President of Community Advocates Inc, an Los Angeles-based human relations organization; former Regional Director of the Anti-Defamation League
Joe Hicks, who died on Sunday , was an iconoclastic figure in Los Angeles politics and media. In the ‘70s, he was a radical with the Black Power movement.
Aug. 30, 2016from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
On the two-month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, protesters tried — unsuccessfully — to shut down the New York Stock Exchange .
Nov. 17, 2011from Which Way, L.A.?
LA County's Human Relations Commission has made Dr.
Sep. 14, 2006from Which Way, L.A.?
Jonny Fair, like tens of thousands of others in LA County, is mentally ill and can’t hold a steady job. Now he’s at risk of losing his Long Beach apartment due to a rent increase.
May. 1from Greater LA
The company Beyond Meat makes plant-based food like veggie dogs, veggie burgers, and fake ground meat. Beyond Meat went public on Thursday, and shares more than doubled.
May. 3from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The Centers for Disease Control and Protection says the U.S.
Apr. 30from Greater LA
Hundreds of residential hotels in the City of LA offer shelter for people who would otherwise be homeless, but trendier SROs are popping up for young professionals with more money.
May. 6from Greater LA
Uber and Lyft drivers around the world are on strike, protesting low wages and no benefits. They’re also urging riders to boycott the apps for the day.
May. 8from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
LA is often called a concrete jungle, but it’s teeming with wild animals, insects and plants. More than 5000 species of birds live here or pass through as they migrate up the coast.
May. 16from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
People in Venezuela are struggling to get food, water, and medicine, and power is intermittent.
May. 7from Greater LA
While a dispute between China and the US means tariffs and perhaps fewer imports, there’s another potential jobs killer at the Port of LA: automation.
May. 13from Greater LA
California State Senator Scott Wiener’s controversial housing bill, SB 50, has been shelved for debate until next year.
May. 17from Press Play with Madeleine Brand