Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. President Joe Biden unsure whether Democrats can pass voting rights legislation, amidst filibuster debate. +100 mayors sign letter urging legislation to protect voting rights. 12 members of far right group Oath Keepers charged with sedition for January … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – We continue our inflation discussion with Dean Baker (@DeanBaker13), senior economist at the Center for Economic Policy and Research. 0:34 – Lexi McMenamin (@leximcmenamin), News & Politics Editor at Teen Vogue and Keith Brown, President of the Oakland Education Association (@OaklandEA) join us to discuss the student walkouts organized in Oakland and … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. W.H.O. reports global COVID-19 deaths at all time record, urges vaccinating poorer countries. New report finds fast spreading Omicron variant not as lethal as Delta variant. San Francisco COVID-19 infections spike, schools agree to provide students with … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean of UC Berkeley School of Law joins us to discuss the Supreme Court’s hearing on the Biden Administration’s employee vaccine mandate. 0:33 – Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health joins us again to discuss the latest COVID … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. President Biden marks 1 year anniversary of deadly January 6th insurrection with rebuke of former President Trump. Democrats mark January 6th insurrection warning it can happen again, Republicans largely amiss. Nationwide candlelight vigils planned to commemorate January … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Attorney General vows to hold accountable anyone involved in the Capitol insurrection, on eve of 1 year anniversary. New Chief of Capitol police warns of staffing shortage and future threats-cites 9,600 threats made to congress in 2021. … Continued


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School districts in chaos due to COVID surge fueled by Omicron; New York’s transit system faces slowdowns due to worker shortage; Immunocompromised folks seek 4th and 5th booster shots; Plus Mailk Al Nasir on Gil Scott-Heron

On today’s show: 0:08 – Calamity ensues in school districts across the country due to a surge in COVID cases due to the Omicron variant. Dana Goldstein (@DanaGoldstein), national education correspondent for the New York Times joins us to discuss. 0:19 – Sarah Karp (@SSKedreporter), education reporter for WBEZ – Chicago Public Radio joins us … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. President Joe Biden orders 20 million Pfizer anti-viral pills, as nation hits record 100,000 daily COVID-19 infections. San Francisco officials say city is prepared for COVID-19 surge, as hundreds of city workers under quarantine. Senate leader pledges … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – John Nichols (@NicholsUprising), National Affairs Correspondent for The Nation joins us to discuss what to expect as Congress reconvenes. 0:33 – Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health joins us again to address your COVID questions. 1:08 – We spend our second … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. U.S. hits record COVID-19 infections: 300,000 daily in latest 7-day average, health officials say deaths are down. CDC urges people not to go on cruise ships, as it investigates 90 cases. World Health Organization warns of tsunami … Continued