Dead to the World

Dead to the World – June 20, 2018

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The annual High Sierra Music Festival Preview Special on KPFA’s Dead to the World. Hear music from artists playing at this years festival, this program aims to get you in the festival spirit! Hosted by Tim Lynch. Tim’s first solo show on KPFA was the High Sierra Music Festival Preview in June 2000, so it’s also his anniversary at … Continued

Today on Flashpoints: Deep background on the US policies that have lead to the current crisis in immigration and migration at the US/Mexico border. Also Israel escalates its harassment of anti-Zionist anti-apartheid activists. Well examine the proposed anti-semitism awareness act being considered by congress now: And well replay yesterdays interview with Amy Juan on the … Continued

Poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti was born in 1919. On March 24, 2018 he turned 99 years old. Today’s show is a celebration of Ferlinghetti’s career and of his new book from New Directions, Ferlinghetti’s Greatest Poems, edited by Nancy J. Peters. This is a rebroadcast of the second half of an interview Jack Foley did with Lawrence Ferlinghetti on April 21, 1994. The interview took place at City Lights and in it Ferlinghetti candidly discusses his entire career.

A roundtable discussion on asylum, the separation of families and the border and the politics of immigration on Capitol Hill. Guest: Catherine Tactaquin is Executive Director of the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (NNIRR), a nationwide alliance that advocates the human rights for all migrants, regardless of immigration status. Holly S. Cooper is Associate … Continued

7am – News headlines and analysis with Brian and Mitch 7:34 – Zoe Carpenter is an associate Washington editor with The Nation. Her latest piece is called “What Its Like Inside a Border Patrol Facility Where Families Are Being Separated.” 8:08 – KPFA News: Today marks 2018’s World Refugee Day, a year with the dubious distinction of seeing … Continued

Seymour Hersh: Media Today Must Cover Yemen & Trump Policy, Not Get Distracted by Tweets; Remembering the My Lai Massacre: Seymour Hersh on Uncovering the Horrors of Mass Murder in Vietnam; Investigative Reporter Sy Hersh: Working with Gene McCarthy’s Presidential Bid Shaped My Life Path; Sy Hersh: I Knew Richard Nixon Beat His Wife in … Continued

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