The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

Senate holds $15 minimum wage hearing; House passes Equality Act

Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. President Joe Biden marks 50 millionth COVID-19 vaccine, defends $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan. Senator Bernie Sanders holds $15 minimum wage hearing: “Should Taxpayers Subsidize Poverty Wages at Large Profitable Corporations?” U.S. strikes Syria, targets Iran-backed militia. … Continued

We speak with organizers about API and Black solidarity in Oakland, Ca.   Guests: Council President Nikki Bas. She also the co presenter for the event. Roberto Bedoya: Manager, Cultural Affairs Division in the Economic Workforce Development Department, City of Oakland. Michelle Mush Lee: Cultural Affairs Commissioner (11 of us) / Founder of awhile Story … Continued

The Visionary Activist Show

The Visionary Activist Show – Waxing Full Moon of Critique and Dream

Waxing Full Moon of Critique and Dream… Let’s “Make America’s Rivers Blue Again” We welcome the return of indefatigable devotee of informing the Citizenry, founder of Nutiva, advocate for Regenerative Agriculture, an executive producer of great film “Kiss the Ground” (Netflix), and has founded six nonprofit organizations, including his latest: Great Plains Regeneration.   John W. … Continued

Guest: Michael Hiltzik is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and author who has covered business, technology, and public policy for the Los Angeles Times for three decades. He currently serves as the Times’s business columnist and hosts its business blog, The Economy Hub. His books include Big Science, The New Deal, Colossus, Dealers of Lightning, and The Plot Against Social Security.  Michael Hiltzik received … Continued

0:08 – Fund Drive Special: Maya Angelou in Oakland Maya Angelou was a poet, playwright, and filmmaker, best-known for her memoir, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. She was also an incredible performer. When the recording here was made, she’d just received a Grammy Award for the recording of the poem she read at … Continued

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