Jon Reed

radio reporter and producer

Jon Reed on KCRW

Over the past year, China has almost stopped accepting America’s recyclables. More than 200 recycling centers in California closed last month.

The promise of recycling may be failing

Over the past year, China has almost stopped accepting America’s recyclables. More than 200 recycling centers in California closed last month.

from Greater LA

Jocalyn Sanford grew up in Stockton, California, where she took AP classes in high school and was captain of her track team.

Low-income students turn to UCSB's Promise Scholars Program for success

Jocalyn Sanford grew up in Stockton, California, where she took AP classes in high school and was captain of her track team.

from Greater LA

“False flag” reports, even outright deceptions, have led to some of America’s longest wars. New technology makes another disastrous mistake more likely than ever.

Can Fake News Lead to Real War?

“False flag” reports, even outright deceptions, have led to some of America’s longest wars. New technology makes another disastrous mistake more likely than ever.

from To the Point

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Jorja Leap joins Robert Scheer to discuss the plight of women who have been incarcerated and their struggles to reenter society.

from Scheer Intelligence

Natasha Rothwell played Kelli on HBO’s “Insecure,” and the beleaguered spa manager in “The White Lotus.” Now, she’s in the hit sequel “Sonic The Hedgehog 2.”

from The Business

The first time I did a film commentary for KCRW was so many years ago that listeners must have been listening on crystal sets.

from Film Reviews

KCRW hears reactions from Angelenos on the leaked opinion draft that says Roe v. Wade will be overturned, leaving room for states to ban abortions.

from Greater LA

Gov. Newsom’s proposed $125 million legislation would expand abortion access in California, budgeting for more than 1 million abortion seekers traveling to the state per year.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA’s youth climate leaders keep up with their schoolwork as they lobby for climate legislation, rally a generation, and try to secure a liveable future.

from Greater LA

The United Nations can’t stop Russia’s war on Ukraine. And author Yascha Mounk says more diversity is a threat to democracy, but he’s still hopeful.

from To the Point

Loyola Law School professor Jessica Levinson breaks down the significance of the U.S. Supreme Court opinion draft leak on Roe v. Wade and the intentions behind it.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Disney reports that it has 8 million new subscribers to its streaming service. Investors are wondering how much money Disney+ subscribers will bring in the long run.

from Hollywood Breakdown