Professor and Chair of the History and Social Sciences Department at Bryant University in Rhode Island; editor of Guns in American Society: An Encyclopedia
George Zimmerman is hardly the only American who owns a gun, and gun sales increase with every high profile shooting.
Jul. 16, 2013from To the Point
At a vigil last night in Newtown, Connecticut, President Obama put last Friday's massacre of first-graders in the context of a year when multiple killings have become all too…
Dec. 17, 2012from Which Way, L.A.?
As the funerals of 20 murdered first-graders are under way, calls are increasing for President Obama's "leadership" on gun control.
Dec. 17, 2012from To the Point
What Trump the golfer can tell us about Trump the president.
Apr. 5from Left, Right & Center
Instagram is experimenting with hiding likes for accounts in Canada. Some people are concerned this will change the experience and community on Instagram.
May. 6from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Oil sanctions for Venezuela and aid cuts to Central America: Trump claims they promote democracy and curb illegal immigration.
Apr. 11from To the Point
Before President Trump comes to Los Angeles on a fundraising trip, he's stopping in the city of Calexico to see the US-Mexico border. There, the president plans to commemorate what…
Apr. 5from KCRW Features
Senate Bill 50 would force LA to allow more housing near public transit. It cleared a committee hearing in Sacramento on Tuesday.
Apr. 25from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Big Tech is a benefit to the modern world. But unlimited data collection may lead to unlimited power.
May. 2from To the Point
Will President Trump’s new strategy serve his goals?
May. 8from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
After finding herself abandoned by society after leaving prison, Susan Burton became the aid she and so many others in her position needed.
Apr. 12from Scheer Intelligence
All the White House hopefuls talk about Climate Change. But Democrat Jay Inslee says it’s not just one issue; it’s all the issues.
May. 18from To the Point