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
“Fifty states [and] 18 countries marched — and continue to — in support of Black Lives Matter, making us the largest civil rights movement this country's ever seen.
Jun. 5from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Photojournalist Ted Soqui describes his mandate: “Who hasn't had their voice spoken for?”
Jun. 4from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Keli Goff speaks with Michael Steele, Christine Emba and Robert A. George on this episode of Left, Right & Center
Jun. 5from Left, Right & Center
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.
Host Steve Chiotakis connects you to the people and places of Southern California.
Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors talks about the future of the movement, defunding the police, and reallocating resources.
The LA Public Library wants anything people have created during the pandemic, from journal entries to neighborhood signs.
George Floyd’s murder has been the biggest rallying cry at protests this week, while Breonna Taylor’s death has gotten somewhat less attention.
Critics review three films out this weekend that deal with troubled marriages in different ways.
Several professional football players responded to the death of George Floyd with a social media video on Thursday.
As Black Lives Matter protests and marches have continued throughout the week, Hollywood has given mixed responses. Some studios put out bland corporate statements, while others have…
Jun. 5from Hollywood Breakdown
"What happened to our members Monday evening, here in the nation's capital, was an affront to all our rights," said April Goggans, Core Organizer of Black Lives Matter D.C.
Jun. 4from NPR
Hair salons have reopened in LA County, but when the COVID-19 pandemic kept them closed for more than two months, Angel Picazo was cutting hair illicitly out of his garage near…
Jun. 4from Greater LA