The Odyssey is a poem about violence and the aftermath of war; about wealth, poverty, and power; about marriage and family; about travelers, hospitality, and the yearning for a home. It is about how we find community, how we find who gets to be in a particular community, and what does it mean that some … Continued
KPFA turned 70 last year. Tonight is a different 70th birthday milestone, so host Derk Richardson plays songs about the passing of time. As you listen to Sandy Denny, The Beatles, Guy Clark, David Bowie, Tom Waits, Susan Werner, Bruce Springsteen, the Magnetic Fields, Iris DeMent, and of course Simon and Garfunkel, among others, reflect … Continued
0:08 – Election 2020: New Hampshire primary roundup John Nichols, National Affairs Correspondent for The Nation, author of many books, the most recent The Genius of Impeachment: The Founders’ Cure for Royalism. He has been in New Hampshire reporting on the primary. 0:25 – Fund Drive Special: Making Our Way Home by Blair Imani Blair Imani‘s … Continued
We host a series of debates on local measures that will be on the primary ballot on March 3, 2020 and on the November 2020 ballot, and of a broader interest. Hosted by Cat Brooks and Brian Edwards-Tiekert. San Francisco’s Proposition E We kick off our series with a debate on San Francisco’s Proposition E, … Continued
On Friday, Democracy Now! co-host Nermeen Shaikh sat down for a rare joint interview with the Squad, the group of four freshmen Democratic congresswomen who have taken Capitol Hill by storm: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota. Omar and Tlaib are the first … Continued
Staff from the Environmental Paper Network join Terra Verde to discuss solutions to deforestation and climate disruption with a focus on their work to support communities facing social and environmental pollution from the plantation, pulp and paper industries.
On this episode of the It’s Going Down podcast, we spoke with an organizer from El Grito de Sunset Park and Asamblea de Pueblo NYC about the evolving situation on the ground in Puerto Rico following hurricanes Irma and Maria. We discuss the collapse of the State following the impact of the storms as well as the growth of mutual aid organizing and … Continued
Risk of Nuclear War Rises as U.S. Deploys a New Nuclear Weapon for the First Time Since the Cold War; Laurie Garrett: World Can’t Let Racist Attitudes Impact Handling of Coronavirus Outbreak; Human Rights Watch: 200 Salvadoran Asylum Seekers Killed, Raped or Tortured After U.S. Deportation.
The final results of Monday’s Democratic Iowa caucuses remain unknown, with 71% of precincts reporting the final tallies of the first 2020 presidential contest. Senator Bernie Sanders is leading in the popular vote, while former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg has a narrow lead of 26.8% of precincts — the state delegate equivalent traditionally used … Continued