Contributing editor at The Atlantic magazine and author of the books 1491 and 1493, about the early Americas
With twice the oil and three times the natural gas previously estimated — and plenty of coal -- in just a few years the US could produce more fuel than it burns.
May. 3, 2013
from To the Point
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.
from News Special Programming
Bryan Fogel won Netflix its first feature documentary Oscar with his Russian doping exposé “Icarus.”
from The Business
In a political media landscape dominated by white men, “Our Body Politic” will be a source of news by and for Black women and women of color.
from Our Body Politic
The peaceful transition of power for the first time in US history appeared to hang in the balance this week.
from Life Examined
Raised in privilege amidst the barbarism of segregation, the oft-maligned president eventually embraced the New South liberalism that just swept his native Georgia’s election.
from Scheer Intelligence
LA County continues to be the nation’s hotspot for COVID-19 cases. The county has been averaging around 16,000 new cases every day since the new year.
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The drive to force a vote on removing Gavin Newsom from office is picking up steam, spurred on by anger over coronavirus restrictions and other conservative grievances.
from Zócalo's Connecting California
After a mob of Trump supporters entered the U.S. Capitol building on Wednesday, many people are concerned about what the remaining weeks of Trump’s presidency will bring.
from Greater LA
President-elect Joe Biden will be inaugurated on January 20 in Washington, D.C.
from KCRW Features