Michael Shifter

Inter-American Dialogue

Guest

President of the Inter-American Dialogue, a U.S.-based think tank, promoting democratic governance, prosperity, and social equity in Latin America and the Caribbean

Michael Shifter on KCRW

Venezuela’s worsening economic crisis has spilled over into chaos in recent weeks.

Chronic Food Shortages Prompt Riots in Venezuela

Venezuela’s worsening economic crisis has spilled over into chaos in recent weeks.

from To the Point

President Bush is visiting  Brazil,
Uruguay, Colombia, Guatemala
and Mexico
this week, carrying with him a complicated economic and trade agenda. But after
keeping Latin American…

President Bush's Fence-Mending Trip to Latin America

President Bush is visiting Brazil, Uruguay, Colombia, Guatemala and Mexico this week, carrying with him a complicated economic and trade agenda. But after keeping Latin American…

from Which Way, L.A.?

When George Bush came into office six years ago he vowed the Southern Hemisphere would be his top foreign policy priority--but that was before September 11 and Iraq.  Now, midway…

Too Late for Bush to Mend Fences with Latin America?

When George Bush came into office six years ago he vowed the Southern Hemisphere would be his top foreign policy priority--but that was before September 11 and Iraq.  Now, midway…

from To the Point

More from KCRW

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about some this remarkable year for President Trump and his legal issues.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

In a political media landscape dominated by white men, “Our Body Politic” will be a source of news by and for Black women and women of color.

from Our Body Politic

President-elect Joe Biden will be inaugurated on January 20 in Washington, D.C.

from KCRW Features

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the recording of President Trump’s phone call to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

Bryan Fogel won Netflix its first feature documentary Oscar with his Russian doping exposé “Icarus.”

from The Business

KCRW looks back at the year’s biggest events — from President Trump’s impeachment trial to the protests against racial injustice, and the celebrations around victories by the LA…

from KCRW Features

Gov. Gavin Newsom has named Secretary of State Alex Padilla to fill Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’ Senate seat. He’ll be California’s first Latino U.S. Senator.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Hundreds of thousands of California workers have applied for unemployment benefits, are eligible to receive them, but still haven’t been paid.

from Greater LA

The peaceful transition of power for the first time in US history appeared to hang in the balance this week.

from Life Examined