Honoring Margy Wilkinson

KPFA mourns the passing of Margy, a great and dedicated spirit. Margy was in the struggle for the long-haul. She participated in a protest on the day of her death, standing up and her putting her body on the line for justice in her last hours as she had for her entire life. Margy volunteered … Continued

0:08 – On May 30, Alameda County saw a spike in Covid-19 cases. Erin Allday, health writer for the San Francisco Chronicle has been tirelessly reporting on the crisis in the Bay Area for months and joins us to talk about it. 0:18 – Protests against the murder of George Floyd have spread around the world. … Continued

0:08 – The U.S. is erupting in protests against the police killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, Steven Taylor and many more. Thousands of people joined marches, uprisings and a car caravan on Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Oakland. Police departments across the country have responded with brutal and excessive force against demonstrators, … Continued

0:08 – Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed closing the last three youth prisons in California, plus a youth prison firefighting camp. The facilities are infamous for their brutality and abuses against the children inside. We hear response from Daniel Macallair, who directs the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice and is professor of adult and … Continued

70 Years!

Produced by mikO Tolliver during her time as an Intern with the Operations Department Internship Program, this video will give you a brief history of KPFA and its importance to its listening community. If you would like to learn more about the Operations Department Internship Program, click hear!

0:08 – Heidi Shierholz (@hshierholz) is senior economist and director of policy at the Economic Policy Institute, and the former chief economist at the U.S. Department of Labor. 0:22 – Attorneys for McDonalds workers have filed lawsuits in Los Angeles and San Jose alleging unsafe working conditions, including workers being asked to reuse personal protective … Continued