This exhibition of reprinted artwork from the original linoleum blocks and printing press of Emmy Lou Packard (1914–1998) will be on display at the Precita Eyes Muralists booth at the KPFA Summer Arts Fair. Packard was a close friend and colleague of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, and a well-known artist in her own right. She … Continued
Steve Fraser is a labor historian and author several books including Wall Street and Labor Will Rule, which won the Philip Taft Award for the best book in labor history. He also is the co-editor of The Rise and Fall of the New Deal Order. His latest book is The Age of Acquiescence: The Life … Continued
When investigative reporter Sam Quinones went to find out why the heroin trade was booming in Middle America, he found answers in some unusual places. We’ll discuss everything from NAFTA to changing approaches to pain management, to how pharmaceutical marketing fooled doctors into thinking that opiates rarely cause addiction. Guest: Sam Quinones, veteran journalist who’s … Continued
War for Decades to Come? 1 Year After ISIL Advance, U.S. Could Send Hundreds More Troops to Iraq; Will Albert Woodfox Be Freed? Louisiana Fights Release of Longest-Serving U.S. Prisoner in Solitary.
An in-depth look at the Second cold war emerging between the US and Russia, with Robert Parry. And poet and KPFA host Nina Serrano joins us live.
Oakland Police shoot and kill Demouria Hogg, who was asleep in his car, with a gun nearby–the city’s first police killing in two years. We’ll get an eyewitness account, and talk to civil rights attorney John Burris. Plus: both Berkeley and San Francisco take up measures to regulate short-term rental services like AirBNB. Critics say … Continued
Pulling a Gun on a Pool Party? Texas Cop Suspended After Manhandling Bikini-Clad Black Teen; The Arctic 30: How Greenpeace Activists Risked All to Stop Oil Drilling in New Climate Battleground; Rainbow Warrior: 30 Years Later, Will France Ever Apologize For Fatal Bombing of Greenpeace Ship?.
Director Andy Abrahams Wilson from Open Eye Pictures discusses his film Under Our Skin with Dana Walsh who was included in the film and has gone on to work educating people.
Protesters Press Secluded G7 Leaders on Harmful Policies, from Crippling Austerity to Dirty Coal; Traumatized by 3 Years at Rikers Without Charge, Ex-Teen Prisoner Kalief Browder Commits Suicide.
Overflow crowds cheer Bernie Sanders’ bid for the presidency: do we have a progressive majority electorate yet? Plus:Michelle Goldberg with her biography of the audacious Indra Devi. with host Kris Welch.