Professor of history at Harvard University and author of The War on Alcohol: Prohibition and the Rise of the American State
One hundred years ago, Prohibition officially went into effect. The 18th Amendment to the U.S.
Feb. 6from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Juice joints, hooch, flappers and speakeasies often come to mind when we think of the Prohibition Era, and historians have often treated it as a little more than a misguided moralistic…
Dec. 30, 2015from To the Point
Bernie Sanders may never make it to the White House, but, just when we need them most, socialists like “Bigger than Bernie” co-author Meagan Day have picked up his torch.
Jun. 26from Scheer Intelligence
For the first time since nationwide protests erupted over police brutality, local elected officials in Los Angeles are set to vote later today on changes to the LAPD’s budget for the…
Jun. 15from News Stories
As BLM protests sweep the globe, the movement’s co-founder Melina Abdullah talks about its roots and her hopes for the coming years.
Jun. 19from Scheer Intelligence
After killings and other violence recorded on camera, Black Lives Matter supporters are demanding police reform.
Jun. 25from To the Point
Josh Barro, Michael Steele and Christine Emba discuss the policy and news that made headlines this week
Jun. 12from Left, Right & Center
Scientific evidence shows that wearing a mask can protect both the wearer and the community around them from COVID-19.
Jul. 2from To the Point
Today the FBI arrested LA City Councilman Jose Huizar. Huizar chaired the powerful Planning and Land Use Committee. In a press conference today, U.S.
Jun. 23from Greater LA
Governor Gavin Newsom says the state is shutting down indoor operations at restaurants, wineries, tasting rooms, movie theaters, museums and more in 19 counties to curb the…
Jul. 1from Greater LA
Josh Barro and Ken White talk about Attorney General Bill Barr firing the top federal prosecutor in New York and a surprise order on the Michael Flynn case.
Jun. 24from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers