FROM Tim Logan
The City of Inglewood Tackles a Tough Problem If voters in Inglewood support an NFL stadium, the developers of Hollywood Park Tomorrow won't have to go through the normal planning process or submit to an environmental review. Now, they've gathered more than twice the signatures needed for a ballot measure, and it might qualify for an election in June. Hollywood Park development site Note: Inglewood Mayor James Butts and Hollywood Park executive Gerard McCallum agreed to appear on our program, but when they heard that stadium opponents would also be on the program, they both dropped out.
A Football Stadium to Bring Home the Rams, at What Cost to Taxpayers? The plan to transform Hollywood Park into an NFL stadium runs to 187 pages. Developers and officials in Inglewood say it won't cost taxpayers a dime. As Inglewood assesses a possible deal, St. Louis is not giving up easily. Last week, civic leaders promised no less than $400 million in state bonds and tax credits to keep the Rams there.
What happens when America retreats from the world? Is President Trump taking his "America First" agenda to extremes, withdrawing the country from the international stage on trade and climate change, distancing America from its traditional allies across the Atlantic and even threatening to physically isolate the country through the building of a wall along its southern border? León Krauze guest hosts.
The longest US war: Will Trump send more troops to Afghanistan? The Trump White House is divided over the Pentagon's request for more troops in Afghanistan—where the US has been fighting for the past 16 years. Is there a formula -- either for "victory" or a political settlement? Is there an end in sight for America's longest war?