Black Lives Matter
Civil rights activist DeRay McKesson is a member of the social justice movement Black Lives Matter. A 2016 candidate for mayor of Baltimore, McKesson is founder of the Ferguson Protestor Newsletter. In 2015, named as one of the “50 World’s Greatest Leaders” by Fortune magazine.
The Pledge of Allegiance calls the US "indivisible," but that’s beginning to sound like wishful thinking.
Jul. 3, 2017from To the Point
As President Obama prepares tonight's farewell speech, his approval ratings are well above many ex-presidents and much higher than Donald Trump's.
Jan. 10, 2017from To the Point
Continual shootings of unarmed suspects have America's 18,000 police departments re-thinking policies on the use of deadly force.
Mar. 7, 2016from To the Point
In his latest book, “ Economic Dignity ,” former White House advisor Gene Sperling lays out the case for the dignity of work.
May. 14from To the Point
Tech titans like Apple, Google and Facebook are about to get low-tech competition to help detect the novel coronavirus.
Jun. 1from To the Point
Cities across California – and around the country – witnessed protests and unrest this weekend, following the recent death of George Floyd at the hands of police officers in…
Jun. 1from News Special Programming
In this episode of The Legal Eagle Files, KCRW host and journalist Madeleine Brand and law professor Jessica Levinson discuss some big legal issues related to President Trump’s use of…
Jun. 2from The Legal Eagle Files
Disease has thrived among dense populations since cities began. But COVID-19 is the worst example since 1918, and New York City is America’s primary victim.
May. 28from To the Point
In a new book, journalist Vincent Bevins traces the Cold War massacres in Asia and Latin America that still define global political dynamics today.
May. 29from Scheer Intelligence
In this episode of The Legal Eagle Files, KCRW host and journalist Madeleine Brand and law professor Jessica Levinson shed some light on the most private and powerful institution in…
May. 12from The Legal Eagle Files
Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency for Los Angeles due to continuing public unrest sparked by the killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis.
May. 31from News Stories
The unemployment rate is the worst since the Great Depression.
May. 8from Left, Right & Center