Dan Cassino

Fairleigh Dickinson University; author of “Fox News and American Politics: How One Channel Shapes American Politics and Society”

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Dan Cassino is a professor of political science at Fairleigh Dickinson University.

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New National Security Advisor Bolton has been a Fox News commentator since 2007.

The influence of Fox News over the Trump White House

New National Security Advisor Bolton has been a Fox News commentator since 2007.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump has been saying repeatedly, since 2015, that he’s going to make Christmas great again, as if the holiday has been under attack.

Black Santa and the politicization of Christmas

President Trump has been saying repeatedly, since 2015, that he’s going to make Christmas great again, as if the holiday has been under attack.

from One Year Later

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Politicians normally go to Hollywood for money. Should Hollywood help them tell better stories instead?

from Left, Right & Center

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

The goods movement is the backbone of Southern California’s Inland Empire. With the threat of automation looming, what’s going to happen to the people getting replaced by robots?

from Greater LA

Nearly 200 years ago, the Cherokee Nation signed a treaty with the United States. The result? They were forcibly removed from the Southeastern part of the U.S. to Oklahoma.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A state bill called AB 5 would require businesses that rely on independent contractors to reclassify them as employees and offer benefits such as health insurance and sick pay. There’s…

from KCRW Features

Some 40% percent of recycling centers in California have closed in the last five years, while there's more plastic production, and much of it is for one-time use.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The state legislature has passed Assembly Bill 1482, which would cap rent increases for many buildings across the state at 5% annually. Governor Gavin Newsom said he will sign it.

from Greater LA

It doesn’t matter if you don’t stand at the center of the world, as long as you can convince people that you do.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

President Trump is in California today and Wednesday, and he's likely to address homelessness.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand