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Republican Senator Lindsay Graham branded Donald Trump "a race baiting, xenophobic religious bigot," but that was before Trump nailed down his party's nomination.
May. 25, 2016from To the Point
This presidential election, spectators of all political persuasions are complaining about the nominating process.
Apr. 22, 2016from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
It's been two years since Occupy Wall Street dramatized the increasing concentration of wealth in America's upper social stratosphere.
Jul. 4, 2013from Which Way, L.A.?
In a bold statement, a leading dean of journalism argues that in abandoning Julian Assange, the mainstream media have abandoned the First Amendment.
May. 17from Scheer Intelligence
Even the Wild West had gun control. Most Americans want it now--especially kids afraid of school shootings.
Apr. 18from To the Point
Secretary Nielsen resigns, starting a string of departures at DHS
Apr. 12from Left, Right & Center
What happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay in the Arctic. It’s not just glacial melting and rising seas, but rising temperatures mean trouble for plants and animals.
Apr. 11from To the Point
In 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered California to downsize its prisons because of overcrowding.
Apr. 24from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
It’s invisible in some places, but dirty air kills millions of people all over the world. That’s even true in America, despite the Clean Air Act and California’s Air Resources Board.
Apr. 29from To the Point
Robert Mueller’s letter to Attorney General Barr raises questions about Barr’s summary of the Mueller report and Rod Rosenstein resigns praising President Trump’s courtesy and humor.
May. 1from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is running for the Democratic nomination for president.
May. 10from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The great majority of Israel’s problems would be solved if the nation were able to establish lasting peace with its neighbors, says journalist and filmmaker Mariam Shahin.
Apr. 19from Scheer Intelligence