Jim Sterngold

Wall Street Journal

Guest/Host

Senior special writer for the Wall Street Journal and author of the forthcoming book, On the Cancer Frontier: One Man, One Disease, and a Medical Revolution; former Los Angeles Bureau Chief for the San Francisco Chronicle

Jim Sterngold on KCRW

Five years ago,  Bernard Madoff  confessed to a $17 billion Ponzi scheme, the biggest in history, insisting that he acted alone.

JP Morgan May Face Criminal Action in Madoff Case

Five years ago, Bernard Madoff confessed to a $17 billion Ponzi scheme, the biggest in history, insisting that he acted alone.

from To the Point

In a city given over to the automobile, billboards have been a fixture here for decades.

Are Digital Billboards Scarring the Los Angeles Skyline?

In a city given over to the automobile, billboards have been a fixture here for decades.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Can California Integrate its Prisons Without Violence?

from Which Way, L.A.?

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Josh Barro, Tim Carney, Christine Emba and Gustavo Arellano revisit their election predictions at the end of a long Election Week

from Left, Right & Center

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

KCRW’s Warren Olney talks with Harvard law professor Jody Freeman and Princeton international affairs professor Michael Oppenheimer about Biden’s climate plans and what it means to…

from To the Point

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

from Scheer Intelligence

The 605 Corridor Improvement Project aims to add new lanes and exit ramps along the 605 freeway and a stretch of the 5 freeway in southeastern LA County.

from Greater LA

In the second part of a two-part interview, Thomas Frank explores how anti-populism made liberals comfortable with plutocracy.

from Scheer Intelligence

Sun, sand, and surf are all synonymous with Southern California’s famous beaches.

from Greater LA

Ken White and Josh Barro talk about the pardon for Michael Flynn.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

Most people say merit-based success is the result of hard work and dedication. Those who achieve success typically enjoy the rewards: a better income, praise and recognition.

from Life Examined