On tonight’s La Raza Chronicles/Cronicas de la Raza Julieta Kusnir features an interview with the San Francisco Son Jarocho Festival happening on Feb 6-10 at the Brava Theater. Brenda Illescas also interviews local Bay Area band La Gran Puchica on their music and shows coming up. No te lo pierdas!     La Raza Chronicles … Continued


Flashpoints Broadcasts From Tucson Arizona, Day 4

Today on Flashpoints: The Vice Chairman of Tohono O’odham Nation talks about what it means  to live under occupation by US security forces. Also, indigenous communities in Texas fight back and organize against occupation and the destruction of borderlands in the Lonestar State. And a Palestinian activist exile from pccupied Palestine compares Israeli occupation in … Continued

Science news: a) Trump’s Star Wars 2.0  b) Doomsday Clock  c) global warming  d) drilling in the South Pole  e) Chinese and Japanese super atom smasher. Finally, Harvard Physics Prof Lisa Randall talks about M Theory. Hosted by Dr. Michio Kaku.      

Langston Hughes wore many hats: writer, poet, world traveler, racial justice advocate, and central figure of the Harlem Renaissance. He spoke at U.C. Berkeley about his life and ideas, and some of his letters were published in a book co-edited by MaryLouise Patterson. Patterson’s leftist parents, Louise Thompson Patterson and William (“Pat”) Patterson, were friends … Continued

Letters and Politics

The Dramatic Memoir of the Journalist Who Became a Part of the Iran Nuclear Deal

Journalist Jason Rezaian, Washington Post Tehran bureau chief was arrested and held hostage between 2014 and 2016 by Iranian police, accusing him of spying for America. We’ll talk about his experience and reflections two years later and current Iran-U.S. relations. Guest: Jason Rezaian served as Tehran bureau chief for the Washington Post and is now an opinion writer for the paper … Continued

0:08 – US Sanctions Venezuelan Oil Company Miguel Tinker-Salas (@mtinkersalas) is a Professor of Latin American history at Pomona College. His books include Venezuela: What Everyone Needs to Know and The Enduring Legacy: Oil, Culture, and Society in Venezuela. 0:34 – New path to appeal opens for Mumia Abu-Jamal Rachel Wolkenstein is a civil rights attorney,and has been a legal … Continued

< Previous Day | Next Day >