DONATE!

close

Henry Olsen

Guest

Henry Olsen is a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center. He is the author of The Working Class Republican: Ronald Reagan and the Return of Blue-Collar Conservatism.

Henry Olsen on KCRW

Secretary of Defense James “Maddog” Mattis resigns a day after Trump announces plans to withdraw military forces from Syria. Plus: can we afford a government shutdown?

Mattis is out and we’re heading to a shutdown

Secretary of Defense James “Maddog” Mattis resigns a day after Trump announces plans to withdraw military forces from Syria. Plus: can we afford a government shutdown?

from Left, Right & Center

From Bernie Sanders to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez,“socialism” is having a hot summer. Is it the future of the Democratic Party or an easy Republican target?

Is ‘socialism’ dividing the Democrats

From Bernie Sanders to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez,“socialism” is having a hot summer. Is it the future of the Democratic Party or an easy Republican target?

from To the Point

Vladimir Putin denied Russia interfered in the 2016 election.

Presidents Trump and Putin meet privately

Vladimir Putin denied Russia interfered in the 2016 election.

from Left, Right & Center

More from KCRW

This Sunday, the Los Angeles Rams will face the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LIII.

from KCRW Features

Arctic temperatures are hitting the midwest, while Australia experiences a heat wave. Heat records were broken all over last year, from Hong Kong to Norway to Southern California.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Democrats seem unlikely to give in to President Trump’s wall funding demands, making another government shutdown likely.

from Left, Right & Center

Listen to America change… one person at a time. For these six people, the politics of the Trump era have changed everyday life.

from Left, Right & Center

Stacey Abrams, who narrowly lost the Georgia governor’s race in November, is delivering the Democrats’ response to President Trump’s State of the Union address.

from News Stories

American-born journalist Jason Rezaian spent a year and a half in one of Iran’s toughest prisons. He was accused of espionage.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Listen to America change… one person at a time. For these six people, the politics of the Trump era have changed everyday life.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In conversation with Robert Scheer, Ron Kovic and Maj. Danny Sjursen examine their roles in our nation's bloody trajectory since the Vietnam War.

from Scheer Intelligence

Life, replete with its ups and downs, goes on in U.S. and Mexican border communities despite the political calamity unfolding around them.

from Scheer Intelligence