Bill Bishop

Daily Yonder

Guest

Co-editor of the Daily Yonder, an online news source for rural communities, and author of The Big Sort: Why the Clustering of Like-Minded America is Tearing Us Apart; former writer for the Austin American-Statesman

Bill Bishop on KCRW

Nobody should be surprised when politicians distort the facts or tell outright lies. In 2007, the St. Petersburg Times introduced a feature called  PolitiFact .

Separating Fact and Fiction: Truth and Lies in American Politics Today

Nobody should be surprised when politicians distort the facts or tell outright lies. In 2007, the St. Petersburg Times introduced a feature called PolitiFact .

from To the Point

One hundred years ago, in the era of Robber Barons, the richest 1% of Americans had 18% of the nation's income.

Is Income Inequality a Threat to the Middle Class?

One hundred years ago, in the era of Robber Barons, the richest 1% of Americans had 18% of the nation's income.

from To the Point

In Detroit, the median price of a home is now estimated at $7500, less than the lowest priced new car on the market.

Tracking the Great Recession, Region by Region

In Detroit, the median price of a home is now estimated at $7500, less than the lowest priced new car on the market.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

In LA County right now, COVID-19 is killing one person every eight minutes .

from Greater LA

Today the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Trump for inciting an insurrection against the federal government. Ten Republicans broke party ranks to vote in favor.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The U.S. House of Representatives is taking up a resolution that would call on Vice President Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment and take over President Trump's duties.

Following the January 6 insurrection at the U.S.

from Greater LA

Writer-director Aaron Sorkin on writing up to the edge of melodrama.

from The Treatment

Members of Congress are formally counting the Electoral College votes. A group of Republicans are planning to object to the results, citing false claims of widespread voter fraud.

Hundreds of thousands of California workers have applied for unemployment benefits, are eligible to receive them, but still haven’t been paid.

from Greater LA

“My hospital already feels like a war zone. COVID is already ravaging our country. I did not think we could sink any lower," LA physician Anna Granata told KCRW.

from KCRW Features

With calls to stay home during the pandemic and threats of more violence in Washington, D.C., most Joe Biden supporters from Southern California will watch the inauguration virtually.

from Greater LA