Joel Stein

author of “In Defense of Elitism: Why I’m Better Than You and You Are Better Than Someone Who Didn’t Buy This Book”

Guest

Former columnist for the Los Angeles Times and regular contributor to Time magazine, on a range of political and cultural topics

Joel Stein on KCRW

“Draining the swamp” was a popular slogan, and President Trump has made good on his promise.  Crucial firings and resignations have hit almost every department.

Draining the swamp -- for better or worse?

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Stanford grad and LA Times columnist Joel Stein goes to the best parties, and rubs shoulders with Moby, Rob Reiner, and LA Mayor Eric Garcetti.

Writer Joel Stein wants Ivy League-educated, TED talk-loving elites to take back America

Stanford grad and LA Times columnist Joel Stein goes to the best parties, and rubs shoulders with Moby, Rob Reiner, and LA Mayor Eric Garcetti.

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Is Plastic Surgery the New Makeup?

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