Navigating CA’s unemployment system: we take your calls with Daniela Urban with the Center for Workers’ Rights; Plus: The Police Killing of Daunte Wright: what’s known so far, and processing the trauma with Rosa Clemente

0:08 – Iran nuclear site cyber-attacked, likely by Israel

Khury Petersen-Smith (@kpYES) is the Michael Ratner Middle East Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies. He researches U.S. empire, borders, and migration.  

0:27 – KPFA News: The City of Oakland has imposed rule changes for sidewalk vending at Lake Merritt, largely impacting vendors who are Black and brown. KPFA’s Sam Anderson reports.

0:34 – Unemployment call-ins: Daniela Urban is Executive Director of the Center for Workers’ Rights and special counsel to Legal Aid At Work.

1:08 – The police killing of Daunte Wright

Alex Vitale (@avitale)  professor of sociology and coordinator of the Policing and Social Justice Project at Brooklyn College, and the author of The End of Policing.

1:25 – KPFA News: Continuing our coverage of the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for killing George Floyd, Scott Baba has this re-cap of yesterday’s trial proceedings, which included testimony by George Floyd’s brother, Philonse Floyd. Scott Baba reports.

1:34 – Processing police violence and what’s next

Rosa Clemente (@rosaclemente) a grassroots organizer, lecturer, independent journalist, and scholar, and a former vice presidential candidate with the Green Party.

1:48 – Oakland: The Reimagining Public Safety Taskforce recommendations go before the Public Safety Committee

James Burch is the Policy Director of the Anti-Police Terror Project, and President of the National Lawyers Guild SF Bay Area Chapter. He serves as the Chair of the Oakland’s Reimagining Public Safety Task Force. 

liz suk is interim executive director for Oakland Rising, which mobilizes and educates voters in the flatlands – East and West Oakland – around issues of social justice.

Oakland Public Safety Committee meeting: today Tuesday April 13 at 1:30pm. Zoom link here.


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