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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Climate scientists project that the Pacific Ocean could rise anywhere from three to more than nine feet along the California coast by the end of this century.

from Greater LA

Despite thousands of requests to repair LA’s sidewalks each year, city officials say they can only manage to fix about ten a month.

from Greater LA

Every time Cynde Soto leaves her home in Long Beach, and commutes to work in downtown Los Angeles, she takes a big risk.  “It is like falling off a cliff… that is how it feels to…

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Parents who were separated from their children at the U.S.-Mexican border last year are launching a legal fight against the Trump administration.

Migrant parents sue Trump administration over family separation

Parents who were separated from their children at the U.S.-Mexican border last year are launching a legal fight against the Trump administration.

from Greater LA

In China, independent media is censored, and people are afraid to talk openly, for fear of being arrested.

What China's rapid growth means for its everyday citizens

In China, independent media is censored, and people are afraid to talk openly, for fear of being arrested.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California has had a thriving punk scene since the 1970s. Think: The Germs, Dead Kennedys and Black Flag.

The secret ingredient to the Los Angeles punk scene: Chinese Food

California has had a thriving punk scene since the 1970s. Think: The Germs, Dead Kennedys and Black Flag.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The California Supreme Court says tech companies like Facebook and Twitter have to turn over private posts and chats to defense lawyers.   
  That ruling comes in a gang-related…

The California Supreme Court says tech giants have to turn over private posts

The California Supreme Court says tech companies like Facebook and Twitter have to turn over private posts and chats to defense lawyers.  That ruling comes in a gang-related…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Chinese professors and students in the U.S. are under more scrutiny these days as the Trump administration has intensified its surveillance of academia.

Chinese professors face increased scrutiny due to Trump’s tense relationship with China

Chinese professors and students in the U.S. are under more scrutiny these days as the Trump administration has intensified its surveillance of academia.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Science continues to suffer attack from the Trump administration. Testimony on climate change and national security has been censored.

Federal scientists censored and forced to move

Science continues to suffer attack from the Trump administration. Testimony on climate change and national security has been censored.

from To the Point

President Trump infuriated a fractured Democratic party this week by telling four of its newest members to go back to where they came from, but did his statement galvanize his base or…

The Squad fight back

President Trump infuriated a fractured Democratic party this week by telling four of its newest members to go back to where they came from, but did his statement galvanize his base or…

from Left, Right & Center

The Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area, outside of the quiet beach town of Oceano, has been making headlines this summer following six deaths at the park this year.

Controversies continue over the use of Oceano Dunes park

The Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area, outside of the quiet beach town of Oceano, has been making headlines this summer following six deaths at the park this year.

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