Alec MacGillis

Guest

Covering politics and government for ProPublica. Former senior editor at The New Republic, covering domestic policy and national politics; former national political reporter for the Washington Post.

Alec MacGillis on KCRW

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is touring the storm devastation in Texas.

No one's home at HUD?

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is touring the storm devastation in Texas.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Immigration has been one of the most contentious issues this election season. The nation is starkly divided along party lines when it comes to the issue.

Did the collapse of immigration reform give rise to Trump?

Immigration has been one of the most contentious issues this election season. The nation is starkly divided along party lines when it comes to the issue.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The images coming out of Ferguson in the past few days show police in riot gear, atop tanks, and holding what look like sniper rifles.

Militarization of Police

The images coming out of Ferguson in the past few days show police in riot gear, atop tanks, and holding what look like sniper rifles.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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This may be the year that California finally gets to pick who’ll be the next president.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

People in Venezuela are struggling to get food, water, and medicine, and power is intermittent.

from Greater LA

Uber and Lyft drivers around the world are on strike, protesting low wages and no benefits. They’re also urging riders to boycott the apps for the day.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“The Terminator,” “Blade Runner,” and “Her” all center around a future of humans and machines living together. But that’s actually happening right now. The A.I.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More than a million species of plants, animals, fish and insects are going extinct because of human activity. A massive report from the UN blames it partly on climate change.

from To the Point

We visit a job fair in South LA set up for transgender people who often face unemployment and workplace discrimination and harassment.

from Greater LA

This week, we moved a lot closer to a court challenge that could significantly reduce or eliminate constitutional protections for abortion rights.

from Left, Right & Center

The super bloom this year has given spectators in Southern California quite the wild flower show. The hills alongside LA’s freeways are carpeted with bright yellows and oranges.

from KCRW Features

Congress is investigating misconduct alleged by the Mueller report. White House lawyers are rejecting every subpoena.

from To the Point