Professor of Politics at Occidental College and Director of its Urban and Environmental Policy Program; author of The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century: A Social Justice Hall of Fame
A new survey of 5000 Disneyland workers finds that many of them have problems affording food, health care and rent. One in 10 has been homeless at some point in the past two years.
Mar. 1, 2018from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Today, Californians who work minimum wage jobs earned a dollar more. That’s because a law passed last year in Sacramento just took effect. The amount goes up another dollar by 2016.
Jul. 1, 2014from Which Way, L.A.?
The housing market is finally in "recovery." But it's still hard to buy a new home, and Wall Street is converting foreclosed homes to rentals.
May. 20, 2014from To the Point
“We can’t act like nothing happened.” The service was a moment for his friends and family to remember him. But they also demanded answers from authorities.
Jul. 1from KCRW Features
Josh Barro and Ken White talk about Attorney General Bill Barr firing the top federal prosecutor in New York and a surprise order on the Michael Flynn case.
Jun. 24from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Two important moments in LGBTQ history happened in Huntington Park in December 1968. The first: Reverend Troy D.
Jun. 26from KCRW Features
For the first time since nationwide protests erupted over police brutality, local elected officials in Los Angeles are set to vote later today on changes to the LAPD’s budget for the…
Jun. 15from News Stories
Companies, celebrities, and influencers have released statements that express support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Jun. 18from The Business
There’s a move to get thousands of Angelenos off the streets and into shelters. A judge ordered it. The City and County of LA agreed to it.
Jun. 22from Greater LA
The Supreme Court rejected the Trump administration’s challenge to DACA, the Obama-era executive order that allowed the children of undocumented immigrants to remain in the country and…
Jun. 18from Greater LA
Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the government’s effort to stop publication of John Bolton’s book.
Jun. 17from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Journalist Patrick Cockburn examines the disastrous inevitability of America’s failures in the Middle East as the region continues to reel from decades of U.S.-sponsored turmoil.
Jun. 12from Scheer Intelligence