FROM Jaemi Jackson
Can Cities Keep Up with LA's Urban Agricultural Boom? LA County may be the most populous in the nation, but there still are 1200 urban farms . That's according to UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, which created the website CultivateLosAngeles.org . One former student who helped develop the project is Jaemi Jackson who graduated with a master's degree in Urban and Regional Planning. (Find out more and see pictures on the WWLA blog .)
Who's to blame for the opioid crisis? Some of the lawyers who took on Big Tobacco are now going after Big Pharma. It’s all about the deadly epidemic of opioid use. Are the drug companies to blame? What about the users? Later, on today’s Talking Point: making sense of Britain’s upset election.
Ex-FBI Director Comey tells his side of the story Today, former FBI Director James Comey came close to calling the President who fired him a liar. The White House denied the claim and called it insulting, but Republican Senators did not challenge Comey’s truthfulness. Many questions remain: did the President try to obstruct a federal investigation? Later, we’ll go behind the “velvet rope” for a look at 5-Star health care for the richest Americans.
What happens when America retreats from the world? Is President Trump taking his "America First" agenda to extremes, withdrawing the country from the international stage on trade and climate change, distancing America from its traditional allies across the Atlantic and even threatening to physically isolate the country through the building of a wall along its southern border? León Krauze guest hosts.