Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Host Madeleine Brand looks at news, culture and emerging trends through the lens of Los Angeles.

General Motors CEO Mary Barra has launched an ambitious, and possibly financially risky, plan to shut down some smaller car lines in order to build electric cars.

Some 40% percent of recycling centers in California have closed in the last five years, while there's more plastic production, and much of it is for one-time use.

President Trump is in California today and Wednesday, and he's likely to address homelessness.

Nearly half a dozen Democratic presidential candidates want Brett Kavanaugh impeached after new information came out about possible sexual impropriety when he was at Yale.

Malcolm Gladwell's latest book explores why people struggle to understand strangers, and the negative (and even tragic) consequences when we don’t.

The FDA sent a letter this week to Juul, saying it illegally marketed its products as safer than traditional cigarettes.

President Trump now plans to get rid of tent encampments and put homeless people in Los Angeles and other west coast cities into government-run facilities.

Five years ago, a Palestinian teen was kidnapped off the streets in Jerusalem. He was beaten and burned alive.