The Trump administration has announced an end to Temporary Protected Status for hundreds of thousands of nationals from El Salvador residing in the US. The move is the latest anti-immigrant attack, coming at a time when a spending-bill related fight over the fate of Dreamers is heating up. We’ll turn to Christine Neumann-Ortiz today for … Continued
Darren Johnston, the iconoclastic Canadian-born Bay Area trumpeter has appeared on The Hear and Now in the past with The Nice Guy Trio and his Broken Shadows band. Tonight he returns with his Bye Bye Bartok quartet, which includes Matt Renzi (clarinet, English horn, tenor sax), Adam Shulman (piano), and Eric Vogler (upright bass). The … Continued
Randall Stross, innovation and Thomas Edison. Dr. Seth Lloyd and the computer of the future, the quantum computer. Hosted by Dr. Michio Kaku.
Today Mitch Jeserich is in conversation with Thomas Mann, resident scholar at the Institute of Governmental Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, and co-author of One Nation After Trump: A Guide for the Perplexed, the Disillusioned, the Desperate, and the Not-Yet Deported. He addresses Trump’s rise, the danger he represents, and how to counter it.
California Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer, the representative for the 59th District in the State Assembly joins us on UpFront to discuss his aim to re-introduce a bill to make California a sanctuary state for marijuana. Afterwards, Kirk Lombard, author of the Sea Forager’s Guide to the Northern California Coast discusses harvesting seaweed, kelp, and sustainable fish eats. He’s also … Continued
“It’s a Nightmare for Us”: Up to 250,000 Salvadorans Face Deportation After Trump TPS Decision; Rev. William Barber: Trump is a Symptom of a Deeper Moral Malady Behind Racist, Xenophobic Policies; Rev. Barber & Ex-Page to Segregationist Strom Thurmond Unite to Launch New Poor People’s Campaign.
Israel has decided to ban 20 organizations including Codepink, in a direct response to the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement. On our show today we’ll speak with Ariel Gold, Co-Director of Code Pink about the ban, and about the on-going incarceration of 16-year old Ahed Tamimi. Then, we’ll spend the rest of the hour with … Continued
Flu season’s off to an early and deadly start in California. Dr. Will Courtenay and his guests will discuss traditional and alternative approaches to preventing and treating colds and flus. Guests are Dr. Art Reingold, Professor of Epidemiology at UC Berkeley, and Chris Kresser of California Center for Functional Medicine and author of Unconventional Medicine.
What do animals have to do with absolutism? Can animal bodies and representations be used to justify authoritarian rule, or can they model forms of conduct expected of a ruler’s associates? According to Peter Sahlins, animals that lived and were depicted in the royal gardens of Versailles played a key role in Louis XIV’s reign, … Continued
Ralph talks to legendary progressive lawyer and former U.S. Attorney General, Ramsey Clark, about the conflicts in the Middle East. And we continue our discussion about the difference between “progressives” and “liberals” and why the distinction is important. Plus more listener questions!