<em>Patt Morrison</em> is known for its innovative discussions of local politics and culture, as well as its presentation of the effects of national and world news on Southern California.
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Patt Morrison for May 19, 2010

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The big blowout in the gulf raises all sorts of questions. Among them, how do those offshore oil rigs really work … and who works on them? The First Lady got some major players in the food and beverage business to agree to reduce the calories in their products; here's a comforting development - future pilots are likely to be less experienced, less ethical and in short supply. The NTSB investigates. And a writer who grew up on hip-hop now thinks it’s undermining the progress of young Black Americans in a way that White racism once did.