David Frum

staff writer at The Atlantic and former speechwriter for President George W. Bush

Guest/Host

David Frum is a senior editor at the Atlantic and the author of The Right Man: The Surprise Presidency of George W. Bush, Comeback: Conservatism that Can Win Again and Patriots. A former resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, former contributing editor at Newsweek/Daily Beast and a former columnist for the National Review, Frum provided special assistant for President George W. Bush.

David Frum on KCRW

Tens of thousands are protesting an overhaul of Mexico’s election laws that critics say would cripple its independent election watchdog and threaten its democracy.

Why Mexico’s president is trying to undermine fair elections

Tens of thousands are protesting an overhaul of Mexico’s election laws that critics say would cripple its independent election watchdog and threaten its democracy.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro talks with panelists Rachel Bovard, Elizabeth Bruenig

Sausage making

Josh Barro talks with panelists Rachel Bovard, Elizabeth Bruenig

from Left, Right & Center

When it comes to immigration, the political right wants more border security and fewer immigrants. The left opposes the wall and wants a path to citizenship.

Ideas for fixing America’s immigration system

When it comes to immigration, the political right wants more border security and fewer immigrants. The left opposes the wall and wants a path to citizenship.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

How serious were Donald Trump’s NATO claims? Are skeptics of Biden and Trump’s ages missing the bigger picture? Plus, a legal DEI battle unearths difficult questions.

from Left, Right & Center

Kim Masters and Matt Belloni report on the latest in the Disney proxy battle, and the banter partners examine the outrage of NBC staff following the brief, yet confounding, hiring of…

from The Business

On Thursday, March 7, President Biden will deliver the State of the Union address to a Joint Session of Congress. Tune into KCRW to follow along NPR's live coverage at 6 p.m. PST.

Are threats to a free press signs of bigger issues in Israel? Did Kristi Noem risk a shot at becoming VP to troll the left? Plus, we discuss bias in political satire.

from Left, Right & Center

Journalist and filmmaker David Lindorff explores the story of Ted Hall, who, at the age of 18 years old, leaked the secrets of the atomic bomb to the Soviet Union in an attempt to…

from Scheer Intelligence

Is there anything about Trump’s abortion position for Joe Biden to capitalize on? Will Biden’s change of tune on Israel win him more supporters?

from Left, Right & Center

With 18 semi-finalists, Southern California had a good showing.

from Good Food

The Orange County Sheriff's Department had hundreds of ICE transfers last year, raising concerns from immigrant rights groups who say the actions defy California law.

from KCRW Features

Is the media’s coverage adding to the difficulties of Donald Trump’s criminal case? Where does protest cross the line into hate speech?

from Left, Right & Center