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Left, Right & Center
Left, Right & Center

Left, Right & Center is KCRW’s weekly civilized yet provocative confrontation over politics, policy and pop culture.

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Are Trump’s claims for political revenge more than rhetoric?

Following his felony conviction, Donald Trump has spent the last week talking about revenge on his political enemies, such as... more

14 Jun 2024 · 50 minutes
Will Americans believe in Biden’s ability to lead?

Hunter Biden’s trial on federal gun charges got underway this week. He faces an embarrassing and revealing court case, plus... more

07 Jun 2024 · 50 minutes
With Trump’s trial over (for now), what’s next?

A New York jury found Donald Trump guilty on 34 counts of falsifying business records. It is the first time... more

31 May 2024 · 50 minutes
How AI and deepfakes could affect this election

The renewed bill — to address the ongoing border crisis — fails to advance from the Senate following a 43-50... more

24 May 2024 · 50 minutes
Will debates give Biden or Trump an edge?

President Biden is trailing Donald Trump in several battleground states, according to new polling from the New York Times and... more

17 May 2024 · 51 minutes
Why Netanyahu’s latest move is a threat to a free press

The government of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shuttered the Israel offices of news network Al Jazeera this week. The... more

10 May 2024 · 50 minutes
Is the media focus on student protests missing the mark?

Pro-Palestinian protests on college campuses have taken over national headlines recently. Clashes between protestors and counterprotestors, as well as law... more

03 May 2024 · 50 minutes
Foreign aid bill passes US House. What’s next for Speaker Johnson?

President Biden signed off on a $95 billion foreign aid package approved by Congress this week. It includes military funds... more

26 Apr 2024 · 50 minutes
Trump’s criminal trial takes center stage

The embattled leadership of the Republican Party came together in a show of solidarity this week. Republican presidential candidate Donald... more

19 Apr 2024 · 50 minutes
Trump’s abortion position? Leave it up to the states

This week, former President Donald Trump took credit for leaving decisions about abortion bans up to individual states, while pledging... more

12 Apr 2024 · 50 minutes
Left, Right & Center
Are Trump’s claims for political revenge more than rhetoric?
Left, Right & Center