Ben Judah

Journalist, contributor at Politico Europe

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Journalist in London, and a contributor to Politico Europe. Russian analyst and author of Fragile Empire: How Russia Fell In and Out of Love with Vladimir Putin

Ben Judah on KCRW

We continue our discussion of Britain’s historic exit from the EU -- how this has shaken the world markets, has far-reaching economic repercussions for Europe and the US, and what this…

The World Reels from Historic Exit

We continue our discussion of Britain’s historic exit from the EU -- how this has shaken the world markets, has far-reaching economic repercussions for Europe and the US, and what this…

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What started as an uprising against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has become more complicated than ever.

Syria's Civil War Goes Multi-national

What started as an uprising against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has become more complicated than ever.

from To the Point

American and European diplomats are trying to ease a potentially dangerous crisis, claiming Russia has illegally taken control of Crimea, which belongs to Ukraine.

What Will Vladimir Putin Do Next?

American and European diplomats are trying to ease a potentially dangerous crisis, claiming Russia has illegally taken control of Crimea, which belongs to Ukraine.

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Koreatown’s Wi Spa is the latest battleground in the culture wars — after a video went viral suggesting a transgender patron was admitted to a women-only section of the spa.

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Steve Scalise, the second highest ranking Republican in the House, got vaccinated against COVID on Sunday.

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Josh Barro, Liz Bruenig and Megan McArdle talk about the Democrats’ $3.5 trillion budget resolution, breakthrough COVID-19 infections, and whether you should worry about inflation.

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CNN’s Ron Brownstein says LA was so creative with music, movies, and TV in the 1970s that it’s still shaping American politics today.

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Heat and drought are both straining the state’s water supply, and Governor Gavin Newsom is asking residents to voluntarily reduce water consumption.

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