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In the Central Valley, Donald Trump has a lot of supporters, but there are also undocumented workers who are the backbone of the farm economy.

Immigration concerns reverberate through Central Valley

In the Central Valley, Donald Trump has a lot of supporters, but there are also undocumented workers who are the backbone of the farm economy.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Trump’s pick for Labor Secretary, Andrew Puzder, has a history of anti-labor policies as CEO of the company that owns Hardens and Carl Jr’s.

Labor activists troubled by Labor Secretary nominee

Trump’s pick for Labor Secretary, Andrew Puzder, has a history of anti-labor policies as CEO of the company that owns Hardens and Carl Jr’s.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Textbook reviews are routine, but this year, a culture clash of sorts broke out in the process in California.

Updates to CA’s K-12 History Curriculum Reflect the State’s Diversity

Textbook reviews are routine, but this year, a culture clash of sorts broke out in the process in California.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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from Left, Right & Center

The Sacramento police officers who shot and killed Stephon Clark won’t face criminal charges. Now California’s attorney general has to decide whether to indict them.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It’s an extra episode of ATPL with special guest Preet Bharara!

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After 17 years, the U.S. is trying to negotiate its way out of Afghanistan. One partner in the search for peace is the Taliban, once an enemy in the “War on Terror.”

from To the Point

A Boeing plane crashed minutes after taking off in Ethiopia this weekend. All 157 people onboard died in the crash.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A lot of app-based companies like Uber, GrubHub, and Doordash like to classify their workers as independent contractors rather than employees.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Michael Cohen, President Trump's former lawyer, is testifying on Capitol Hill.

It may look like business as usual on a Friday night at Jumbo’s Clown Room in Hollywood. A lingerie-clad dancer shimmies up the pole, arches back, and drops to the floor.

from KCRW Features

Women developed the coffee filter, the donut, mass-produced champagne, and modern Mexican food. A new book looks at these historic accomplishments.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand