April 22, 2022
Former Assistant DA Brooke Jenkins and now working on the Recall Boudin campaign. 7 weeks to go in the race with polls showing a 68% margin to recall.
April 20, 2022
The History of GCHQ, the most secretive intelligence agency in the world.
April 15, 2022
How the American Conservative movement has come full circle from 1920s populism, through the Goldwater and Reagan eras, to the 2022 populism of Donald Trump.
April 12, 2022
UN Security Council Resolution 1325 assures women a role in peace negotiations. Adopted unanimously by the 15 members of the SC on October 31, 2001, it is reviewed annually at the UN to track progress.
April 6, 2022
Buzzy Martin taught guitar to the convicts at San Quentin Prison for three years and shows how music can transform lives, even for hardened criminals. The book and soon to be released motion picture present a compelling mess…
March 30, 2022
Israel has built a broad and deep technology ecosystem in Silicon Valley. And it is a two way street. In addition to the numerous California tech companies with operations in Israel, there are many Israeli companies flourish…
March 29, 2022
The 94th Academy Awards was one for the history books to paraphrase Chris Rock, one of the presenters. The best actor award went to Will Smith for his starring role in King Richard. But the Motion Picture Academy is weighing…
March 28, 2022
The Estate Origins of Democracy in Russia: From Imperial bourgeoisie to Post Communist Middle Class.
March 23, 2022
Transferring a successful entrepreneurial career from high tech Silicon Valley to creating an award winning winery in Napa Valley.
March 21, 2022
Retired British General Sir Chris Deverell shares his insights on the Ukraine Russia War. A pivotal moment in 21st Century history.
March 16, 2022
China’s concept of internet sovereignty has ushered in censorship and control of what used to be the freewheeling World Wide Web. Russia has recently clamped down on its’ citizens internet access too. Is this virus spreadin…
March 11, 2022
US Universities are still impacted by many policy changes that had their roots in the turbulent ‘60s. The Promise was to provide high quality very affordable college education to foster upward social and economic mobility.
March 9, 2022
The Russian Army was under resourced when it launched the invasion of Ukraine.
March 4, 2022
Speaking to us from his office in Lviv, in Western Ukraine, Oleg gives us a sense of the nation's drive to maintain infrastructure and energy supplies to this Texas size, nation of 44 million, in the middle of Winter. Gas pr…
March 3, 2022
Karkhiv is the second largest city in Ukraine with a population of 1.5 million in the North East of the country, 440 kilometers from Kyiv, the capital. Julia recounts what it's like to live day to day in the war zone that he…
March 1, 2022
A profile of LSE Director Minouche Shafik by Phillip Inman. Economics correspondent for The Guardian and Economics Editor for The Observer.