Gwen Filosa

Staff writer, Times-Picayune

Guest

Staff writer for the Times-Picayune

Gwen Filosa on KCRW

More than two years after Katrina, public housing in New Orleans has become an issue on Capitol Hill and in the presidential campaign.

Shutting the Door to Public Housing in New Orleans?

More than two years after Katrina, public housing in New Orleans has become an issue on Capitol Hill and in the presidential campaign.

from To the Point

Immediately after Katrina, violent crime all but disappeared from New Orleans as the city lost about half of its pre-hurricane population.

Is New Orleans Safe for Anyone?

Immediately after Katrina, violent crime all but disappeared from New Orleans as the city lost about half of its pre-hurricane population.

from To the Point

After Katrina, President Bush said, "We will do what it takes" to make "this great city...  rise again."  The  Army Corps of Engineers  promised to rebuild a safer New Orleans.  Today,…

Public Housing and FEMA Vouchers in the 'New' New Orleans

After Katrina, President Bush said, "We will do what it takes" to make "this great city...  rise again."  The Army Corps of Engineers promised to rebuild a safer New Orleans.  Today,…

from To the Point

More from KCRW

Metrolink is now powering its trains with recycled natural oils from Singapore and Finland, which it says will cut carbon emissions by up to 80%. But that doesn’t make it sustainable.

from Greater LA

Californians can now send in their mail-in ballots for the 2022 primary election. Who’s running? How does California’s permanent mail-in ballot system work?

from KCRW Features

How long will food prices continue to surge? They’ve been going up due to pandemic-induced supply chain disruptions and the Russia-Ukraine conflict.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

From private yards to public parks, gardeners and landscape designers are trying to “rewild” the land with native plants and creatures, and restore the web of life.

from Greater LA

A Florida politician is suing the federal government over what she says is unconstitutional regulation on gun ownership for marijuana users.

from KCRW Features

LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva is running for reelection despite being plagued by several scandals. Why aren’t there strong challengers in the primary election to take him on?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Panelists discuss what might have motivated the recent shooting in Buffalo, NY. They also analyze “the Great Replacement Theory” and Trump’s hold on the GOP.

from Left, Right & Center

Jorja Leap joins Robert Scheer to discuss the plight of women who have been incarcerated and their struggles to reenter society.

from Scheer Intelligence

Join us as candidates running for the Los Angeles Mayoral race debate the issue of homelessness, live on KCRW. Come back on May 20th at 6 p.m. to watch the livestream.