Maya Rockeymoore

Leadership for Healthy Communities

Guest

President of Global Policy Solutions, a policy consulting firm based in Washington, DC, and Director of Leadership for Healthy Communities, a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Maya Rockeymoore on KCRW

It's common knowledge that Americans live in an environment that promotes obesity.  But, despite years of warnings, they're getting fatter than ever.

America's Obesity Epidemic and the Culture of Fatness

It's common knowledge that Americans live in an environment that promotes obesity.  But, despite years of warnings, they're getting fatter than ever.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

Paul Thomas Anderson’s new movie, “Licorice Pizza,” is about growing up and falling in love in the San Fernando Valley in the 1970s.

from Greater LA

Torture victim Majid Khan’s lawyer J. Wells Dixon joins Robert Scheer to discuss his client’s shocking testimony about the CIA’s so-called “enhanced interrogation tactics.”

from Scheer Intelligence

John Kiriakou joins Robert Scheer to discuss the plight of the whistleblower, sentenced to 45 months in prison for revealing how often drone strikes kill civilians.

from Scheer Intelligence

San Francisco is at times known for its rough-and-tumble approach to local politics. But now a more bruising political fight is playing out in the City by the Bay.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

The U.S.-Mexico border is set to reopen following a long shutdown to all but “essential” traffic.” This will likely bring heavy traffic, sanitation issues and crimes.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

The supply chain is still clogged and inflation is at a 30-year high , while the U.S. has been importing more overseas goods than before the COVID pandemic.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

There may come a day when fire-prone areas like Malibu aren’t habitable as climate change makes wildfires more frequent and more difficult to control.

from Greater LA

AAA expects more than 53 million people to travel for Thanksgiving this year, nearly matching pre-pandemic levels amid hopes of a semi-formal holiday season.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A couple of dozen Malibu neighbors have been developing “community brigades” since the 2018 Woolsey Fire.

from Greater LA