Jonathan Last

Weekly Standard

Guest/Host

Senior writer at the Weekly Standard,a conservative magazine, and author of What to Expect When No One’s Expecting: America's Coming Demographic Disaster

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Sequester madness begins today, the Supreme Court takes on the Voting Rights Act and gay marriage, a tough-sentence for Bradley Manning, and coming soon: a new Pope.

Fiscal Cliff Forever; Saucy Scalia; and Double Pope

Sequester madness begins today, the Supreme Court takes on the Voting Rights Act and gay marriage, a tough-sentence for Bradley Manning, and coming soon: a new Pope.

from Left, Right & Center

In the late 1960's, Paul Ehrlich warned that a  Population Bomb  was creating so many people they wouldn't be able to feed themselves within 20 years.

Should Americans Be Having More Babies?

In the late 1960's, Paul Ehrlich warned that a Population Bomb was creating so many people they wouldn't be able to feed themselves within 20 years.

from To the Point

In  last night's debate ,  Mitt Romney  was an aggressive challenger, not afraid to accuse a sitting President of not telling the truth.

Taking Stock of the First Debate

In last night's debate , Mitt Romney was an aggressive challenger, not afraid to accuse a sitting President of not telling the truth.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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Josh, Liz and Ross discuss America’s testing shortage and how Build Back Better is tending towards smaller things better. Then, special guest Paul D.

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We may need additional booster shots down the line, but for now the fully vaccinated are well protected against Omicron, according to Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis.

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Artificial intelligence can predict breast cancer years before it shows up on a mammogram, according to a new MIT study .

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

U.S. hospitals are bracing for another winter surge as they face a shortage of medical supplies, such as wheelchairs, crutches, syringes, and more.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Columnist Joe Mathews channels Plato and Jonathan Swift as he proposes universal orphanhood to be a straight path to societal equity in California.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Panelists discuss how inflation is affecting consumers and lawmakers, and former congresswoman Jane Harman looks at voting rights and how to prevent Russia from invading Ukraine.

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Competing fears about nuclear risks, climate change and power supplies are framing the discussion over the future of Diablo Canyon, says Joe Mathews.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

States nationwide are seeing COVID-19 surges, and New York reported more than 60,000 new cases this past weekend, the most since the start of the pandemic.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A special LRC to mark the end of 2021 and Josh’s run as host.

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