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Beth Akers

Brookings Institution fellow, expert on economics and education.

Beth Akers on KCRW

What if a degree came with a money-back guarantee?

What if a college degree came with a money-back guarantee?

What if a degree came with a money-back guarantee?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Also in the show: President Trump’s first veto in defense of his border wall, Boeing, and college admissions scandal

from Left, Right & Center

A Boeing plane crashed minutes after taking off in Ethiopia this weekend. All 157 people onboard died in the crash.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It’s an extra episode of ATPL with special guest Preet Bharara!

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

Women developed the coffee filter, the donut, mass-produced champagne, and modern Mexican food. A new book looks at these historic accomplishments.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Honestly, you know the answer already.

Garbage lead singer Shirley Manson and other LA-based women artists will perform the work of Yoko Ono on Friday at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

As crews begin installing metal nets in the canyons above Montecito to prevent a future debris flow, the community is still trying to decide how to remember the one that killed 23…

from KCRW Features

It may look like business as usual on a Friday night at Jumbo’s Clown Room in Hollywood. A lingerie-clad dancer shimmies up the pole, arches back, and drops to the floor.

from KCRW Features

In less than a week from now, Disney and 20th Century-Fox will be one.

from The Mixer