Emily Badger

New York Times writer

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Emily Badger covers urban policy for The Upshot at The New York Times. She formerly reported for the Washington Post.

Emily Badger on KCRW

The house with the picket fence is an American tradition, protected by law. But, as prices rise, homeowners are closing the door on the next generation.

The housing shortage, the presidential campaign and the NIMBYs

The house with the picket fence is an American tradition, protected by law. But, as prices rise, homeowners are closing the door on the next generation.

from To the Point

The Trump administration wants to use enrollment in public benefits as a strike against legal immigrants who aim to become citizens.

The power of the term 'welfare'

The Trump administration wants to use enrollment in public benefits as a strike against legal immigrants who aim to become citizens.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The incoming administration announced another cabinet choice today:  Doctor Ben Carson to be Secretary of Housing and Urban Development .

Ben Carson nominated for housing secretary

The incoming administration announced another cabinet choice today: Doctor Ben Carson to be Secretary of Housing and Urban Development .

from To the Point

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol is holding the first in a series of what's expected to be 6 public hearings.

KCRW discusses the recent mass shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, gun control politics, the status of the war in Ukraine, and whether the U.S. should change its policy toward Asia.

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The story of the National Rifle Association involves infighting and backstabbing, million-dollar corruption, and a red-headed Russian spy.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Tuen into election results and analysis on all the key races, from attorney general to the LA mayor’s race.

Panelists debate the likelihood of passing gun legislation, how kids might be the ones to implement change on this front, and whether Biden could have prevented inflation.

from Left, Right & Center

The Supreme Court has struck down Roe v. Wade, the 1973 case establishing a nationwide right to an abortion. Now - millions of Americans will lose access to abortion care.

A veteran foreign correspondent returns from three decades covering the rise of the East to grapple with an America that is more dangerously parochial than ever.

from Scheer Intelligence

The polls may close at 8 p.m. tonight, but remember: In California elections, this is just the beginning.

from News Stories