City University of New York
Professor of political science and sociology at the Graduate Center, City University of New York
In last night’s State of the Union Speech, President Obama called for state and federal legislation expanding paid sick and family leave for workers.
Jan. 21, 2015from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
As wine tasting rooms sit empty during the coronavirus pandemic, producers are coming up with new models of showcasing and selling their wine, from free delivery and curbside pickup to…
Apr. 3from KCRW Features
A new COVID-19 mobile testing site opened this week at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science in South LA.
Apr. 9from Greater LA
LA County now has more than 6,000 COVID-19 cases. Most of those cases probably won’t require hospitalization, so it falls on families to care for sick people in their homes.
Apr. 7from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) furloughs more staff. The Getty announces $10 million to fund small and mid-sized arts organizations.
Apr. 7from Arts & Culture Stories
California has deemed cannabis dispensaries an essential business under the state’s “Stay at Home” order.
Apr. 6from Greater LA
Health officials in Riverside are ordering the county’s residents to wear a face covering when out in public and banning all gatherings apart from family members or those living under…
Apr. 6from KCRW Features
The earth is getting a break while we all stay out of planes, trains, and automobiles to hunker down at home. If we can do this for a pandemic, why not for climate change?
Apr. 7from Greater LA
As of last Friday, only a third of Keara Williams’ high school english students had submitted assignments she posted online after her South LA school closed three weeks ago.
Apr. 9from KCRW Features
Kelly Wearstler has reigned in interior design since arriving in Los Angeles in the 1990s. She’s now teaching an online MasterClass.
Apr. 9from Design and Architecture