Contributing editor at Newsweek and author of several books, including The Rift: The Future of Africa, which will be released later this year; former Africa Bureau Chief for Time magazine
President Obama got a hero's welcome in Kenya , and his message of tough love was well received in the land where his father was born.
Jul. 27, 2015from To the Point
After 50 years of civil war, South Sudan gained freedom from its northern neighbor just two and a half years ago.
Oct. 8, 2014from To the Point
The world has been waiting to see how Robert Mugabe would be received at the African Union summit in Sharm Al-Sheik, Egypt.
Jul. 1, 2008from To the Point
Josh Barro discusses Joe Biden’s surge in the polls, Trump’s stumbling, and where US China policy should go next with Christine Emba, Megan McArdle and Ali Wyne.
Jun. 26from Left, Right & Center
A Facebook post looking for Black video editors sparked hateful comments and allegations of “anti-white racism,” drawing attention to Hollywood’s lack of diversity and reluctance to…
Jun. 25from Greater LA
Read this post from Josh Barro about new changes on Left, Right & Center.
Jul. 1from Left, Right & Center
T he LA County Board of Supervisors recently voted to close Men's Central Jail and replace it with permanent supportive housing at "Restorative Care Villages.” Supervisor Hilda L.
Jul. 9from Greater LA
Writer/Director Judd Apatow has focussed his career on making comedy -- and drama -- people who, when forced to make a choice between adulthood and remaining a kid, put it off.
Jun. 23from The Treatment
The Los Angeles City Council has come under ramped-up scrutiny following ongoing protests for racial justice.
Jul. 9from KCRW Features
As BLM protests sweep the globe, the movement’s co-founder Melina Abdullah talks about its roots and her hopes for the coming years.
Jun. 19from Scheer Intelligence
Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the government’s effort to stop publication of John Bolton’s book.
Jun. 17from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Josh Barro, Megan McArdle and Dorian Warren talk about the coronavirus response, the end of the Supreme Court term and the visit of the Mexican president.
Jul. 10from Left, Right & Center