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Last week, Walmart stunned the world of retail by announcing that it will give half-million low-wage workers a raise in April to $9 an hour, with the promise of $10 an hour by…
Feb. 23, 2015from To the Point
In this episode of The Legal Eagle Files, KCRW host and journalist Madeleine Brand and law professor Jessica Levinson shed some light on the most private and powerful institution in…
May. 12from The Legal Eagle Files
More than 500 people were arrested in downtown Los Angeles Friday night as demonstrations protesting police violence — including the recent killing of George Floyd — shifted into…
May. 30from News Stories
The coronavirus pandemic exposes collapsing medical systems around the world, as well as weaknesses with health care in the United States.
May. 7from To the Point
Disease has thrived among dense populations since cities began. But COVID-19 is the worst example since 1918, and New York City is America’s primary victim.
May. 28from To the Point
In a new book, journalist Vincent Bevins traces the Cold War massacres in Asia and Latin America that still define global political dynamics today.
May. 29from Scheer Intelligence
The unemployment rate is the worst since the Great Depression.
May. 8from Left, Right & Center
Demonstrators assembled in downtown Los Angeles Wednesday as part of national protests calling attention to the death of George Floyd, a Minneapolis black man killed by police officers…
May. 28from News Stories
Tech titans like Apple, Google and Facebook are about to get low-tech competition to help detect the novel coronavirus.
Jun. 1from To the Point
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May. 20from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers