essayist and critic
Essayist and critic; author of A Jane Austen Education: How Six Novels Taught Me about Love, Friendship, and the Things that Really Matter and Excellent Sheep; The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life
For baby boomers, the big issue was war and peace. For millennials it's student debt. That's according to a poll by Harvard University .
Jun. 11, 2015from To the Point
A new school year is upon us. If you’re one of a very lucky few, you may be headed to an elite university like Harvard, Yale, Princeton or Stanford.
Aug. 19, 2014from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Unemployment among people 18 to 34 is a " catastrophe ," according to founder and director Klaus Schwab at his latest economic forum at Davos in Switzerland. His solution is to…
Feb. 6, 2012from Which Way, L.A.?
Although the extent of our lawless detention program in Guantanamo Bay is something many Americans know little about, it affects us all.
Nov. 22from Scheer Intelligence
The Trump administration wants to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which allows young people who were illegally brought to the U.S. to live and work here.
Nov. 12from Greater LA
Many people are shopping on Amazon this time of year. Free one-day shipping can mean workers injuring themselves by working too fast, and delivery vehicles increasing air pollution.
Nov. 27from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
With support from Democrats as well as Republicans, President Trump agreed to release inmates from harsh prison terms due to the War on Drugs. But his own Justice Department wants…
Nov. 14from To the Point
The House Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing today on the impeachment inquiry report completed by the House Intelligence Committee, as it moves toward drafting articles of…
Dec. 9from News Special Programming
What’s President Trump’s track record on libel lawsuits anyway?
Nov. 27from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Donald Trump took office with more generals in his cabinet than any previous president. It didn’t take long for all to resign or be fired.
Dec. 12from To the Point
President Trump is the fourth U.S. president to face impeachment.
Dec. 11from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
How have East and West Germany grown together 30 years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall?
Nov. 9from Studio Berlin