Heather Hurlburt

Director, New America's Political Reform program and Columnist, New York Magazine

Director of New Models of Policy Change project at New America's Political Reform program and columnist at New York Magazine

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Partisanship is more powerful than science, even for conservative environmentalists. They don’t buy warnings about an existential crisis.

Republicans look at climate change and see… Democrats

Partisanship is more powerful than science, even for conservative environmentalists. They don’t buy warnings about an existential crisis.

from To the Point

President Trump said there is “warmth” between him and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, even though their summit was cut short with no deal.

Sometimes you have to walk

President Trump said there is “warmth” between him and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, even though their summit was cut short with no deal.

from Left, Right & Center

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Between 2016 and 2019, Bakersfield police officers used force that broke at least 45 bones in 31 people, an analysis of public records shows.

from News Stories

Jobs numbers are up but a recovery still looks rocky as we emerge from the pandemic.

from Left, Right & Center

After 15 months of the pandemic, the Golden State is no longer requiring capacity limits, masks, or social distancing in most places.

from Greater LA

Last month, LA saw its first major fire of what’s expected to be a devastating season.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In Tulsa, Oklahoma, President Biden today marked the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, and he unveiled new measures to address the racial wealth gap.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Community activists, entrepreneurs, and local politicians are keeping tabs on President Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure spending plan that’s currently being debated on Capitol Hill.

from Greater LA

On June 15, the Golden State is saying goodbye to many of the regulations that have shaped daily life for the last pandemic year.

from KCRW Features

KCRW’s Press Play asked audience members to share one habit they’ve picked up in the past year that they hope to keep.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

One year ago this week, George Floyd was murdered in Minneapolis at the hands of former police officer Derek Chauvin. The killing set off the largest civil rights movement the U.S.

from Greater LA