Associate Professor of African Politics at Oxford University, co-editor of the academic journal, African Affairs, and editor of the website, Democracy in Africa
As the ceremonial vice president of Zambia, Guy Scott, who’s a white man, said he often felt like a mascot at meetings of African leaders. Now, with the death of that country's…
Oct. 29, 2014from To the Point
As public health officials continue to encourage families to stay at home, some are weighing the risks and benefits of expanding their social circles.
May. 19from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Cities nationwide have erupted in anguish and protest after police recently took the lives of African Americans: George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery.
May. 29from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
In his latest book, “ Economic Dignity ,” former White House advisor Gene Sperling lays out the case for the dignity of work.
May. 14from To the Point
Party Conventions nominated presidents since 1831. Will Covid-19 put an end to balloons, bunting and long-winded speeches? Will it also put an end to privacy?
May. 21from To the Point
In this episode of The Legal Eagle Files, KCRW host and journalist Madeleine Brand and law professor Jessica Levinson discuss some big legal issues related to President Trump’s use of…
Jun. 2from The Legal Eagle Files
Banking expert Nomi Prins explains why Congress’ stimulus bill has been a boon for Wall Street and not the small businesses that need it most.
May. 15from Scheer Intelligence
In a new book, journalist Vincent Bevins traces the Cold War massacres in Asia and Latin America that still define global political dynamics today.
May. 29from Scheer Intelligence
Dr. Margaret Flowers predicts how the coronavirus pandemic will impact the ongoing struggle for universal health care in the U.S.
May. 8from Scheer Intelligence
Activists are calling for systematic changes in policing, as protests continue nationwide over the police killing of George Floyd.
Jun. 2from Greater LA