Moms 4 Housing organizer Carroll Fife takes on incumbent McElhaney in fierce Oakland council race over housing, policing

  By KPFA election reporter Ariel Boone (@arielboone) OAKLAND, CA – On a sunny Saturday morning in DeFremery Park in West Oakland, 50 people have come to knock on doors. There are ironworkers, students, democratic socialists, even Sunrise Movement climate activists — all here to support Carroll Fife, a candidate for Oakland city council in … Continued

Dick Lupoff 1935-2020

Richard A. Lupoff began his career as a writer creating a science fiction fanzine, Xero, which won a Hugo Award in 1963. He began his official writing career with a biography of Edgar Rice Burroughs and a first novel, One Million Centuries, in the early 1960s. Over the course of a very long writing career, … Continued

Talk It Out Radio:Sun 10/4, 7pm: AWARENESS, ACCEPTANCE, and ACTION: Conjectures of a Spiritual Activist in Recovery

Can we change only one person, ourselves, and still effectively change the world? Host, Marlena Willis, talks with Dr. Renato Almanzor about his work as a Transformation Catalyst, where he draws on lessons learned from 30 years of activism for social change and on Buddhism and 12-step recovery programs. Renato Almanzor is committed to transformative … Continued

Israel, UAE, and Bahrain accord, and the question of Palestine

In the wake of the much-vaunted Israel/UAE/Bahrain accord, this week we take stock of the situation in the Middle East with celebrated Israeli historian professor Ilan Pappe and see where this new development leaves the question of Palestine as well as the general state of human rights and civil rights in the region. Guest: Ilan Pappe is … Continued

“Sean died for a bigger cause”: Remembering Sean Monterrosa

Interview with Michelle and Ashley Monterrosa ThisIsLucyKang · “Sean died for a bigger cause”: Remembering Sean Monterrosa   Twenty-two year-old San Francisco resident Sean Monterrosa was unarmed and kneeling with his hands raised when Vallejo Police Officer Jarrett Tonn fatally shot him through the windshield of a moving police vehicle in a Walgreens parking lot … Continued