Orlando von Einsiedel

writer and director, 'Virunga'

Guest

Writer and director of the Oscar-nominated documentary Virunga

Orlando von Einsiedel on KCRW

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has a been a troubled nation for most of its modern history. Once a Belgian colony, the country’s now been at war with itself for two decades.

"Virunga"

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has a been a troubled nation for most of its modern history. Once a Belgian colony, the country’s now been at war with itself for two decades.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

While politicians talk about change in health care, those on the front lines have not seen much change and it is effecting their lives.

from Second Opinion

The two international giants are linked in inextricable ways, and yet Americans’ understanding of China consistently lacks nuance.

from Scheer Intelligence

Filipino American History Month is coming up, so we’re revisiting our special on Filipino food from earlier this year, when Evan and friends embarked on a food crawl of Northeast LA.

from Good Food

Students are cutting class, and workers are striking worldwide.   At the UN, governments will be held accountable for promises made in the Paris Accords.

from To the Point

While poverty is a potent driver of poor health care there are other factors such as access, the health care system, patients, culture, and health care providers.

from Second Opinion

From political action to banning plastics, humans are finding ways to confront climate change.

from News Stories

P eople like Becky Dennison are working to address to one  of America’s most urgent crises with a straightforward approach.

from Scheer Intelligence

General Motors CEO Mary Barra has launched an ambitious, and possibly financially risky, plan to shut down some smaller car lines in order to build electric cars.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

As people worldwide are protesting climate inaction today, we hear from a professor who incorporates “eco-grief” counseling in her classes.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand