Deputy Director of the California Program, New America Foundation
Senior scholar and Director of the California Program at the New America Foundation
The Governor and legislative leaders worked out a $26 billion compromise Monday, but it was unclear if enough Democrats and Republicans would go along.
Jul. 22, 2009from Which Way, L.A.?
Legislators in have told reporters that Governor Schwarzenegger has proposed a one-cent hike in the state sales tax to balance the budget.
Aug. 5, 2008from Which Way, L.A.?
Once again it’s the race for the White House as Reality TV, with 20 performers focused on making the next audition. Are “bold proposals” politically risky?
Jul. 30from To the Point
This weekend’s mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio killed more than two dozen people.
Aug. 5from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his cell at the Manhattan Correctional Center on Saturday, as he awaited trial. What happens next in the investigation?
Aug. 14from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
LA’s City Council voted on Tuesday to renew rules that restrict where people living in their vehicles may park. Community activists say these rules criminalize homelessness.
Jul. 31from Greater LA
The death of the nation’s longest serving federal judge is a reminder about our lack of effective judicial oversight.
Aug. 8from Zócalo's Connecting California
David Crosby formed what he views as rock’s first supergroup: Crosby, Stills and Nash.
Jul. 29from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
This summer, Press Play has been looking at cities overrun with tourism in a series called #stayhome.
Aug. 7from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
This week, the political debate dominated political debate.
Aug. 2from Left, Right & Center
The annual Iowa State Fair is known as the unofficial start to campaign season.
Aug. 9from Press Play with Madeleine Brand