One Year Later

One Year Later

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One Year Later is a special series that takes a new approach to the national political debate. A year after a polarizing election, three hosts, each with a distinct perspective, speak honestly about America's differences and look for ways to bridge the country's divides.

 

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President Trump’s first year in office has impacted Americans well beyond policy. He’s in every story, in everything, it seems.

Recreational marijuana will be legal in California in 2018. Who will benefit from the potential economic boom?

The richest one percent of Americans control about 38 percent of the wealth in the United States.

President Trump is often criticized for not having any “major accomplishments.”

Almost three months after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, the U.S. territory is still struggling to get basic necessities like water and power.

The film Coco has resonated with Latinos in the US who have been battered by the anti-Latino rhetoric coming out of the White House.

As a candidate, President Trump promised to round up and deport "bad hombres."

President Trump waded into a decades old battle over federal public lands when he announced he was drastically scaling back two national monuments created by Presidents Clinton and…

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California’s early-season fires might be a sign of more intense blazes to come. A scientist explains how climate change is fueling natural disasters locally and nationally.

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus on making sure older women aren’t ignored

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A Houston bankruptcy judge ordered conspiracy theorist and right-wing provocateur Alex Jones’ personal assets be liquidated and sold to satisfy a defamation case brought by Sandy Hook…

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“Traveling: On the Path of Joni Mitchell” chronicles the singer’s experiences of loss and sacrifice — and the songs marking turning points in her life.

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The surgeon general wants health warnings on social media platforms, similar to tobacco products. A psychologist explains how the platforms can harm teen mental health.

Should social media platforms have a public health warning?

The surgeon general wants health warnings on social media platforms, similar to tobacco products. A psychologist explains how the platforms can harm teen mental health.

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Santa Ana voters will decide whether to extend voting rights in city elections to non-U.S. citizens in November.

Santa Ana may allow non-citizens to vote in city elections

Santa Ana voters will decide whether to extend voting rights in city elections to non-U.S. citizens in November.

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Are Trump’s campaign promises a cause for concern? KCRW also discusses activism in journalism and the role of school vouchers in closing achievement gaps.

Will Trump punish political opponents if elected?

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Russian prosecutors indicted Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich on charges of espionage. If convicted, he could get up to 20 years in prison.

American journalist caught in Putin’s crosshairs

Russian prosecutors indicted Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich on charges of espionage. If convicted, he could get up to 20 years in prison.

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