Pulitzer Prize-winning freelance journalist; Contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine
Since its discovery 30 years ago Sunday, HIV/AIDS has killed 30 million people worldwide. Thirty-three million have the disease now, one million here in the US.
Jun. 7, 2011from Which Way, L.A.?
Thirty years ago this past Sunday, the first five cases of what became known as HIV/AIDS showed up in Los Angeles. It has now killed 30 million people worldwide.
Jun. 7, 2011from To the Point
Welfare reform was designed to put poor people to work, but it has not ended what's called "the culture of poverty," handed down through generations.
Dec. 24, 2008from To the Point
Former Colorado governor John Hickenlooper is known for his centrist views.
Jun. 3from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
17-year-old Lupe Felix used to go to high school in Boyle Heights, but she moved to Tijuana last summer to live with her mom, who was deported.
Jun. 10from Greater LA
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra hit a milestone recently: He's now sued the Trump Administration more times than the Texas Attorney General sued the feds during Barack…
Jun. 14from KCRW Features
The biggest story of modern times is bad for audience ratings. To save money, news outlets are hiding the truth of environmental disaster.
May. 27from To the Point
The federal government may have to stand trial for violating the rights of young people.
Jun. 10from To the Point
“Supreme Revenge” describes increasingly bitter battles over the highest court in the land. It’s the title of a Frontline documentary featuring Reagan, Obama and Trump.
May. 30from To the Point
President Trump has invited Iran to “pick up the phone and call” him. He’s also threatened the “end” of that country. It’s the latest act in a long international drama.
May. 23from To the Point
Hollywood's triumph in the global culture wars is a serious cause for concern at a time in which conglomerates and uniformity reign, argues French scholar Violaine Roussel.
May. 24from Scheer Intelligence
Susie Linfield traces the history behind what she views as a leftist abandonment of Zionism by Jewish intellectuals such as Noam Chomsky and Hannah Arendt.
May. 31from Scheer Intelligence