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 public phase of impeachment has begun.
from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
KCRW is carrying NPR’s live special coverage, hosted by Michel Martin, and featuring Senior Washington Editor and Correspondent Ron Elving and Congressional Correspondent Susan Davis.
from News Special Programming
The 2020 presidential race has a crowded field of competitors, and many are making their way to Los Angeles for fundraisers, rallies, and other events. KCRW is tracking LA visits by…
from News Stories
Left, Right & Center is KCRW’s weekly civilized yet provocative confrontation over politics, policy and pop culture.
There are so many lawyers, lawsuits and legal news surrounding President Trump that we needed to call our own lawyer.
Madeleine Brand hosts Press Play, examining the latest ideas and trends shaping our world and Los Angeles. Streaming & podcast daily at KCRW.com.
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William Taylor, the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, testified today before the House Intelligence Committee. He sat alongside another career State Department official, George Kent.
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
You’ve heard of Impossible Burgers and Beyond Burgers, which contain meat made from plants. Now there’s something called “air protein.” That’s meat made from air.
Nine USC students have died since school started in late August. While campus officials haven’t disclosed the causes behind all of deaths, three have been attributed to suicide.
In the 1940s and 1950s, the U.S. conducted dozens of nuclear tests on the Marshall Islands. The tests forced people from their homes.
The 30-year mortgage might be a casualty of global warming. That’s because rising sea levels, worsening drought and wildfires make the future of many homes uncertain.
The Intelligence Committee chairman said bribery is a "breach of the public trust in a way where you're offering official acts for some personal or political reason, not in the nation's interest."
The Trump administration wants to end President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which allows young people who were illegally brought to the U.S.
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