Season 9, Episode 1

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L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti is just about the only prominent Democrat not running for President in 2020. After hearing him talk about his plans to fix L.A.’s water and transportation problems (and turn a profit from hosting the Olympics) you might wonder why. (Photo: Kyle Espeleta)

Recorded live in Los Angeles. Guests include Mayor Eric Garcetti, the “Earthquake Lady,” the head of the Port of L.A., and a scientist with NASA’s Planetary Protection team. With co-host Angela Duckworth, fact-checker Mike Maughan, and the worldwide debut of Luis Guerra and the Freakonomics Radio Orchestra.

To find out more, check out the podcast from which this hour was drawn: “Notes From an Imperfect Paradise.”