Alexis Benveniste

reporter and editor for CNN Business

Alexis Benveniste on KCRW

When Parler was launched in 2018, the goal was to be a haven for free speech.

Conservatives flock to social media platform Parler in the wake of the election

When Parler was launched in 2018, the goal was to be a haven for free speech.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

The 605 Corridor Improvement Project aims to add new lanes and exit ramps along the 605 freeway and a stretch of the 5 freeway in southeastern LA County.

from Greater LA

Governor Gavin Newsom has a big decision to make: picking a replacement for Vice President-elect Kamala Harris in the U.S. Senate.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Even before the election, the president was questioning the legitimacy of the voting process. Now, as votes are still being counted, we're watching democracy in action.

from KCRW Features

A lopsided victory for the measure to keep Uber, Lyft, DoorDash and Instacart drivers classified as contractors with limited job benefits puts labor groups on defense.

from KCRW Features

Nithya Raman is the new City Council member representing LA’s District 4, which covers Griffith Park, Silver Lake, the Hollywood Hills and part of Koreatown.

from Greater LA

Thomas Frank examines the history of American populism, and how it was distorted by Democrats and co-opted by Republicans.

from Scheer Intelligence

Between March and July, California released 3,500 incarcerated people in response to the pandemic.

from Greater LA

President-elect Joe Biden said on the campaign trail that he hopes to have a close relationship with his vice president.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

2020 has been a tough year for everyone. In this special episode of Left, Right & Center, host Keli Goff chats with creatives about how art changes minds and helps us cope.

from Left, Right & Center