Author and Dean of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, CEO of New America Foundation
President and CEO of the New America Foundation and staff writerfor the New Yorker; author of “Directorate S”; The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century and Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power; former managing editor of the Washington Post (1998-2004)
“The story of how a Nobel Peace Prize-winning President, inherited a war, escalated a war and then left a muddle behind is important.
Feb. 15, 2018from To the Point
Steve Coll won a Pulitzer Prize for his book “Ghost Wars,” about secret American involvement in Pakistan and Afghanistan pre-9/11. His new book picks up the story.
Feb. 15, 2018from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Apple has challenged Exxon Mobil as the biggest American company, but Exxon Mobil deals with fuel for the energy that powers the world's economy — including Apple computers.
Dec. 31, 2012from Which Way, L.A.?
Party Conventions nominated presidents since 1831. Will Covid-19 put an end to balloons, bunting and long-winded speeches? Will it also put an end to privacy?
May. 21from To the Point
A former aide to Los Angeles City Councilman José Huizar has agreed to plead guilty to a racketeering conspiracy charge in connection with the federal “pay-to-play” corruption…
May. 29from KCRW Features
Brian Solis, digital anthropologist and a global innovation evangelist at Salesforce, talks about how the novel coronavirus will spark innovation, and how companies and businesses must…
May. 9from To the Point
During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are still living on the streets in close quarters.
May. 7from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
On this episode of Greater LA: As we adjust to the new normal, some parents are concerned their young kids may be getting too much screen time as distance learning takes hold.
May. 13from Greater LA
California is ready to partially reopen major sectors of its economy as early as this Friday, including retail shops and the manufacturers that supply them, Gov.
May. 5from KCRW Features
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
In a new book, journalist Vincent Bevins traces the Cold War massacres in Asia and Latin America that still define global political dynamics today.
May. 29from Scheer Intelligence
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