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0:08 – Hong Kong: Protests over extradition law Jason Ng is Hong Kong-based attorney who heads the Progressive Lawyers Group. His books include one on the last wave of mass demonstrations in Hong Kong; it’s entitled Umbrellas in Bloom. 0:20 – What’s in California’s new budget deal Jessica Bartholow (@Jess_Bartholow) is a policy advocate with … Continued
Joe Talbot, Director and Jimmie Fails, Star of The Last Black Man in San Francisco join Ooh They Mad in studio to discuss their new film. The Last Black Man in San Francisco is now playing in theaters. Ooh They Mad (OTM) is a weekly show presented in a podcast format, bringing the cultural … Continued
Guest host Emiliano Lemus interviews Chochenyo and Karkin Ohlone leader Corinna Gould about The Sogorea Te’ Land Trust, an East Bay urban indigenous women-led project. They discuss re-envisioning what it means to live on Ohlone land, and current opportunities to be in relationship with plants and the sacred in this place.
We are proud to premier the radio documentary "Community of Grace." All across this country, and the world, homelessness is on the rise. KPFA reporter Lucy Kang spent months speaking with residents of the Community of Grace, an unhoused community in Oakland’s Fruitvale neighborhood. This long-form audio documentary reveals the devastating circumstances many unhoused Oakland residents face and the incredible ingenuity with which their communities are surviving.
This special live-music edition of The Hear and Now opens with a preview of a concert presented by Jim Bennett’s In the Moment series at Oaktown Jazz: The Sheldon Brown / Darren Johnston Quintet’s Tribute to Eric Dolphy, during which they’ll play music from Eric Dolphy and Booker Little’s legendary At the Five Spot recordings. … Continued
Kitka and Music of the World Host Joanna Manqueros
Buddhism teaches that truly seeing that everything changes can bring us happiness. Host Marlena Willis, talks with Toni Bernhard, who had her life dramatically change when she got sick and never got better. She used Buddhist practices to work with the difficulty of this and then went on to share with others about how to … Continued
Thích Nhất Hạnh is a Vietnamese Buddhist monk and peace activist, who was the founder of engaged Buddhism. Host, Marlena Willis, talks with guests, Antoinette Gonzalez and Victoria Mausisa, co founders of ARISE (Awakening through Race, Intersectionality and Equity), which is a community of mindfulness practitioners and monastics in the Plum Village tradition of Thich … Continued
Our planet and the life on it are in crisis. Host, Marlena Willis, talks with guest Kirsten Rudestam, one of the core faculty of an upcoming year long program, Buddhist Eco-Chaplaincy Training Program, on how the practice of mindfulness can sustain us and provide the skills to be spiritual caregivers of the natural world and … Continued
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