Christian Bordal

Producer, 'Press Play'

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Shannon James has a full-time job as a dock worker at the Port of Long Beach.

Long Beach dock worker helps the homeless

Shannon James has a full-time job as a dock worker at the Port of Long Beach.

from Greater LA

More adults are living with their parents now than they have in more than a century. It’s a    third of all adults    under 34. But in Los Angeles, it’s    more than 40%   .

Why more adults are moving in with their parents

More adults are living with their parents now than they have in more than a century. It’s a third of all adults under 34. But in Los Angeles, it’s more than 40% .

from Greater LA

If you're living at home with your parents, we want to hear from you. What are your top reasons for doing it? How do your parents feel about it?

Are you an adult living at home? What’s that like?

If you're living at home with your parents, we want to hear from you. What are your top reasons for doing it? How do your parents feel about it?

from Greater LA

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Lots of news this week.

from Left, Right & Center

Absolute immunity, executive privilege, crony privilege?

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

In a Dallas courtroom on Wednesday, a former police officer was convicted of murder for killing her African American neighbor, then she got a hug from the victim’s brother and the…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Dodgers will face off against the Washington Nationals tonight and they must win so they can advance toward the World Series.

from Greater LA

The West Coast's only archive dedicated to lesbian history is tucked away in an unsuspecting building in West Hollywood.

from KCRW Features

Climate change is an existential crisis. If Americans cut just one hamburger from their diet every week, it would be like taking 10 million cars off the road every year. After cutting energy use, less meat and more plant-based food add up to the easiest--and healthiest--way to reduce your carbon footprint. From the land and water needed to raise feed and the methane produced at the end of digestion, “Cattle are actually mini fossil-fuel, greenhouse gas producers.” So says Sujatha Bergen, head of health campaigns at the NRDC. As her title suggests, eliminating beef from your diet--in addition to pork and lamb-- is also better for you. She explains the trade-offs for helping to reduce climate change and says, “Starting with your fork is much less daunting for many people.”

from To the Point

Students are cutting class, and workers are striking worldwide.   At the UN, governments will be held accountable for promises made in the Paris Accords.

from To the Point

Despite mounting evidence, Republicans in the House and the Senate are defending President Trump or keeping their heads down. Veteran GOP conservatives accuse them of sacrificing morality for short-term political gain. Meantime the Trump Administration calls the impeachment inquiry “unconstitutional,” while legal scholars point out that it’s part of Article II. And how did Ukraine, an obscure former Soviet republic, become so important? Money.

from To the Point

Why can a society that is clever enough to create a drug to prevent the spread of HIV not find a why to make it affordable?

from Second Opinion