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27 May 2018

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Join Larry Mantle weekdays for lively and in-depth discussions of Los Angeles and Southern California news, politics, science, entertainment, the arts and more. More AirTalk at www.kpcc.org.

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    Weinstein arrested, charged with rape – our legal analysts break down what comes next

    Harvey Weinstein has been arrested by New York City police on charges of rape and a criminal sex act. We examine the case and its implications on investigations in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills and London. We also debate how to spend the $800-million VW settlement in California; review this weeks films on FilmWeek; and more.

  • Posted on 25 May 2018

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    How much of California’s $9-billion budget surplus should go to fight homelessness?

    The homeless problem has reached crisis level in the state. Mayors across the state are banding together to ask the Brown administration for $1.5 billion to tackle homelessness in their cities. We also evaluate US strategy towards North Korea; analyze the role of law enforcement using Amazon’s facial recognition system; and more.

  • Posted on 24 May 2018

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    Some residents say this Koreatown spot isn’t right for a homeless shelter, but is there a good place in Los Angeles?

    Residents are resisting the placement of a temporary homeless shelter in the Koreatown area, but it begs the question: under what circumstances do locals approve of a shelter, and are the homeless open to using it? We also examine the mysteries (and legalities) of CBD oil; discuss women and Evangelicalism; and more.

  • Posted on 23 May 2018

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    Faculty members call for USC president to resign after Tyndall scandal

    Faculty members have signed a letter calling for USC president C.L. Max Nikias' resignation after a series of scandals at the school, the most recent being alleged mishandling of a campus gynecologist accused of inappropriate practices. We also discuss the effects of Starbucks' new policies on employees; and more.

  • Posted on 22 May 2018

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    Week in politics: Political implications of Trump’s request for DOJ to investigate FBI surveillance of his campaign, plus more weekend headlines you might’ve missed

    AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable recaps the headlines you might have missed over the weekend and looks ahead to what to watch for in state and national politics in the week to come. We also interview Secretary of State Alex Padilla and California Attorney General Becerra; discuss the Sante Fe shooting; and more.

  • Posted on 21 May 2018

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