Political Scientist: Blackface Is a National Problem & Virginia’s Top Officials Must Step Down; Meet Victorina Morales, an Undocumented Immigrant Who Spent Five Years as Trump’s Housekeeper.
On today’s show we’ll spend the hour on Donald Trump’s State of the Union address as he begins his third year in office. First we’ll analyze the speech with our news correspondent Rosa Clemente and Rewire.News President Jodi Jacobson. Then, we’ll share an interview we did ahead of the State of the Union with two … Continued
Produced by: Aileen Alfandary, Alan Snitow and Helen Mickiewicz. Originally aired on KPFA-FM : July 30, 1979
Nearly every society in the world is either a former colony or a former imperial power. How, then, should we regard and understand processes of imperialism and colonialism? According to Julian Go, a body of thought called postcolonial theory has offered many insights into the workings and legacies of empire and colonialism. Many of those … Continued
Immigration and foreign policy: two of the topics that received attention in the State of the Union speech last night. PLUS: your calls. Hosted by Kris Welch.
What’s Next for Venezuela as U.S. & Opposition Reject Negotiations Aimed to End Crisis Peacefully? Trial of El Chapo Highlights Failure of U.S. War on Drugs, But Will U.S. Ever Be Held to Account?
Too many people suffer the negative – and preventable – consequences of poor oral health. These aren’t just cavities, but life-threatening diseases like diabetes and heart disease. Learn how you can prevent this with Dr. Will Courtenay and his guests, Dr. Michael Reddy, Dean of UCSF School of Dentistry, and Berkeley dentist Dr. Ariane Terlet.
Today we talk in-depth about the latest on the US foreign affairs of the Trump administration, from withdrawing US troops from Syria, to the U.S. recognizing Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the legitimate president of Venezuela, to the U.S. announcing plans to withdraw from a corner stone nuclear non-proliferation treaty, Guest: Stephen Kinzer is … Continued
Virginia Legislative Black Caucus: Governor Northam Must Resign over Blackface Yearbook Photo; As Virginia Governor Waffles on Blackface Yearbook Photo, NAACPLeader Calls His Apology “Invalid”; Historian: Americans Must Face Violent History of Blackface Amid Virginia Gov. Racist Photo Scandal; Lights Back On at NYC Jail After Hundreds Protest, But Prisoners Still Without Heat in Winter.
“Prison Abolition” had been a widely discussed idea for centuries, and was adopted –even by centrists– in the 1970’s. —But during the last 40 years and a staggering boom in imprisonment – prison abolition seemed like a fringe idea. “Get rid of prisons?!” Only radical activists thought that was possible. But in the last decade the tide … Continued