Mutual Aid is the voluntary reciprocal exchange of resources and services for mutual benefit. Across the bay area, people have risen to meet the current pandemic head on: organizing community food programs, building tenant associations, striking for workers’ rights, delivering food and medicine to their neighbors, standing in solidarity with the most marginalized, and demanding … Continued
The Indigenous Peoples Sunrise Ceremony held on Alcatraz Island to honor the Indigenous People’s of America since 1975. Hear prayers for healing and offerings of collective thanks for 528 years of survival and resistance to colonization including other pandemics native Nations have survived in the past.
Today on the It’s Going Down show, we finish out discussion with Brandon Soderberg, co-author of the book, I Got a Monster: The Rise and Fall of America’s Most Corrupt Police Squad, which details the exploits of police in Baltimore, Maryland. It argues that despite continuous reforms and investigations, the nature of police as an … Continued
Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Pennsylvania appeals court rejects President Trump’s latest challenge to the state’s election results. Amazon workers strike in 15 nations calling for hazard pay and sick leave. Californians pledge to boycott Amazon this holiday season. Los Angeles imposes … Continued
0:08 – On May 30, Alameda County saw a spike in Covid-19 cases. Erin Allday, health writer for the San Francisco Chronicle has been tirelessly reporting on the crisis in the Bay Area for months and joins us to talk about it. 0:18 – Protests against the murder of George Floyd have spread around the world. … Continued
0:08 – The U.S. is erupting in protests against the police killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, Steven Taylor and many more. Thousands of people joined marches, uprisings and a car caravan on Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Oakland. Police departments across the country have responded with brutal and excessive force against demonstrators, … Continued
0:08 – Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed closing the last three youth prisons in California, plus a youth prison firefighting camp. The facilities are infamous for their brutality and abuses against the children inside. We hear response from Daniel Macallair, who directs the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice and is professor of adult and … Continued
Host Derk Richardson welcomes acclaimed acoustic fingerstyle guitarists Teja Gerken (Germany/California), Alberto Lombardi (Italy), and Janet Noguera (California/Mexico) to the KPFA performance studio. They play live on the air, with the sound engineered by Tony Ferro. It’s a preview of the threesome’s concert, Jan. 24, at the Back Room in Berkeley. PLAYLIST: artist: song … Continued
Entrevista con Alberto Cuellar del sello discográfico Del Corazón Music. Además estrenos musicales y comentarios. Producción y conducción por Miguel Guerrero.
COVID-19 is everywhere these days and no place has been hit harder than nursing homes. Estimates are that up to one-third of all COVID deaths have been in nursing homes. But nobody knows for sure, because the federal government and many states aren’t collecting this statistic. And, about one-quarter of people in those nursing … Continued
On today’s show, Shoshana Weschler of Sunflower Alliance and Isabella Zizi of Idle No More discuss the Army Corps of Engineers proposal to dredge the Carquinez Strait. We then speak to professor, musician and Extinction Rebellion organizer Sandra Kwak explaining how we can practice social distance and still stay connected in our activism. [email protected]
How is the disability community dealing with being among those constantly told they are the “most vulnerable?” We put this question to some of our community experts, Andrew Pulrang and Shaun Cartwright. Here’s some great links for more information about these crucial questions: Healing Justice “Coronavirus: Wisdom from a Social Justice Lens”, Creaky Joints … Continued