Founder and CEO of Students First, an education reform advocacy group; former chancellor of Washington DC public schools
Michelle Rhee -- one of the nation's most controversial figures when it comes to education reform -- is in Los Angeles tonight.
Sep. 5, 2013from Which Way, L.A.?
Fentanyl is almost unthinkably strong. The synthetic opioid is 50 times more potent than heroin and has contributed to a wave of fatal overdoses in LA County.
Jun. 6from KCRW Features
The public weighs in on fracking California’s public lands. Gun shows will continue at Ventura County Fairgrounds. Trash collection rates rise in Santa Barbara.
May. 31from The 805
On Memorial Day, we listen back to some of our favorite recent interviews. David Kipen shares people's long-enduring complaints about LA.
May. 27from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Nearly 59,000 people are living on the streets or in vehicles.
Jun. 4from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Jet aircraft contribute 2% of all greenhouse gases--raising challenging questions. Is there a moral obligation to travel less? What are the alternatives to going by plane?
Jun. 17from To the Point
President Trump has invited Iran to “pick up the phone and call” him. He’s also threatened the “end” of that country. It’s the latest act in a long international drama.
May. 23from To the Point
Abortion is legal under federal law, but Red State Republicans are making it hard for women to exercise their constitutional right to choose.
Jun. 7from To the Point
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra hit a milestone recently: He's now sued the Trump Administration more times than the Texas Attorney General sued the feds during Barack…
Jun. 14from KCRW Features
“Supreme Revenge” describes increasingly bitter battles over the highest court in the land. It’s the title of a Frontline documentary featuring Reagan, Obama and Trump.
May. 30from To the Point