Paul Blumenthal

Guest

Money and Politics Reporter at the Huffington Post

Paul Blumenthal on KCRW

“The Camp of the Saints” was first published in 1973, and it predicts the end of Western civilization when hordes of Indians and other dark-skinned people invade.

How an obscure French novel influences Steve Bannon

“The Camp of the Saints” was first published in 1973, and it predicts the end of Western civilization when hordes of Indians and other dark-skinned people invade.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

There’s a rise of so-called grey divorces, which involve couples in their 50s and older.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Uber and Lyft drivers around the world are on strike, protesting low wages and no benefits. They’re also urging riders to boycott the apps for the day.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The super bloom this year has given spectators in Southern California quite the wild flower show. The hills alongside LA’s freeways are carpeted with bright yellows and oranges.

from KCRW Features

President Trump on Friday falsely asserted that China will pay the tariffs he slapped on Chinese goods coming into America.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Get ready for more debate about health insurance as Trump runs for re-election. Democratic hopefuls are debating reforms while Republicans accuse them of “socialized medicine.”

from To the Point

The “world’s best green journalist” says it may be too late to save the planet, but that doesn’t seem to keep tech barons and the rest of the uber-rich up at night.

from Scheer Intelligence

People in Venezuela are struggling to get food, water, and medicine, and power is intermittent.

from Greater LA

California State Senator Scott Wiener’s controversial housing bill, SB 50, has been shelved for debate until next year.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand