LA 8 MIN, 44 SEC

We find out where to get the best holiday treats in LA, from jelly donuts for Hanukkah to eggnog for Christmas.

Guests:
Katherine Spiers, LA Weekly; Producer of Smarth Mouth (@katherinespiers)

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