Julian Zelizer on KCRW

Historically, the US has been a “nation of immigrants,” but the welcome mat comes and goes. The current crisis at the Mexican border didn’t start with President Trump.

The politics of incivility

Historically, the US has been a “nation of immigrants,” but the welcome mat comes and goes. The current crisis at the Mexican border didn’t start with President Trump.

from To the Point

Perhaps the shortest tenure ever for a White House official, Anthony Scaramucci is out as Communications Director. He was there for a little over a week.

John Kelly in as Chief of Staff, 'The Mooch' out as Communications Director

Perhaps the shortest tenure ever for a White House official, Anthony Scaramucci is out as Communications Director. He was there for a little over a week.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump promised big things in  his first 100 days , but his most important achievement may be keeping the government open.

Do the first hundred days really matter?

President Trump promised big things in his first 100 days , but his most important achievement may be keeping the government open.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

Nithya Raman is the new City Council member representing LA’s District 4, which covers Griffith Park, Silver Lake, the Hollywood Hills and part of Koreatown.

from Greater LA

Before COVID-19, street vendor Heleo Leyva ran Quesadillas Tepexco, an East Hollywood food stand. But as the virus began to spread, he was forced to shut down.

from Greater LA

Publicly-funded media models make a lot of Americans nervous, but Victor Pickard argues it may be the only way to repair our tattered democracy.

from Scheer Intelligence

President-elect Joe Biden said on the campaign trail that he hopes to have a close relationship with his vice president.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Governor Gavin Newsom just announced a mandatory stay-at-home order for most of the state from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. This begins Saturday and will last for one month.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Following an unprecedented election season, defined not only by its long primary season but a global pandemic, the day after the election has arrived.

from KCRW Features

Josh Barro, Tim Carney and Christine Emba talk about President Trump and Republicans denying the election results and the promise of the coronavirus vaccine.

from Left, Right & Center

Angela Merkel is the second-longest serving chancellor in modern German history.

from Studio Berlin