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Disney reorganizes to focus on streaming. Will investors be happy?

Amid an industry-wide wave of reorganization, Disney has just announced a restructuring and the creation of a new...

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Big Oil weaponized our judicial system against an attorney and the Indigenous people he represented

The epic battle by Steve Donziger to get Chevron to pay a $9.5 billion judgment he won in 2011 for its “mass...

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Marilynne Robinson: 'Jack'

Marilynne Robinson’s “Jack” is a book that Bookworms have been eager to read: the fourth volume...

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‘Long overdue’: Marqueece Harris-Dawson on LA removing armed police from nonviolent 911 calls

This week, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously voted to move forward with removing armed police from responding...

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Joe Mathews: The case for unity can be overstated

Sometimes progress depends on states going their own way.

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A loan, a payment, a trail

Josh Barro and Ken White talk through the New York Times reporting on President Trump’s taxes and his...

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Measure J pros and cons, how it might affect the budget, incarceration and social justice in LA

Measure J would set aside 10% of locally-generated unrestricted money in LA County's budget — to be spent on...

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Gregory Crewdson: ‘An Eclipse of Moths’

This week on The Treatment, Elvis Mitchell speaks with photographer Gregory Crewdson about his new exhibition of...

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Home

The challenges of being unhoused are almost too many to count. They take on a distinct flavor at night.

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Lessons from the bedside for American policy makers

Dr. Nathan Link explains how the medical science of decision-making has lots to offer America’s leaders.

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A great documentary, and a timely one

Garrett Bradley's "Time," a gorgeous documentary that skips back and forth over the course of two decades, is a Black...

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Total chaos

Josh Barro speaks with Michael Brendan Dougherty, Jamelle Bouie and science journalist Christie Aschwanden about what...

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ADL finds 85% jump in anti-Asian rhetoric and conspiracy theories on Twitter after Trump got coronavirus

In the 12 hours after President Trump announced he tested positive for COVID-19, a surge of anti-Asian sentiment and...

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Streaming is Disney’s path forward, says investor Daniel Loeb

The movie business has struggled to make money during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some industry insiders say it should...

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Wrestling Back Privacy From the Jaws of Big Tech

James Steyer is taking on Mark Zuckerberg and other tech barons and he wants to empower the rest of us to do the same.

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Walter Mosley: “The Awkward Black Man”

Walter Mosley’s “The Awkward Black Man” is a new book of short stories that brings readers into the...

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Roman Mars turns ‘99% Invisible’ city into a 100% visible book

Roman Mars has spent 10 years using his radio show “99% Invisible” to reveal the everyday quirks and...

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Joe Mathews: Why we need a Water Party

We live in a two-party system, but sometimes it takes a nudge from the margins to get things done.  

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Trump v. Biden on climate change

President Trump denies climate change. But Joe Biden has laid out “the boldest plan of any candidate in...

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Does the president have immunity if he is sued for being contagious?

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about legal issues related to President Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis, and more.

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