General Secretary of the National Council of Churches
Author of the newly published Middle Church: Reclaiming the Moral Values of the Faithful Majority from the Religious Right; General Secretary of the National Council of Churches; former Democratic Congressman from Pennsylvania
Three hundred years after the Age of Enlightenment began some nonbelievers are worried that reason is losing out to religion.
Dec. 1, 2006from To the Point
Teddy Roosevelt coined the term “Bully Pulpit.” Other presidents have used it to get the nation behind them. For President Trump, it’s an instrument of division.
Jul. 25from To the Point
Host Steve Chiotakis goes on a grunion run. Embattled LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva takes tough questions from KCRW's Warren Olney.
Jul. 23from Greater LA
A new investigative report uncovers rampant exploitation of caregivers at residential care homes across the nation, many of them poor immigrants who work for a pittance around the…
Jul. 19from Scheer Intelligence
There’s a lot to consider.
Jul. 17from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Last week's mass shooting in El Paso has been particularly painful for Angelenos, because so many have close ties to that city.
Aug. 8from Greater LA
President Trump says negative economic forecasts are fake news, but he’s also making nervous calls to his friends in the business world to ask if they’re true.
Aug. 16from Left, Right & Center
A United Nations expert finds the WikiLeaks founder has been subjected to psychological torture, and media around the globe played a part.
Jul. 12from Scheer Intelligence
The challenge of climate change can seem overwhelming--especially with the Trump administration dropping the ball. But cities have opportunities to make change.
Jul. 15from To the Point
President Trump infuriated a fractured Democratic party this week by telling four of its newest members to go back to where they came from, but did his statement galvanize his base or…
Jul. 19from Left, Right & Center