This Friday 2/22 KPFA’s “History of Funk” will feature a burning session through the best funk of 1969, a furious year in Black History with a soundtrack to match! Check out The History of Funk, with Rickey Vincent and Stevie G, Friday night 10pm-12am PST for a nonstop session of R&B, Soul, Rock and psychedelics … Continued

We go to Caracas, Venezuela, for an update on the escalating standoff between President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader and self-proclaimed president Juan Guaidó. Guaidó claims he is preparing to deliver humanitarian aid from the Colombian border Saturday. Maduro has rejected the plan, saying the effort is part of a broader attempt to overthrow his … Continued

Today as self describe socialist Bernie Sanders announced that he will seek the white house once again we are in conversation of the history of socialism in United States. Guest: Richard D. Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is currently a Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the … Continued

Communities For A Better Environment, or CBE as it is known to its many friends, is one of California’s premier environmental justice organizations. CBE has been on the front lines and fence lines working with low income and communities of color to speak truth to power and challenge polluters and government officials that protect them. … Continued

On this Valentine’s Day, things are not looking good for women’s reproductive rights.  We get the latest.  PLUS: Barack Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative is coming to Oakland next week.  We talk to a local participant.  PLUS: can the Green New Deal become a Valentine for the planet? Hosted by Kris Welch.

Happiness seems elusive in our society, despite the many industries attempting to sell it through a multitude of products and services.  What’s missing, according to feminist Lynne Segal, is the sense that our happiness is intertwined with the happiness of others.  She calls for reclaiming radical joy, through collective life and activism. Resources: Lynn Segal, … Continued