New Yorker magazine
Staff writer at The New Yorker and fellow at the Century Foundation in Washington, DC
There are lots of reasons Donald Trump was elected president. But there may be just one man responsible: Mark Burnett, who created “The Apprentice.”
Jan. 9, 2019from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The President today called Friday's massacre in Connecticut a "wake-up call," but it was only the latest of several mass shootings since he took office.
Dec. 19, 2012from Which Way, L.A.?
Dec. 19, 2012from To the Point
A new investigative report uncovers rampant exploitation of caregivers at residential care homes across the nation, many of them poor immigrants who work for a pittance around the…
Jul. 19from Scheer Intelligence
A California Supreme Court decision last year created a new test to determine whether someone is an employee or an independent contractor.
Jul. 1from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The House and Senate are looking into Facebook’s plan to launch a currency called Libra. Neither side of the political aisle trusts Facebook, believing it's too big.
Jul. 16from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
In 1989, a young sailor named Tracy Edwards made history when she skippered the first all-female crew in a round-the-world race aboard a secondhand yacht named Maiden.
Jun. 28from The Business
Julian Castro, former HUD secretary and former San Antonio Mayor, says his housing plan calls for a much greater investment to end homelessness by 2028.
Jul. 9from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Actors Maya Erskine and Jack Quaid on real life chemistry translating to screen in "Plus One".
Jul. 5from The Treatment
The lovely paradox of Lulu Wang’s “The Farewell,” in subtitled Mandarin and English, is that everyone in it tries to hide their feelings as long as they can, yet their story goes…
Jul. 12from Film Reviews
“False flag” reports, even outright deceptions, have led to some of America’s longest wars. New technology makes another disastrous mistake more likely than ever.
Jul. 18from To the Point
Sarah Scott was a working actress in Hollywood with the usual ups and downs of a life in the entertainment industry.
Jul. 19from The Business