University of Hawaii at Manoa
Adjunct professor and lecturer at the University of Hawaii at Manoa; Iranian-born member of the National Iranian American Council
The US has warned Iran that it will not tolerate interference with the Strait of Hormuz. Only 34 miles wide, 40 percent of the world's tanker-borne oil passes through it.
Dec. 29, 2011from Which Way, L.A.?
Dec. 29, 2011from To the Point
Mitt Romney and other Republican candidates for president have accused President Obama of not doing enough to prevent Iran from developing a nuclear weapon.
Dec. 8, 2011from Which Way, L.A.?
A four-part documentary series from KCRW. In the first episode of Samaritans, we meet Christine Curtiss, learn where she came from and what her everyday life is like on the street.
Jun. 13from To the Point
There’s a move to get thousands of Angelenos off the streets and into shelters. A judge ordered it. The City and County of LA agreed to it.
Jun. 22from Greater LA
The LA City Council voted Wednesday to slash $150 million from the Los Angeles Police Department’s budget.
Jul. 2from KCRW Features
Governor Gavin Newsom says the state is shutting down indoor operations at restaurants, wineries, tasting rooms, movie theaters, museums and more in 19 counties to curb the…
Jul. 1from Greater LA
A Facebook post looking for Black video editors sparked hateful comments and allegations of “anti-white racism,” drawing attention to Hollywood’s lack of diversity and reluctance to…
Jun. 25from Greater LA
Statues of slave traders and Confederate leaders are being toppled or defaced during protests following the killing of George Floyd.
Jun. 25from Design and Architecture
Scientific evidence shows that wearing a mask can protect both the wearer and the community around them from COVID-19.
Jul. 2from To the Point
If the federal government won’t fix the U-S Constitution, California ought to write its own.
Jul. 2from Zócalo's Connecting California
Protests against police brutality have been a daily occurrence following the death of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis Police Department.
Jun. 12from KCRW Features