Barbara Demick is New York correspondent and a former Beijing bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times. The author of Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea, she is a former fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.
North Korea’s foreign minister called comments from President Trump a declaration of war.
Sep. 25, 2017from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un provides guidance with Ri Hong Sop (2nd L) and Hong Sung Mu (2nd R) on a nuclear weapons program in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean…
Sep. 6, 2017from To the Point
Early Tuesday morning, North Korea tested another intercontinental ballistic missile. It blew up shortly after take-off.
Apr. 17, 2017from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Oil sanctions for Venezuela and aid cuts to Central America: Trump claims they promote democracy and curb illegal immigration.
Apr. 11from To the Point
In recent years, nonprofit workers and advocates have been trying to change how we describe unhoused people.
Mar. 27from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Women developed the coffee filter, the donut, mass-produced champagne, and modern Mexican food. A new book looks at these historic accomplishments.
Mar. 18from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
About four months on the job, LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva has made controversial hirings and firings, and argued that some reforms aimed at reducing deputy misconduct have gone…
Mar. 26from KCRW Features
President Trump has made federal policy out of denying climate change. But state, county and city laws and ordinances are still on the books.
Apr. 4from To the Point
A book bound in the skin of its author causes eye-rolls for its modern-day caretakers.
Mar. 27from Here Be Monsters
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.
Students have filed a class-action lawsuit against the universities named in the college bribery scandal, which includes Stanford, USC and UCLA.
Mar. 15from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
It’s an extra episode of ATPL with special guest Preet Bharara!
Mar. 19from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers