Mark Potok

Editor, Southern Poverty Law Center's Intelligence Report

Guest

Director of the Intelligence Project at the Southern Poverty Law Center, based in Montgomery, Alabama, and editor of its Intelligence Report

Mark Potok on KCRW

More than 100 Jewish community centers and schools nationwide have  faced bomb threats . The FBI is  investigating , but so far have not identified a suspect.

Bomb threats to Jewish centers stir up fears over heightened anti-Semitism

More than 100 Jewish community centers and schools nationwide have faced bomb threats . The FBI is investigating , but so far have not identified a suspect.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Janet Reno, the nation’s first female attorney general, died this morning from complications of Parkinson's Disease.

How 90s right-wing extremism echoes in today's politics

Janet Reno, the nation’s first female attorney general, died this morning from complications of Parkinson's Disease.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LaVoy Finicum, one of the armed protesters occupying a wildlife refuge in Burns, Oregon, during the past two months was killed yesterday afternoon in a police confrontation.

Oregon Militia Movement Leads to Tragedy

LaVoy Finicum, one of the armed protesters occupying a wildlife refuge in Burns, Oregon, during the past two months was killed yesterday afternoon in a police confrontation.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

Throughout the pandemic, movie studios have struggled to decide whether to move big films to streaming services or risk putting them in theaters.

from Hollywood Breakdown

As COVID cases surge across the country, some states say they're nearing the point where they'll have to ration care to those with a better chance of survival.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California took new steps toward criminal justice reform this week when voters statewide and in cities from Los Angeles to San Francisco approved measures to address racial and…

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Because of COVID-19, about 40% of adults are canceling or postponing their regular medical appointments, according to the Centers for Disease Control .

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

California on Monday recorded its highest number of new cases since the pandemic began — more than 13,000 .

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A lopsided victory for the measure to keep Uber, Lyft, DoorDash and Instacart drivers classified as contractors with limited job benefits puts labor groups on defense.

from KCRW Features

This morning, Jackie Lacey conceded to former George Gascón in the race for Los Angeles County’s next district attorney.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Starting Wednesday night, LA County will require restaurants to stop outdoor dining, which local health officials have linked to an uptick in new coronavirus cases.

from Greater LA