Professor of Labor, UC Berkeley
Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, specializing in labor and the global economy
More than 12 million Americans work in the gig economy, including Uber drivers and freelance writers.
May. 1, 2018from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
We hear a lot of political rhetoric touting good middle-class manufacturing jobs. But what's so great about factory jobs? How many people do they still employ?
Jan. 31, 2014from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The nation's carmakers may be nearing a finish line that no one wants to cross.
Apr. 27, 2009from Which Way, L.A.?
Personal medical records behind public health regulations are now stamped "confidential." If they aren’t opened up, the Trump EPA says it will ignore them.
Nov. 18from To the Point
The House Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing today on the impeachment inquiry report completed by the House Intelligence Committee, as it moves toward drafting articles of…
Dec. 9from News Special Programming
Some key polls spooked liberals one year away from the 2020 general election.
Nov. 8from Left, Right & Center
The California Democratic senator announced today she’s suspending her campaign for president, exactly two months before the Iowa caucus.
Dec. 3from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The head of the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority will step down at the end of the month. We ask why.
Dec. 2from Greater LA
The Human Rights Campaign found that a city’s size did not guarantee equity for their queer community.
Nov. 26from KCRW Features
The public impeachment hearings roll on.
Nov. 20from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
The public phase of impeachment has begun.
Nov. 13from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Former hedge fund manager Tom Steyer says the U.S. has a broken government because corporations bought it.
Nov. 19from Press Play with Madeleine Brand