Alexandra Lescaze

Documentary filmmaker and executive director of the Sidney Hillman Foundation

Documentary filmmaker and  and executive director of the Sidney Hillman Foundation which runs the Hillman prizes for journalism.  

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Judge Brett Kavanaugh did what no Supreme Court nominee had ever done before. He defended his reputation in public--on Fox News.

The US Supreme Court and Gender Politics

Judge Brett Kavanaugh did what no Supreme Court nominee had ever done before. He defended his reputation in public--on Fox News.

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In LA County right now, COVID-19 is killing one person every eight minutes .

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LA County continues to be the nation’s hotspot for COVID-19 cases. The county has been averaging around 16,000 new cases every day since the new year.

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Hundreds of thousands of California workers have applied for unemployment benefits, are eligible to receive them, but still haven’t been paid.

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The nation’s capital will have extensive military presence next week when Joe Biden takes the oath of office and becomes the 46th U.S. president.

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Today the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Trump for inciting an insurrection against the federal government. Ten Republicans broke party ranks to vote in favor.

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Among California’s Congressional delegation, all Democrats voted for impeachment, and all Republicans, except David Valadao, voted against impeachment.

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Gov. Gavin Newsom has named Secretary of State Alex Padilla to fill Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’ Senate seat. He’ll be California’s first Latino U.S. Senator.

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This week on The Treatment, Elvis welcomes Emmy-award winning actor Jeff Daniels.

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After a mob of Trump supporters entered the U.S. Capitol building on Wednesday, many people are concerned about what the remaining weeks of Trump’s presidency will bring.

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