Dan Konecky

Producer, To the Point

KCRW Staff/Producer

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Twelve years after scientists produced Dolly the Sheep from the cells of another animal, the FDA says milk and meat from cloned livestock is safe to eat. Is the world ready?

Meat and Milk from Cloned Animals in America's Food Supply?

Twelve years after scientists produced Dolly the Sheep from the cells of another animal, the FDA says milk and meat from cloned livestock is safe to eat. Is the world ready?

from To the Point

Tomorrow, for the first time since they became presumptive presidential nominees, Barack Obama and John McCain will be in the same place at the same time.

A Ceasefire in Georgia and Candidates in Church

Tomorrow, for the first time since they became presumptive presidential nominees, Barack Obama and John McCain will be in the same place at the same time.

from To the Point

In Moscow today, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said he's ordered a
halt to military operations in Georgia. French President Nicolas
Sarkozy, current President of the European…

The Fighting Is Over, at Least for the Moment

In Moscow today, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said he's ordered a halt to military operations in Georgia. French President Nicolas Sarkozy, current President of the European…

from To the Point

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... there's a lot to discuss after last night's Democratic presidential debate.

from Left, Right & Center

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

A bone-chilling documentary about Roy Cohn, Donald Trump’s mentor, reveals the all-American evil that brought us modern-day politics.

from Scheer Intelligence

Two of the most urgent crises facing Americans---mental health and homelessness---are inextricably linked. The failure to see this has only made things worse.

from Scheer Intelligence

Buckle up.

from Left, Right & Center

Lots of news this week.

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

Let’s talk about this letter from the White House, calling the “impeachment inquiry” illegitimate.

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