KCRW Investigates is an ongoing series focusing on some of the most vulnerable workers and the industries that employ them.
RoundUp is the most popular weed killer in the world, and lately the most controversial. Millions of gallons of it are sprayed on playgrounds, farms and backyards all over California.
Apr. 24, 2017
Immigrant communities across California have been rattled by news of increased raids and detainments by the Trump administration.
Apr. 18, 2017
Get hurt at work? File for workers comp. That's the fund that takes care of you if you have a job-related injury.
Mar. 7, 2017
More and more workers are employed in the so-called "gig economy" - as temp workers, part timers or independent contractors.
Feb. 2, 2017
The nature of work is changing with serious long lasting consequences for both employers and workers.
Nov. 30, 2016
Imagine losing a limb, going blind or almost dying on the job. And then imagine not being able to hold those responsible accountable.
Oct. 4, 2016
Seafarers move millions of people and billions of goods around the world every year.
At only nine years old, "Diana" struggled under the weight of heavy food trays at a local pupusería in Pacoima.
Aug. 5, 2016
The NBA star who played for the Los Angeles Lakers for 20 years was killed Sunday morning in Southern California, along with four others on board.
Jan. 26from NPR
Through her deal with Apple, Oprah Winfrey was set to back a documentary about alleged rapes committed by Russell Simmons, but she pulled out shortly before the film’s debut at…
Jan. 24from The Business
Donald Trump’s impeachment trial is underway.
Jan. 24from Left, Right & Center
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Health officials said the state has 30 days to repeal the requirement or some of its federal funds might be in jeopardy. The threat comes on the same day Trump addressed an anti-abortion rights march.
Jan. 24from NPR
Democrats continued making their arguments in the impeachment trial of President Trump. Florida Congresswoman Val Demings said, “A violation of public trust.
Jan. 23from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and Washington Post owner, wrote a Medium post in 2019 about how his phone was hacked and he was being blackmailed by the National Enquirer’s parent company,…
The House managers are making the case that President Trump violated his oath of office and should be removed. Republicans are apparently unconvinced.
Billie Eilish’s rise to fame has put the spotlight on her eastside Los Angeles roots.
Jan. 23from Zócalo's Connecting California
The Environmental Protection Agency is stripping protections for streams, wetlands, and groundwater nationwide.
On Thursday, House Democrats are expected to outline how the law applies to what they see as the president's "corrupt scheme" with Ukraine to tilt the 2020 election in his favor.
Jan. 23from NPR
It’s day two of President Trump’s impeachment trial, with opening arguments underway. We get in-depth analysis.
Jan. 22from Press Play with Madeleine Brand