Katharine Moon

Chair of Asian studies at Wellesley College

Chair of Asian studies at Wellesley College

Katharine Moon on KCRW

The exchange of threats between President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un led to warnings of possible nuclear war.

The Winter Games and Korean detente

The exchange of threats between President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un led to warnings of possible nuclear war.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

Dr. Lucy Jones left behind a gig with the U.S. Geological Survey to devote her energy to fighting climate change. And she’d like to see music play a bigger role in the effort.

from KCRW Features

More than 15,000 Ukrainians have passed through Tijuana on their way into the U.S. Some struggle with nightmares and trauma as they wonder what comes next.

from Greater LA

Critics of the West’s role in the Ukraine war, such as CIA veterans Ray McGovern and John Kiriakou, are being ostracized from the American media landscape.

from Scheer Intelligence

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

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

from Scheer Intelligence

Los Angeles mayoral candidates Karen Bass and Rick Caruso launch TV and internet ad blitz to emerge as frontrunners in the mayoral race.

from KCRW Features

Pentagon whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg argues the Russian president may not be deploying his nukes but is using them effectively as a threat.

from Scheer Intelligence

When the LA Riots broke out, KJLH-FM dropped its all-music format to become a voice for the community. Its former news director reflects on the events.

from KCRW Features

People over 85 are the fastest growing age group in California, according to state analyses. Commentator Joe Mathews says that makes Sen. Dianne Feinstein indispensable.

from Zócalo's Connecting California