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French elections; Ukraine updates; Covid science; Plus, memoir from native California

Emmanuel Macron was re-elected as France’s president on April 24th | Wikimedia

0:09 – Yesterday’s French presidential elections brought a renewed victory for incumbent Emmanuel Macron, but the vote showed significant growth in the support of extreme right candidate Marine Le Pen. John Feffer (@johnfeffer), Director of Foreign Policy in Focus, discusses the election and also explores the latest in Ukraine.

0:33 – Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health, joins us to discuss the latest COVID science and answer listener questions.

1:08 – Now in his 15th term as Tribal Chairman of the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria, Greg Sarris‘ leadership has brought the tribe federal recognition, a casino, land, and programs to support tribal members. He joins us to discuss his new book, a memoir: Becoming Story: A Journey Among Seasons, Places, Trees, and Ancestors.

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