Don Kirk

The Atlantic

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Global Editor for The Atlantic; former Seoul correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor and author of Korea Betrayed:Kim Dae Jung and Sunshine

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South Korean lawmakers have voted to impeach Park Geun-hye.

The scandalous impeachment of South Korea’s first female president

South Korean lawmakers have voted to impeach Park Geun-hye.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In Seoul, South Korea today, Secretary of State John Kerry said the US will never accept North Korea as a nuclear power and would stand by our bilateral security agreement to "defend…

Kerry Says World Will Not Accept North Korea as Nuclear Power

In Seoul, South Korea today, Secretary of State John Kerry said the US will never accept North Korea as a nuclear power and would stand by our bilateral security agreement to "defend…

from To the Point

Bill Clinton tried to establish relations with Kim Jong Il. George W. Bush called that “appeasement,” and made North Korea part of his “axis of evil.”

The Sudden Death of Kim Jong Il

Bill Clinton tried to establish relations with Kim Jong Il. George W. Bush called that “appeasement,” and made North Korea part of his “axis of evil.”

from Which Way, L.A.?

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LA City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas faces 20 federal charges of conspiracy, bribery, mail, and wire fraud — all connected to an alleged scheme with Marilyn Louise Flynn, the former…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Political leaders in LA are now turning to the race for LA’s next mayor and the candidates so far include Kevin de León, Joe Buscaino, Mike Feuer, and Jessica Lall.

from Greater LA

Mayor Eric Garcetti debuted the city’s Indigenous LAnd Initiative today in recognition of Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Law professor Carissa Byrne Hessick joins Josh Barro and Ken White on the show to discuss plea bargains and the justice system.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

If you’re fortunate enough to own a home in California, you may feel like your backyard is your kingdom.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

City Hall has an “addiction to punishment” and members of the City Council rushed to judgment when they suspended Mark Ridley-Thomas, says Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson.

from KCRW Features

Josh, Tim and David talk about the infrastructure bill. Then, Dr. Steve Gottlieb joins us to talk about what went wrong with the United States’ COVID response.

from Left, Right & Center

Josh Barro and Ken White revisit executive privilege and whether a former president can make a strong claim to keep records private.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

Ken White and Josh Barro discuss Trump’s suit against Twitter, what makes a state actor, if sending cease and desist letters is doing the RICO, and more.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers