Nathaniel Popper

New York Times

Guest

Nathaniel Popper on KCRW

Two 13-year-old boys in Park city, Utah, are among the dead from the synthetic opioid fentanyl — now the fastest-growing cause of overdoses nationwide.

Trafficking opioids via the dark web

Two 13-year-old boys in Park city, Utah, are among the dead from the synthetic opioid fentanyl — now the fastest-growing cause of overdoses nationwide.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

In California, the “big lie” that fueled the January 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection — that Trump actually won the November election — continues to fester.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

KCRW is joining other public radio stations up and down the state to mark the one-year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd.

Joe Mathews says that focusing on the state budget, when it appears in good shape, obscures California’s systemic failures.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Legalizing the sale of cannabis in California has turned out to be a fruitful endeavor for the state thanks to taxes.

from KCRW Features

Josh Barro and Ken White discuss Michael Flynn’s talk of a coup, Trump’s wish for reinstatement, and Little RICO.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

The cost of living surged 5% last month, according to the Department of Labor. That’s the highest inflation rate we’ve seen in more than a decade.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Vice President Kamala Harris visited Central America this week. She told would-be migrants in Guatemala “do not come” (to the U.S.), which drew criticism from progressive democrats.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In Tulsa, Oklahoma, President Biden today marked the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, and he unveiled new measures to address the racial wealth gap.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The U.S. Supreme Court caused a stir this week when it agreed to weigh in on a case that could pose a direct challenge to Roe vs. Wade and access to abortion.

from Zócalo's Connecting California