Ted Johnson

Variety

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Senior Editor covering the intersection of politics and entertainment for Variety magazine and writer of its political website Wilshire & Washington

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The first day of Donald Trump's nominating convention was short on policy but long on a Dystopian view of America in 2016 — and there was no doubt about who was getting the blame.

Can the Trump Family Reality Show Unify the Republicans?

The first day of Donald Trump's nominating convention was short on policy but long on a Dystopian view of America in 2016 — and there was no doubt about who was getting the blame.

from To the Point

Last week, North Carolina legalized discrimination against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people.

Gay Rights, Religion and Public Bathrooms

Last week, North Carolina legalized discrimination against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people.

from To the Point

Disney, The Weinstein Company and some top Hollywood stars are threatening to boycott Georgia.

Hollywood Georgia Boycott

Disney, The Weinstein Company and some top Hollywood stars are threatening to boycott Georgia.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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On Tuesday, the jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty in the death of George Floyd.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Journalist and anti-war activist David Harris speaks to Robert Scheer about his resistence to America’s genocide in Vietnam and his education in federal prison.

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Today, a jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all three counts in the trial of the death of George Floyd.

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Caitlyn Jenner, reality TV star and California gubernatorial hopeful, said over the weekend that she was against trans girls competing in girls’ sports.

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Joe Mathews writes that the real problem of California’s high-speed rail project is management, not money.

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Josh Barro talks with panelists Jamelle Bouie and Lanhee Chen about the decision to halt distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, the tug of war over corporate tax rate, Russia…

from Left, Right & Center

Today Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled his California Comeback Plan , which means two-thirds of Californians would receive $600 stimulus checks, and some families with children would get…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The city of LA has locked basketball hoops in Venice Beach, even as more outdoor and indoor activities get the green light to restart.

from Greater LA

Tonight we go to demonstrations and scenes around the state, as host Brian Watt of KQED helps us hear how our neighbors are processing the news.