Left, Right & Center

Left, Right & Center

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

Panelists discuss what might have motivated the recent shooting in Buffalo, NY. They also analyze “the Great Replacement Theory” and Trump’s hold on the GOP.

Panelists discuss how abortion rights could play out during the midterms, and how to win the Latino and Gen Z vote.

The Supreme Court is likely to end Roe v. Wade this summer. How could that affect states’ rights and other rulings on privacy, like gay marriage?

Elon Musk is buying Twitter, social media seems to corrode democracy, and Kevin McCarthy’s Jan. 6 lie could compromise his bid to be speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Panelists discuss who should make the rules about masking, whether America is doing enough to ease the war in Ukraine, and what kinds of lessons kids should receive on gender.

Panelists discuss Sweden and Russia’s bids to join NATO, the push to unionize, and what modern centrism looks like.

Panelists discuss Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation to the Supreme Court, whether sanctions can stop Russia’s attacks in Ukraine, and Twitter’s new edit button.

Panelists discuss whether Clarence Thomas should recuse himself from cases about the January 6 riots in D.C., Biden’s new budget, and how to end the oil crisis.