Ellen Ruppel Shell

The Atlantic

Guest

Correspondent for the Atlantic and Professor of Science Journalism at Boston University; author of Cheap: The High Cost of Discount Culture

Ellen Ruppel Shell on KCRW

Three weeks after 1127 garment workers died in an eight-story building collapse, the Bangladeshi government has made some concessions to organized labor.

Bangladeshi Workers, the Garment Industry and US Consumers

Three weeks after 1127 garment workers died in an eight-story building collapse, the Bangladeshi government has made some concessions to organized labor.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

The peaceful transition of power for the first time in US history appeared to hang in the balance this week.

from Life Examined

Hundreds of thousands of California workers have applied for unemployment benefits, are eligible to receive them, but still haven’t been paid.

from Greater LA

Among California’s Congressional delegation, all Democrats voted for impeachment, and all Republicans, except David Valadao, voted against impeachment.

from KCRW Features

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about some this remarkable year for President Trump and his legal issues.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

LA County continues to be the nation’s hotspot for COVID-19 cases. The county has been averaging around 16,000 new cases every day since the new year.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In LA County right now, COVID-19 is killing one person every eight minutes .

from Greater LA

Greater LA kicks off a new weekly series exploring neat solutions to waste.

from Greater LA

On Wednesday, supporters of President Trump heeded his call to go to the U.S. Capitol, where Congress was certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the November 2020 election.

from KCRW Features

Gov. Gavin Newsom has named Secretary of State Alex Padilla to fill Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’ Senate seat. He’ll be California’s first Latino U.S. Senator.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand