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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Trump is scheduled to be at the Montage Beverly Hills today to meet with the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee, plus organizers of the 2028 Olympic Games.

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A group of federal judges held an emergency meeting today to discuss Attorney General Bill Barr’s actions in some high-profile political cases that involve Roger Stone and Michael…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

For decades, the political parties played a major role in ensuring a preferred, unifying candidate made it to the top of the ticket in presidential elections.

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“Gentefied” follows the Morales family as they try to save their taqueria as gentrification creeps in. We talk to the Latinx creators of the show.

Gentrification in Boyle Heights is focus of new Netflix series

“Gentefied” follows the Morales family as they try to save their taqueria as gentrification creeps in. We talk to the Latinx creators of the show.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Boy Scouts of America filed bankruptcy today as they face an avalanche of sex abuse lawsuits. This filing means that all civil litigation is suspended.

Bankrupt and sued, can the Boy Scouts survive?

The Boy Scouts of America filed bankruptcy today as they face an avalanche of sex abuse lawsuits. This filing means that all civil litigation is suspended.

The Hollywood Reporter    broke the news    that Universal had set a new release date in March for the Jason Blum horror-satire movie “The Hunt.”

Hollywood news banter: ‘The Hunt’ is back on

The Hollywood Reporter broke the news that Universal had set a new release date in March for the Jason Blum horror-satire movie “The Hunt.”

from The Business

On this Presidents Day, we air a special half-hour replay of two of our favorite interviews. Comedian Ronny Chieng makes the case for an Asian president of the United States.

Presidents Day replay: Ronny Chieng, Cedric Burnside

On this Presidents Day, we air a special half-hour replay of two of our favorite interviews. Comedian Ronny Chieng makes the case for an Asian president of the United States.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

From impeachment acquittal to taking revenge.

The revenge tour

From impeachment acquittal to taking revenge.

from Left, Right & Center

This week, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced plans to investigate the LAPD’s use of the CalGang database.

LAPD might be putting innocent people in the California gang database

This week, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced plans to investigate the LAPD’s use of the CalGang database.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA District Attorney Jackie Lacey this week dismissed 66,000 marijuana-related convictions in the county.

Jackie Lacey dismisses weed convictions in LA. Why now?

LA District Attorney Jackie Lacey this week dismissed 66,000 marijuana-related convictions in the county.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

When it comes to national political elections, the common wisdom is that there are Democrats, there are Republicans, there are a few elusive swing voters in the middle, and the…

Political forecaster: It’s about turnout, not swing voters

When it comes to national political elections, the common wisdom is that there are Democrats, there are Republicans, there are a few elusive swing voters in the middle, and the…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand