This...Is Interesting

This...Is Interesting

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Matt Miller – Washington Post columnist and Left, Right & Center host – talks to the world's most provocative thinkers. As timely as the week's headlines, yet tackling subjects destined to influence events for years. This...Is Interesting brings to listeners the people and ideas that are shaping our world.

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My conversation with Mary Kay Henry, president of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU).

My conversation with A. Scott Berg, author of "Wilson,” a new biography of our 28th president.

My conversation with James Barrat, author of “Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence And The End Of The Human Era”.

Special presentation on Friday, December 13 at 7:30pm: Political psychotherapy with Jonathan Haidt, author of "The Righteous Mind."

Behind the behind-the-scene stories of “Double Down: Game Change 2012,” with authors Mark Halperin and John Heilemann.

My talk with Peter Buffett (Warren Buffett's son) about what's wrong with philanthropy.

My conversation with Alain de Botton, author of the new book, "Art as Therapy"

A conversation with Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, a leader of the Tea Party caucus.

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from NPR

Political leaders in LA are now turning to the race for LA’s next mayor and the candidates so far include Kevin de León, Joe Buscaino, Mike Feuer, and Jessica Lall.

from Greater LA

Four national forests in Southern California open back up on Thursday: Los Padres, Angeles, San Bernardino and Cleveland.

from Greater LA

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LA Times reporter Andrew Khouri says he talked to several first-time buyers in their 20s and 30s who each have jobs paying $100,000 to $120,000 per year.

$1 million house is the norm in LA. Who’s buying them — when median income here is $68,000?

LA Times reporter Andrew Khouri says he talked to several first-time buyers in their 20s and 30s who each have jobs paying $100,000 to $120,000 per year.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro and Ken White discuss the unusual indictment of Michael Sussman and the unusual memo from Trump lawyer John Eastman about Mike Pence and Donald Trump.

An unusual indictment, an unusual memo

Josh Barro and Ken White discuss the unusual indictment of Michael Sussman and the unusual memo from Trump lawyer John Eastman about Mike Pence and Donald Trump.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

In the Mojave Desert, bighorn sheep roam freely looking for food. But recently, because of drought and rising temperatures, sustenance has been harder to find.

High-speed rail connecting SoCal and Vegas could restrict where rams roam

In the Mojave Desert, bighorn sheep roam freely looking for food. But recently, because of drought and rising temperatures, sustenance has been harder to find.

from Greater LA

Political leaders in LA are now turning to the race for LA’s next mayor and the candidates so far include Kevin de León, Joe Buscaino, Mike Feuer, and Jessica Lall.

LA mayoral race: Action’s already begun, here’s what voters are looking for

Political leaders in LA are now turning to the race for LA’s next mayor and the candidates so far include Kevin de León, Joe Buscaino, Mike Feuer, and Jessica Lall.

from Greater LA

During the final days of the Trump presidency and lead-up to the January 6 insurrection, it turns out that one of Trump’s lawyers sent then-Vice President Mike Pence a memo that laid…

Trump’s team had a plan to invalidate Biden’s White House win and knew some of their own claims were bogus

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

New information is out about how Trump wanted to seize a second presidential term.

What Facebook knows about IG’s harm on teens, and how 30-year-olds are buying $1 million LA homes

New information is out about how Trump wanted to seize a second presidential term.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

To get medical treatment without waiting weeks, you might have to break the bank.

‘Concierge medicine’ rises in LA, and a Santa Monica doctor helps Afghans with medical care and food

To get medical treatment without waiting weeks, you might have to break the bank.

from Greater LA