Arabiyaat is a podcast that explores the news of the day through Arab and Middle Eastern viewpoints. A unique source you won’t find anywhere else!

Bay Area Theater

A podcast of theater reviews by Richard Wolinsky that air on KPFA’s Up Front, Arts-Waves and Talkies programs, plus additional unaired reviews by Richard Wolinsky and C.S. Soong. Also: interviews with Bay Area artistic directors, as well as performers, playwrights, directors and others in the local theatrical industry.

Birth Bruja

You are listening to the Birth Bruja Podcast. Radical, transformative, empowering birthwork in all its nuances.  Reproductive justice, racial justice, reclaiming ancestral wisdom, decolonizing the birth space- here, my friends… we go deep. Join us each month as we chat with activists, scholars, healers, community wellness workers, birthing folk and beyond to explore topics from their roots to their leaves. The Birth Bruja Podcast is produced by the We Rise cultural production collective. Check out more We Rise podcasts on Area 941, Feral Visions and We Rise.

East Bay Yesterday

East Bay Yesterday is a podcast that gathers, shares and celebrates stories from Oakland, Berkeley, Richmond and other towns throughout Alameda and Contra Costa

Feral Visions

Welcome to Feral Visions, a decolonial feminist radio hour brought to you by Liberation Spring! Tune in for consciousness-raising, analysis, current affairs, and unlearning from some of the most provocative visionaries in our movements. Please donate at! Feral Visions is produced by the We Rise cultural production collective. Find our other podcasts on Area941, Birth Bruja and We Rise.

It's Going Down

IGDcast is a weekly podcast produced by It’s Going Down which features interviews with participants in social movements, struggles, rebellions, projects, thinkers, and organizers. Check out for daily news updates and ways to support!

Radio Wolinsky

A podcast featuring extended interviews and discussions from the Bookwaves and Arts-Waves programs on KPFA, interviews and discussions with KPFA producers and hosts, and extended archive interviews from the Probabilities series over the past thirty years. Literature, theater, film, the visual arts: in-depth interviews from a progressive and artistic viewpoint, with long-time KPFA/Pacifica host Richard Wolinsky. New podcasts are generally weekly, though not always.

Special Series: HIV and AIDS in the black community

While some communities celebrate the “end” of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, others are seeing the crisis grow — and intersect with bigger social justice challenges. For World AIDS Day, UpFront co-host Cat Brooks interviews people on the front lines of confronting HIV/AIDS in the black community. This series originally aired on UpFront, which airs weekday mornings at 7:am Pacific on KPFA. You can subscribe to the show as a podcast through Apple Podcasts or by pasting this link into any podcast app that doesn’t have us listed.

The Occasional Scoop

The Occasional Scoop is a collection of Wes “Scoop” Nisker’s non-habitual, random rants emitted when the inspiration arises from the forces in the universe to speak through him, especially on American official holidays.

The Tom and Tim Show

Tom Ammiano, former California State senator and Tim Redmond, editor of 48 Hills meet up each week to yack it up over the twists and turns of San Francisco politics and beyond.

UpFront Tech

UpFront Tech is a podcast of political conversations about technology and the tech industry. We explore how new tech affects our brains, our relationships, our society and our politics; how tech companies affect the distribution of wealth and power, and how they’re transforming specific places — like the San Francisco Bay Area, where we live. We don’t just ask what the future looks like — we ask what it should look like, and how to get there.

We Rise

We Rise brings you stories, interviews, and music to nourish our imaginations in service of collective liberation. Guided by Toni Cade Bambara’s call to make the revolution irresistible, each show explores the practice of solidarity in today’s freedom movements. Brought to you by We Rise Cultural Production Collective.

In 1998, Paul Theroux wrote a scathing memoir about his friendship with Nobel Prize winner V.S. Naipaul, who died on August 11, 2018 at the age of 85. In this interview recorded in October, 1998, Richard A. Lupoff and Richard Wolinsky speak with Paul Theroux about Naipaul, and about his work. The photo shown here was taken in 2011 at their reconciliation after their fifteen year old feud.

Bill English, Artistic Director of San Francisco Playhouse, in conversation with Richard Wolinsky.

In this yearly interview, Bill English discusses the previous and upcoming seasons at San Francisco Playhouse. In addition, he discusses the current production of “Sunday in the Park with George” and examines the role of lighting in creating the feel of Playhouse productions.

Quill Violet Christie-Peters & I dialogue about decolonizing sexuality thru visual art in this episode. She’s an Anishinaabe arts programmer and self-taught visual artist currently residing in Thunder Bay. She is the creator of the Indigenous Youth Residency Program, an artist residency for Indigenous youth that relies on a radically relational praxis that allows youth … Continued

In this episode, we speak with Heaven Celeste Thunder, a mother and medicine maker about her journey into ancestral medicine and motherhood. Heaven’s current education in traditional Chinese medicine and traditional Mexican medicine began alongside her involvement with Aztec dance and ceremony. She entered a formal Master’s program in Traditional Chinese Medicine and an informal … Continued

• Become a KPFA Monthly Donor today!      • How to Help Fire Victims in Northern California      • Do the Right Thing and get your KPFA Matinee tickets today!      

Share This