In this episode of Upfront host Salima Hamirani speaks with Shoshana Walters of the Center for Investigative Reporting about her recent article exploring the prevalent sexual abuse on remote weed farms in Northern California. Then, we hear from Wenonah Hauter, founder and Executive Director of Food & Water Watch. She has worked extensively on food, water, energy … Continued


As Earth Reaches Frightening CO2 Milestone, Bill McKibben Calls for War on Climate Change; Bill McKibben: Dakota Access Pipeline Resistance Powerful Enough to Overwhelm Fossil Fuel Industry; Medea Benjamin: If Americans Can Sue Saudis over 9/11, Drone Victims Should Be Able to Sue U.S.; Report: Donald Trump Violated US Embargo on Cuba in 1990s Even … Continued


Tonight on APEX Express, we talk with Kristyn Leach, a 33-year old Korean American farmer at Namu Farm in Sunol, CA. where she practices Korean Natural Farming. Sticking with our food theme, we hear from food writer for the East Bay Express, Luke Tsai. He wrote the cover story, “Cooking Other People’s Food” and we … Continued


Yesterday marked the second night, protesters gathered in El Cajon, California to demand accountability following another shooting death of an unarmed Black man by police. Alfred Olango sister called the authorities for assistance when he began acting usual due to him suffering a seizure. Once police arrived on the scene things escalated ending in Mr. … Continued


Whose Food? Our Food

Tonight on APEX Express, we talk with Kristyn Leach, a 33-year old Korean American farmer at Namu Farm in Sunol, CA. where she practices Korean Natural Farming. Sticking with our food theme, we hear from food writer for the East Bay Express, Luke Tsai. He wrote the cover story, “Cooking Other People’s Food” and we … Continued


With Greg Palast, a New York Times-bestselling author and a freelance journalist for the BBC as well as the British newspaper The Guardian. Throughout his career he has investigated and uncovered many instances of election fraud and political malfeasance, exposing the corporate interests and big-money involved in who gets elected in the United States. His most recent documentary, The Best … Continued


Host Cat Brooks speaks with Brooke Tepestra, an organizer with the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee (IWOC), and Pastor Kenneth Glasgow of the Ordinary People’s Society, about the state of the nationwide prison strikes, and the reality of forced prison labor in this country. and Host Mitch Jeserich talks with Ellen Kreitzberg, professor at Santa Clara Law School … Continued


Protests Continue in San Diego After Police Kill Mentally Ill, Unarmed Ugandan Refugee Alfred Olango; Worse Than a Slaughterhouse: 250,000 Trapped in East Aleppo Amid Devastating Bombing Campaign; Study: People with Mental Illness are 16 Times More Likely to Be Killed During a Police Encounter; California Cop Who Shot Unarmed Black Man Was Demoted in … Continued