Megan McArdle

Bloomberg View

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Megan McArdle is a columnist for Bloomberg View and the author of The Upside of Down: Why Failing Well Is the Key to Success. She is a former senior editor for The Atlantic.

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This week, the political debate dominated political debate.

Who won the second debate?

This week, the political debate dominated political debate.

from Left, Right & Center

A Left-only panel and a Right-only panel debate the future in this special episode

The future of the Left and the Right: what’s next?

A Left-only panel and a Right-only panel debate the future in this special episode

from Left, Right & Center

Let’s review.

What a weird week.

Let’s review.

from Left, Right & Center

More from KCRW

Lots of news this week.

from Left, Right & Center

A cartoon on the cover of the Economist says it all: leaders of the world’s two foremost democracies are scrambling to hold on. President Trump is faced with the possibility of impeachment. In the interests of Brexit, Boris Johnson is accused of lying to the Queen and defying Parliament. In both countries, voters are losing trust not just in their elected leaders but in their governments. The UK and the US aren’t alone, as the ideals of western democracy are being challenged by demagogues in other parts of the world.

from To the Point

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is speaking to reporters after meeting with the House Democratic caucus.

from News Stories

The goods movement is the backbone of Southern California’s Inland Empire. With the threat of automation looming, what’s going to happen to the people getting replaced by robots?

from Greater LA

Democrat Monique Limon announced she will run for Hannah Beth Jackson’s coveted state senate seat.

from Curious Coast

A bone-chilling documentary about Roy Cohn, Donald Trump’s mentor, reveals the all-American evil that brought us modern-day politics.

from Scheer Intelligence

Election officials in LA County want to make voting easier, more accessible, and more secure.

from KCRW Features

In a Dallas courtroom on Wednesday, a former police officer was convicted of murder for killing her African American neighbor, then she got a hug from the victim’s brother and the…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Despite mounting evidence, Republicans in the House and the Senate are defending President Trump or keeping their heads down. Veteran GOP conservatives accuse them of sacrificing morality for short-term political gain. Meantime the Trump Administration calls the impeachment inquiry “unconstitutional,” while legal scholars point out that it’s part of Article II. And how did Ukraine, an obscure former Soviet republic, become so important? Money.

from To the Point