The End of the EPA? Trump Taps Climate Change Denier & Fossil Fuel Ally Scott Pruitt to Head Agency; Meet the Republican Elector Who Is Refusing to Vote for Trump; Constitutional Lawyer: It’s an “Outrage” That Judge Halted Michigan Presidential Election Recount.
The U.S. is living through another Gilded Age, characterized by extreme social inequality and very few protections for workers. But the Gilded Age of the late 19th century was marked by intense class struggle from below, whereas until recently, there has been little in the way of organized opposition to the forces of wealth and … Continued
In this episode we listen to an interview with David Cay Johnston, journalist and author of The Making of Donald Trump, about the great farce, criminal, and pop culture phenomenon that is Donald J. Trump. In the interview Johnston reveals Donald’s ties to the mob and more. As a part of our fundraising drive, we are … Continued
Noam Chomsky & Harry Belafonte in Conversation on Trump, Sanders, the KKK, Rebellious Hearts & More; Housing Advocate: It’s Scary That Trump HUD Secretary Pick Ben Carson Thinks Poverty is a Choice.
As program hosts Bonnie Simmons and Derk Richardson combine forces during the KPFA Winter Fund Drive, they present roots music legends Geoff Muldaur & Jim Kweskin, joined by fiddler/singer Suzy Thompson, live in the KPFA studio, with Tony Ferro engineering. Cohorts since the early 1960s and the heyday of Jim Kweskin & the Jug Band, … Continued
Our guest on this episode is Peter Linebaugh, an American Marxist historian who specializes in British history, Irish history, labor history, and the history of the colonial Atlantic. He is the author of the pamphlet Ned Ludd & Queen Mab: Machine-Breaking, Romanticism, and the Several Commons of 1811-12. As a part of our fundraising drive, we … Continued
Water protectors at Standing Rock, North Dakota declare a major victory as the US Army Corps of Engineers says it will not let the Dakota Access pipeline cross Lake Oahe. We’ll speak with journalist Simon Moya-Smith with Indian Country Today Media Network about the decision and whether the fight will continue. And, we’ll hear a … Continued
with Favianna Rodriquez, Oakland based artist and activist.
From Climate Change to Nuclear War, Noam Chomsky Warns of Literal Threats to Our Survival; Noam Chomsky: Trump’s Victory Recalls Memories of Hitler & Fascism’s Spread Across Europe; “Welcome to the Fourth Reich”: Legendary Actor Harry Belafonte on the Election of Donald Trump; Patti Smith Dedicates Song to Oakland Fire Victims & Young People Who … Continued
Kate talks with Bonnie Burton about Crafting With Feminism. Learn how to make tampons buddies with sequins, Ruth Bader Ginsburg finger puppets and huggable uterus pillows just in time for the holidays. Plus riffs on pop culture. Sharon Sobotta talks with playwright AJ Baker about ENTANGLEMENT, a play about a play about the quantum mechanics … Continued