Bhavna Shamasunder

Occidental College

Guest

Assistant Professor of Urban and Environmental Policy at Occidental College

Bhavna Shamasunder on KCRW

Last Friday, 10 members of the LA City Council asked City Attorney Mike Feuer  to draw up a ban on fracking .

LA City Council Takes Aim at Fracking

Last Friday, 10 members of the LA City Council asked City Attorney Mike Feuer to draw up a ban on fracking .

from Which Way, L.A.?

More from KCRW

Throughout the uprisings inspired by the killings of Eric Garner, Breonna Taylor, Freddie Gray and so many other Black victims, white leaders refused to learn from Black Lives Matter,…

from Scheer Intelligence

The Walt Disney Company recently announced that Disneyland will not reopen next month as planned, even though Disney World will reopen starting July 11.

from Hollywood Breakdown

The Pentagon and the Department of Health and Human Services are leading “Operation Warp Speed,” a $10 billion program to develop a COVID-19 vaccine.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LAUSD begins in mid August. What that will look like remains unclear. Meanwhile, results are now available on how distance learning has gone so far.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro discusses Joe Biden’s surge in the polls, Trump’s stumbling, and where US China policy should go next with Christine Emba, Megan McArdle and Ali Wyne.

from Left, Right & Center

President Trump and Dr. Anthony Fauci are at the center of the nation’s pandemic response. They haven’t spoken to each other in more than a month. Dr.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

T he LA County Board of Supervisors recently voted to close Men's Central Jail and replace it with permanent supportive housing at "Restorative Care Villages.” Supervisor Hilda L.

from Greater LA

A Facebook post looking for Black video editors sparked hateful comments and allegations of “anti-white racism,” drawing attention to Hollywood’s lack of diversity and reluctance to…

from Greater LA

Ken White and Josh Barro discuss the legal fight over Mary Trump’s book and the buzz it’s created, Roger Stone’s attempts to stay out of prison, and more.