Scott MacKay

Rhode Island Public Radio


Political analyst for Rhode Island Public Radio; former reporter for the Burlington Free Press

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US Senator and presidential candidate  Bernie Sanders  is nothing if not consistent.

What Fires Are Stoking "The Bern?"

US Senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is nothing if not consistent.

from To the Point

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KCRW’s Warren Olney talks with Ben Ehrenreich about his recent New Republic article titled “We’re Hurtling Toward Global Suicide.”

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Writer-director Oliver Hermanus discusses his new film and the complex history of his native South Africa on this week’s “Scheer Intelligence.”

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In March alone, about 19,000 migrant children came alone to the U.S.-Mexico border, seeking asylum. That's an all-time high.

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Political cartoonist Mr. Fish joins Robert Scheer to talk about the death of his art form and his most recent book, “Nobody Left.”

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Zocalo Public Square commentator Joe Mathews says that while much of California has prospered in recent decades, Los Angeles has floundered.

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Major League Baseball announced on Friday that it would move this year’s All-Star game and baseball draft out of Georgia.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

With so many unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S.-Mexican border, the federal government is scrambling to find places to house them.

from Greater LA

California Democratic Senator Alex Padilla is in Inglewood today, touring the coronavirus mass vaccination site at SoFi Stadium. “We have to get the right information out there.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Biden will host the first press conference of his presidency later this morning.