Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Director of the Brazil Institute at the Wilson Center; former Washington correspondent for O Estadão de São Paulo newspaper in Brazil
Four weeks until Brazil lights its Olympic cauldron in Rio, and the country is in a shambles.
Jul. 6, 2016from To the Point
Another wave of protests snarled traffic today in São Paulo, and federal police have been sent to five cities hosting international soccer games.
Jun. 19, 2013from To the Point
As with the Academy Awards, first came the set-up of contenders, followed by the opening of the envelope.
Oct. 2, 2009from To the Point
George Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis police officer and the world saw the incident on video.
May. 29from Left, Right & Center
Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency for Los Angeles due to continuing public unrest sparked by the killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis.
May. 31from News Stories
The coronavirus pandemic exposes collapsing medical systems around the world, as well as weaknesses with health care in the United States.
May. 7from To the Point
Beaches in Los Angeles County reopened today. But before you grab the towel and beach umbrella, LA is enacting several restrictions to maintain social distancing.
May. 13from News Stories
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
Tech titans like Apple, Google and Facebook are about to get low-tech competition to help detect the novel coronavirus.
Jun. 1from To the Point
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
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
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