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Radhika Jones: Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair’s editor-in-chief Radhika Jones on redefining glamour.

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Unplanned pregnancies and contraceptives

Long acting reversible contraceptive (LARC’s) are under-used and often too expensive for many women – but...

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A third vaccine

Josh Barro and LRC panelists David Dayen and Tim Carney discuss third covid vaccine that will be available in the US,...

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When the Feds are the enemy

"The United States vs. Billie Holiday" chronicles the U.S. government's war on Billie Holiday in the late 1940s, when...

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The Golden Globes are under scrutiny again following an LA Times exposé

The Golden Globes are this weekend, and the days of the awards ceremony being a small funky party are long gone. Now...

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In conversation with Lawrence Ferlinghetti

In a special Scheer Intelligence from a March 2019 conversation,  Robert Scheer talks with his lifelong friend and...

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This Week in Weed: Cannabis workers now outnumber pilots and engineers

The cannabis boom is here. States across the country have recently legalized weed, and others like New York are in...

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How LA's 'hero pay' ties to federal fight over minimum wage

Democrats want to include a federal minimum wage hike in the latest COVID-19 relief bill. They want it to go up to...

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Ann Beattie: A Wonderful Stroke of Luck

Ben’s life falls down around him, and he’s the protagonist, in A Wonderful Stroke of Luck,...

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SCOTUS and the subpoena

Ken White and Josh Barro talk about the Supreme Court’s decision on the Manhattan DA’s subpoena for...

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“Didion reminds me of when I’m really dark and the way that I think about the world.”

Among a certain set, Joan Didion stands as California’s purest homegrown literary voice. But Didion left the...

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After a year on the sidelines, young athletes can trickle back to the playing fields

Even as in-person school instruction remains on hold, high school and other youth sports have the green light to...

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Garrett Bradley: ‘Time’

Filmmaker Garrett Bradley on the complicated meaning of time.

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The health risks of eating chicken eggs

There as been lots of controversy on the health impact of eating eggs but some recent good studies suggest we may...

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On the road again--and again

In Chloé Zhao's gorgeous "Nomadland," a woman in her 60s, played with gusto and intimations of grief by Frances...

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How one LA musician put a microphone on Mars

History was made on Thursday when NASA’s Perseverance rover touched down some 300 million miles away on Mars....

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Left, Right & Center & Independent

Senator Angus King, independent senator from Maine, joins Josh Barro and the Left, Right & Center panel to talk...

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Netflix, HBO Max and Apple seek out kids’ programming to hang on to subscribers

Streaming services are constantly looking for ways to fight churn, which is when viewers sign up for a service and...

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Israel's apartheid pandemic

Middle East scholar Juan Cole joins Robert Scheer to discuss what the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed about the...

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David Duchovny: “Truly Like Lightning”

David Duchovny speaks about his new novel, “Truly Like Lightning,” and its plot that matters.

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