Guest host Max Pringle speaks with UC Berkeley Political Science Professor George Breslauer about the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the Kremlin’s latest strategy of attacking Ukraine’s power grid as winter approaches.  Also, a conversation with author and historian Andrew K. Diemer about his latest book: “Vigilance: the Life of William Still, Father of the … Continued

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Oakland’s Mayor-Elect Sheng Thao; Plus, rematriating Ohlone land w/ the Shuumi Land Tax

First, we speak with Sheng Thao who has been declared Oakland’s next mayor following a long ranked-choice voting process that eliminated all other candidates. She will be Oakland’s first Hmong mayor and the first Hmong mayor of any major US city; and at 37-years old Sheng Thao will be the youngest mayor of Oakland in … Continued

On today’s show: 0:08 – Ryan Costello (@ryecostello), Policy Director at National Iranian American Council discusses the ongoing Iranian uprisings. 0:33 – San Francisco Supervisors will consider a proposal by SFPD to authorize armed robots to kill suspects. Tim Redmond (@timredmondsf) is a long-time San Francisco investigative reporter and founder of 48 Hills joins us … Continued