Reporter, and former San Francisco Bureau Chief, for the New York Times, he's part of the paper's "How We Live" team
Voters in New York are going to the polls on Thursday. Actress Cynthia Nixon -- Miranda from “Sex in the City” -- is challenging Governor Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic primary.
Sep. 12, 2018from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
More than one hundred of California's best known chefs are lobbying in Sacramento for repeal of a law passed more than seven years ago.
May. 1, 2012from Which Way, L.A.?
A tax on marijuana could raise $1.4 billion in revenue for California, the first state to legalize marijuana for medical use and one that could really use the money.
Oct. 28, 2009from To the Point
This week, we moved a lot closer to a court challenge that could significantly reduce or eliminate constitutional protections for abortion rights.
May. 17from Left, Right & Center
President Trump has invited Iran to “pick up the phone and call” him. He’s also threatened the “end” of that country. It’s the latest act in a long international drama.
May. 23from To the Point
Hollywood's triumph in the global culture wars is a serious cause for concern at a time in which conglomerates and uniformity reign, argues French scholar Violaine Roussel.
May. 24from Scheer Intelligence
What happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay in the Arctic. It’s not just glacial melting and rising seas, but rising temperatures mean trouble for plants and animals.
Apr. 11from To the Point
Get ready for more debate about health insurance as Trump runs for re-election. Democratic hopefuls are debating reforms while Republicans accuse them of “socialized medicine.”
May. 9from To the Point
In 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered California to downsize its prisons because of overcrowding.
Apr. 24from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Tech workers at Amazon are risking their jobs to combat climate change.
Apr. 18from To the Point
There’s still much to discuss.
Apr. 24from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
But will they hold him in contempt of Congress?
May. 3from Left, Right & Center