In an open air prison for migrants near San Diego at the US-Mexico border, migrants find themselves detained and forced to try to survive the elements as their population has doubled in just three months. Joining us to discuss is Melissa Gomez, a Metro reporter for the Los Angeles Times, whose latest reporting addresses treatment of … Continued

In ProPublica’s latest investigation into the forensic junk science, we learn about some medical examiners’ use of ‘lung float tests’, which use questionable-at-best practices to determine whether a baby who has died was born as a stillbirth. The test has been used to convict women who’ve birthed stillborn babies of murdering their child. Our guest … Continued

In this episode we look at the dramatic impact of the lifting of the pandemic policy of an eviction moratorium in Alameda County. We discuss the dramatic increase in evictions now in Alameda County compared to pre-pandemic levels with our guest Leah Simon-Weisberg, Legal Director of The Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE) Action. … Continued

Today we’re met with a reminder that taking breaks is not only important to our physical health, it’s also important to the health of political movements. We’re joined by performance artist, writer, activist, theologian, daydreamer and founder of the Nap Ministry, Tricia Hersey, to discuss her labor of love to move the work of Black … Continued

We’ll spend this hour with voices and reflections on Israel’s bombardment of Gaza with some of the powerful voices in our communities. We’ll start with Nadya Tannous, who has been organizing to stop Israel’s ongoing genocide in Gaza, as a member of the Palestinian Youth Movement. She is a passionate community organizer and writer, born and … Continued