author, 'Terror on the Seas'
Journalist and author of Ocean Titans: Journeys in Search of the Soul of a Ship and the forthcoming Terror on the Seas: True Tales of Modern Day Pirates, he blogs at Modern Day Pirate Tales
For the first time since a wave of hijackings began off the Horn of Africa 20 years ago, four American hostages have lost their lives.
Feb. 22, 2011from To the Point
Pentagon officials say the crew of a US-flag cargo ship has re-taken the vessel from pirates who seized it after a three-hour chase 300 miles off the coast of Somalia.
Apr. 8, 2009from To the Point
Somali pirates want $15 million in ransom money for the Sirius Star, a Saudi tanker carrying $100 million worth of crude oil that they took earlier this month.
Nov. 25, 2008from Which Way, L.A.?
In this episode of The Legal Eagle Files, KCRW host and journalist Madeleine Brand and law professor Jessica Levinson discuss the politicization of the Department of Justice.
May. 26from The Legal Eagle Files
But which patients should be first in line if resources run short? These decisions are based on military triaging, and the nature of it is complicated and controversial, says Dr.
Apr. 23from KCRW Features
In this episode of The Legal Eagle Files, KCRW host and journalist Madeleine Brand talks with law professor Jessica Levinson about why — and how — certain states have tried to use…
Apr. 28from The Legal Eagle Files
As public health officials continue to encourage families to stay at home, some are weighing the risks and benefits of expanding their social circles.
May. 19from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Brian Solis, digital anthropologist and a global innovation evangelist at Salesforce, talks about how the novel coronavirus will spark innovation, and how companies and businesses must…
May. 9from To the Point
The coronavirus pandemic is changing the rules for the president in the White House and citizens sheltered at home. Should President Trump or 50 governors take charge of controlling…
Apr. 23from To the Point
In the debut episode of The Legal Eagle Files, KCRW host and journalist Madeleine Brand talks with law professor Jessica Levinson about how much the government can limit individual…
The unemployment rate is the worst since the Great Depression.
May. 8from Left, Right & Center
Economist Ellen Brown sheds light on the intricacies of an economic system that is being unmasked by the government’s pandemic response.
May. 1from Scheer Intelligence