What To Do Before the Medics Arrive.

Join us Monday July 6th, 2-3PM on “About Health” We will discuss some simple things you can do to prevent and treat serious health emergencies such as Heat Stroke, Dehydration, and Drowning. And we’ll review ways to assess a situation, such as finding someone on the ground, not knowing what happened. With summer here, it’s a good … Continued

California’s drought actually has the market for high-end wines booming – which may be a very bad thing for California’s drought. We’ll talk to journalist Will Parrish about diverted streams, bulldozed woodlands, and the class politics of viticulture. Plus: The San Francisco Mime Troup launches a new production focused on police violence — we’ll bring … Continued

Is Puerto Rico America’s Greece? U.S. Commonwealth Seeks Bankruptcy Help in Face of Crushing Debt; Rep. Nydia Velázquez: Freedom for Oscar López Rivera Unites Puerto Ricans Across Political Lines; After Marriage Equality & Obamacare, Mixed Results from SCOTUS on Abortion, Pollution, Executions; NJ Gov. Chris Christie Faces Economic Turmoil at Home as He Seeks GOP … Continued

Tonight’s program features Noticias/ News from the Americas with Vylma V.; an important discussion led by Julieta Kusnir about the investigation into the sexual abuse of immigrant women in the janitorial industry: a commentary by Nina Serrano on the bilingual San Francisco Mission district newspaper, “El Tecolote” and its 45th anniversary and call for poetry; … Continued

Pratap Chatterjee is the Executive Director of CorpWatch, an investigative journalist and producer. He is the author of Halliburton’s Army, Iraq Inc.: A Profitable Occupation and The Earth Brokers. His most recent article on Greece is called EuroZone Profiteers: How German and French Banks Helped Bankrupt Greece. And Alex Abella, journalist and author. His article … Continued

California’s legislature has just sent Governor Brown a bill that would make it harder to opt out of mandatory vaccinations–over howls of protest from from libertarians and vaccine skeptics. We deliver a deep history of the very first vaccine, and the very first anti-vaccination movement – a movement that included lawsuits, riots, gun battles, and … Continued

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