Matt Yglesias

Senior correspondent for Vox

Senior correspondent for Vox

Matt Yglesias on KCRW

George Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis police officer and the world saw the incident on video.

George Floyd

George Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis police officer and the world saw the incident on video.

from Left, Right & Center

Senators have been sworn in and the trial begins next week.

The eleventh hour

Senators have been sworn in and the trial begins next week.

from Left, Right & Center

How is the American constitutional system doing in its 273rd year?

A birthday check-up

How is the American constitutional system doing in its 273rd year?

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Protestors interrupted the first meeting of the new LA City Council today, continuing a chaotic string of days for the city’s government.

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Lensa AI allows users to upload selfies and transforms them into fantastical portraits. Some women say it's returning sexualized versions of their photos.

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Following the violent beating and death of Tyre Nichols, retired LAPD Sergeant Cheryl Dorsey looks at the Memphis police department and what went wrong.

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Mayor Karen Bass’s “Inside Safe” initiative has brought more than 100 unhoused people into shelters. But how fast permanent housing will materialize?

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Larry Gross, author of the LGBTQ civil rights treatise, “Up From Invisibility,” honors the achievement of the new same-sex marriage law with only feint appreciation for the president…

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Esteemed physician Dr. Stephen Bezruchka explains why spending the most in the midst of inequality and flawed politics produces an unhealthy prognosis.

from Scheer Intelligence

Panelists discuss the current state of Russia’s war against Ukraine, how democracy is shifting across the globe, and the legacy of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

from Left, Right & Center

The FBI, CIA, NSA and other agencies have historically exploited their power but their limits appear boundless in the modern age.

from Scheer Intelligence

Panelists discuss the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s change of leadership and reforming law enforcement agencies, the rise of antisemitism, and the politics of the World Cup.

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