Alexis Madrigal

Guest

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

Alexis Madrigal on KCRW

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

The technological arms race in Silicon Valley is soaring into the air as Amazon and Google vie to be first with deliveries using unmanned drones.

Google Joins Race for a Drone Delivery System

The technological arms race in Silicon Valley is soaring into the air as Amazon and Google vie to be first with deliveries using unmanned drones.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

It’s a special live Left, Right & Center recorded at UC Santa Barbara.

from Left, Right & Center

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

from To the Point

It’s a special live episode from USC Gould School of Law!

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

Billionaire Nicolas Berggruen’s plan to revamp democracy and put capital in the hands of the people has one glaring blindspot.

from Scheer Intelligence

All the White House hopefuls talk about Climate Change. But Democrat Jay Inslee says it’s not just one issue; it’s all the issues.

from To the Point

Ken joined Josh Barro on this week's Left, Right & Center episode to discuss the Mueller report with Rich Lowry and Christine Emba

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

In 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered California to downsize its prisons because of overcrowding.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is running for the Democratic nomination for president.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand