Bob Keefe

Natural Resources Defense Council

Guest

Senior press secretary for the Natural Resources defense Council; former journalist of 20 years covering technology, energy and Washington politics

Bob Keefe on KCRW

Congressional investigators have revealed details of how $535 million in federal dollars went down the drain on guaranteed loans for high-tech solar panels.

Solyndra and the Future of Clean and Green Technology

Congressional investigators have revealed details of how $535 million in federal dollars went down the drain on guaranteed loans for high-tech solar panels.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

California officials laid out new rules — or lack of them — for what reopening on June 15 means. Life will look a lot different than what we’ve been experiencing for well over a year

from KCRW Features

Jobs numbers are up but a recovery still looks rocky as we emerge from the pandemic.

from Left, Right & Center

In California, the “big lie” that fueled the January 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection — that Trump actually won the November election — continues to fester.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA Councilman Mike Bonin, representing the Pacific Palisades, Brentwood, and Venice, is proposing that parts of some city-owned land, including parks and beach parking lots, be turned…

from Greater LA

Sherry Buchanan, author of “On the Ho Chi Minh Trail,” discusses what she learned about the Vietnam War from the Vietnamese women who survived its frontlines.

from Scheer Intelligence

In Tulsa, Oklahoma, President Biden today marked the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, and he unveiled new measures to address the racial wealth gap.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

For most of American history, abortion has been legal, outlawed only from 1867 to 1973. Now the U.S. Supreme Court might outlaw it again by overturning Roe v. Wade.

from To the Point

Isaac Bryan is the founding director of the UCLA Black Policy Project and a big proponent of Measure J, which funds alternatives to incarceration.

from KCRW Features

Vice President Kamala Harris visited Central America this week. She told would-be migrants in Guatemala “do not come” (to the U.S.), which drew criticism from progressive democrats.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand