Left, Right & Center

Left, Right & Center

Left, Right & Center is KCRW’s weekly civilized yet provocative confrontation over politics, policy and pop culture.

Keli Goff speaks with Geraldo Cadava and Gloria Feldt about two topics in the news: the “Latino vote” and abortion laws and access.

Josh, David and Tim discuss the pay-fors of Democrats’ big spending plans, a looming government shutdown, the debate about booster shots, and California’s failed recall election.

Josh Barro, Tim Carney and David Dayen discuss President Biden’s vaccine mandates, early cuts and bargaining chips in the Democrats’ spending bill, and America’s post-Trump…

Josh Barro, Megan McArdle and David Dayen discuss the Texas law prohibiting most abortions, Senator Manchin’s warning shot, and the future of the Fed.

Josh, David and Megan discuss the terrorist attack that killed 13 American troops in the final days of evacuation flights from Afghanistan, and why it’s so hard for the government to…

Josh Barro, Liz Bruenig, Megan McArdle and Paul D. Miller discuss the twenty-year war in Afghanistan and the ongoing evacuation.

Josh, Gustavo, Megan and special guest Andrew Sullivan talk about a post-pandemic world and today’s polarized politics.

Josh Barro, Megan McArdle and Gustavo Arellano talk about vaccine mandates and the worst of political stan culture, and we bring on Senator Ron Wyden to discuss policy solutions for…