Myra Melford Interview — and new music — on The Hear and Now, 10 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 1

Myra Melford is one of the most important composers, pianists, and bandleaders in contemporary music. Tonight she discusses, with host Derk Richardson, the inspirations, strategies, and collaborations that shape her jazz-rooted music, especially as it manifests in her Snowy Egret ensemble, which has a new recording, The Other Side of Air (Firehouse 12 Records), and will appear at … Continued

Talk It Out Radio: Sunday 10/28, 7pm: Nonviolent Communication for De-Escalating Difficult Human Interactions

Host Nancy Kahn talks with special guest, Kangs Trevens, an Oakland-based counselor and facilitator of Trauma-Informed Nonviolent Communication about de-escalation and grounding skills that every person could benefit from. Join us to learn essential skills that support safety and contribute to reducing harm during difficult and overwhelming human interactions without the default being calling law enforcement. … Continued

Economic Update

Virginia Elects a Socialist

this episode is no longer available

Updates on political economy of Trump/GOP attacks on China and their long term costs; parallel analysis of attacks on immigrants; Michelle Alexander on who today is “The Resistance;” and record funds pouring into US midterm elections. Interview with Lee Carter, a socialist elected to Virginia House of Delegates on why and how he won.

Trump Admin Opens Up Alaska for Drilling, Threatening Already At-Risk Arctic Biodiversity; While Trump Calls Climate Change a Hoax, Hurricane Michael Damaged US Fighter Jets Worth $6 BIllion; “I Believe in the Bible. I Also Believe in Science”: How One Man Built Florida Home to Survive Storm; Saudi Ties to U.S. Universities Under Question Amid … Continued