October 22 2019

KPFA Radio 94.1 FM with Project Censored & City Lights Present: Nolan Higdon & Mickey Huff

United States of Distraction: Media Manipulation in Post-Truth America

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“Higdon and Huff have produced the best short introduction to the nature of Trump-era journalism and how the ‘post-truth’ media world is inimical to a democratic society.” —Robert W. McChesney, author of Rich Media, Poor Democracy: Communication Politics in Dubious Times


September 24 2019

KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents: JONATHAN SAFRAN FOER

We Are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast

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Jonathan Safran Foer is the author of four novels:Everything Is Illuminated,  Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, Tree of Codes, Here I Am, and two books of non-fiction:  Eating Animals, and We are the Weather.  His work has received numerous awards and has been translated into thirty-six languages. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.


October 10 2019

KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents: DENNIS J BERNSTEIN & WARREN LEHRER

“FIVE OCEANS IN A TEA SPOON” Poems & Visualizations

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Five Oceans in a Teaspoon is a memoir in short visual poems, written by poet/investigative journalist Dennis J Bernstein, typographic visualizations by designer/author Warren Lehrer. Like his journalism, Bernstein’s poems reflect the struggle of everyday people trying to survive in the face of adversity. 


July 27 2019

KPFA Movie Matinee, The Hunger Games

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In post-apocalyptic North America, 12 impoverished districts are forced, partly as punishment for a past rebellion against the state, to select a child to compete in a nationally televised event called the Hunger Games where participants fight to the death until only one remains. District 12's Katniss Everdeen (played by Jennifer Lawrence) must weigh survival......


September 17 2019

KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents: AMITAV GHOSH

Gun Island

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Gun Island is a globetrotting, folkloric adventure novel about family that tells the story of a world on the brink, of increasing displacement and unstoppable transition. It is exactly what is needed. It is also a story of hope, of a man whose faith in the world and the future is restored by two remarkable women.


September 10 2019

KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents: RANDALL MUNROE

HOW TO: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems

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Randall Patrick Munroe is an American cartoonist, author, scientific theorist, and creator of the webcomic xkcd - primarily a stick figure comic with themes in computer science, technology, mathematics, science, philosophy, language, pop culture, romance, and physics.


August 28 2019

KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents: P.E. MOSKOWITZ

THE CASE AGAINST FREE SPEECH: The First Amendment, Fascism, and the Future of Dissent

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P.E.Moskowitz is the author of the bestselling “How To Kill a City,” and a writer for Al Jazeera, The Guardian, the New York Times, Wired, the New Republic and Vice.


August 14 2019

KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents: DAN KOVALIK

The Plot to Overthrow Venezuela: How the U.S. Is Orchestrating a Coup for Oil

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Dan Kovalik is the author of critically-acclaimed The Plot to Scapegoat Russia, The Plot to Attack Iran, and The Plot to Control the World. He has been a labor and human rights lawyer since graduating from Columbia Law School in 1993. He received the David W. Mills Mentoring Fellowship from Stanford Law School, has appeared on...