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President Obama promised to close the detention facility at Guantánamo Bay, and the population is dwindling down.

15 Guantánamo detainees released

President Obama promised to close the detention facility at Guantánamo Bay, and the population is dwindling down.

from To the Point

Robert Scheer sits down with journalist Jason Leopold to discuss how he has used the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) again and again to obtain previously undisclosed government…

Jason Leopold and the Power of FOIA

Robert Scheer sits down with journalist Jason Leopold to discuss how he has used the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) again and again to obtain previously undisclosed government…

from Scheer Intelligence

Since 2002, the "detention center" at Guantánamo Bay in Cuba has held almost 800 prisoners.

Guantánamo Bay: The Unmet Promise

Since 2002, the "detention center" at Guantánamo Bay in Cuba has held almost 800 prisoners.

from To the Point

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California took new steps toward criminal justice reform this week when voters statewide and in cities from Los Angeles to San Francisco approved measures to address racial and…

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Thomas Frank examines the history of American populism, and how it was distorted by Democrats and co-opted by Republicans.

from Scheer Intelligence

Starting Wednesday night, LA County will require restaurants to stop outdoor dining, which local health officials have linked to an uptick in new coronavirus cases.

from Greater LA

Dennis Kucinich, former Ohio congressman and mayor of Cleveland, weighs in on what the Democratic Party keeps getting wrong.

from Scheer Intelligence

On Sunday, Nov. 8, about 200 Trump supporters lined up on Santa Monica Blvd., protesting that the Democratic party stole the presidential election from Donald Trump.

from KCRW Features

LA County said this morning that it has counted more than 3.3 million ballots, with about 618,000 to go.

from Greater LA

Despite repeated public health warnings, more Americans are expected to fly for Thanksgiving than any time since the pandemic started.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President-elect Joe Biden says rejoining the Paris Agreement on climate change would be among his first actions after he’s sworn in.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Governor Gavin Newsom just announced a mandatory stay-at-home order for most of the state from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. This begins Saturday and will last for one month.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand