Todd Purdum

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Guest host Todd Purdum gets a rare first-hand look inside North Korea, the most isolated nation in the modern world. Is it the flash point of a new Cold War that might turn hot?

A view inside of the reclusive North Korea

Guest host Todd Purdum gets a rare first-hand look inside North Korea, the most isolated nation in the modern world. Is it the flash point of a new Cold War that might turn hot?

from To the Point

Guest host Todd Purdum discusses the Democratic Party's growing ideological – and generational – divide and its implications for the 2018 midterms and beyond.

Can Democrats ride their populist wave or will it sink the party?

Guest host Todd Purdum discusses the Democratic Party's growing ideological – and generational – divide and its implications for the 2018 midterms and beyond.

from To the Point

Guest host Todd Purdum explores Hillary Clinton's challenges in wooing younger voters.

Can Clinton close the deal with millennials?

Guest host Todd Purdum explores Hillary Clinton's challenges in wooing younger voters.

from To the Point

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Berkeley’s City Council recently adopted an ordinance to drop certain gendered terms from the city’s municipal code.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Last week's mass shooting in El Paso has been particularly painful for Angelenos, because so many have close ties to that city.

from Greater LA

The challenge of climate change can seem overwhelming--especially with the Trump administration dropping the ball. But cities have opportunities to make change.

from To the Point

The original purpose of cities was to bring people together. That was their function for thousands of years. Then came the 20th Century and the automobile, which, “blew cities apart.”

from To the Point