Alexis Madrigal

Atlantic

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Alexis Madrigal is a staff writer at the Atlantic and author of Powering the Dream: The History and Promise of Green Technology.

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Despite more businesses reopening in LA and around the country, coronavirus is still out there.

COVID-19 cases decline abroad, but transmission is rising in LA

Despite more businesses reopening in LA and around the country, coronavirus is still out there.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

I nsurance companies with a lot at stake have recently started hiring private wildfire defense teams to protect their clients’ properties.

The rise of private firefighting companies

I nsurance companies with a lot at stake have recently started hiring private wildfire defense teams to protect their clients’ properties.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In the aftermath of Irma, some daunting figures: between 6.5 and 15 million Floridians are without power; Florida Power and Light has some 16,000 workers laboring to repair the lines.

Millions of powerless Floridians await recovery

In the aftermath of Irma, some daunting figures: between 6.5 and 15 million Floridians are without power; Florida Power and Light has some 16,000 workers laboring to repair the lines.

from To the Point

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Facebook has banned President Trump, at least until his term is over. Twitter issued a 12-hour suspension of his account on Wednesday.

from Hollywood Breakdown

Governor Gavin Newsom’s approval rating was above 60% in June. Now California is one of the world’s coronavirus hotspots, and Governor Newsom is facing another recall attempt.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Following the insurrection at the U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the recording of President Trump’s phone call to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

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.

from Greater LA

Josh Barro talks with Left, Right & Center panelists Lanhee Chen and K.

from Left, Right & Center

One of the nation’s worst COVID outbreaks is in LA County, where the positivity rate over the last week is nearing 20%.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Bryan Fogel won Netflix its first feature documentary Oscar with his Russian doping exposé “Icarus.”

from The Business

Raised in privilege amidst the barbarism of segregation, the oft-maligned president eventually embraced the New South liberalism that just swept his native Georgia’s election.

from Scheer Intelligence