Jeffrey Sharlet

Dartmouth College

Guest

Associate professor of English at Dartmouth College, and a fellow with the Investigative Fund at the Nation Institute; journalist and author, most recently, of Sweet Heaven When I Die: Faith, Faithlessness and the Country in Betweencontributing editor at Harper's magazine; former research scholar at the New York University Center for Religion and Media 

Jeffrey Sharlet on KCRW

On March first of this year, an unarmed, black man named Charly Keunang was tased and then shot to death on Skid Row by officers of the LAPD. Video shot by a bystander went viral.

Local Law Enforcement under the Microscope

On March first of this year, an unarmed, black man named Charly Keunang was tased and then shot to death on Skid Row by officers of the LAPD. Video shot by a bystander went viral.

from Which Way, L.A.?

The Sochi Olympics have focused attention on Vladimir Putin’s anti-gay laws, but homophobia runs deep in Russia and elsewhere around the world.

Homophobia and Gay Rights in Putin's Russia

The Sochi Olympics have focused attention on Vladimir Putin’s anti-gay laws, but homophobia runs deep in Russia and elsewhere around the world.

from To the Point

The  Gallup Poll  says more than 90 percent of Americans believe in some kind of God, but more and more don't identify with any particular denomination.

Is America More Religious than Ever?

The Gallup Poll says more than 90 percent of Americans believe in some kind of God, but more and more don't identify with any particular denomination.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers