Jesse McKinley

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Reporter, and former San Francisco Bureau Chief, for the New York Times, he's part of the paper's "How We Live" team

Jesse McKinley on KCRW

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.

Why Cynthia Nixon wants to be the next NY governor

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.

from 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.

The Latest Food Fight in Sacramento

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.

from 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.

Legalization of Marijuana Gets a Hearing in Sacramento

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.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

This week, we moved a lot closer to a court challenge that could significantly reduce or eliminate constitutional protections for abortion rights.

from 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.

from 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.

from 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.

from 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.”

from To the Point

In 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered California to downsize its prisons because of overcrowding.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Tech workers at Amazon are risking their jobs to combat climate change.

from To the Point

There’s still much to discuss.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

But will they hold him in contempt of Congress?

from Left, Right & Center