Russia-Ukraine war news; More COVID questions; Plus what’s next for People’s Park?

Disabled construction machinery covered in graffiti at People’s Park in Berkeley, August 7, 2022. | Photo by Brian Edwards-Tiekert.

On today’s show:

0:08 – John Feffer (@johnfeffer), director of Foreign Policy in Focus joins us again to discuss the latest developments in Russia’s war with Ukraine.

0:33 – Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health takes listener questions.

1:08 – Brian Edwards-Tiekert reports from People’s Park after an attempt by UC Berkeley to close the park was met by fierce opposition by community members last week. We hear from Dan Mogulof (@dmogulof), assistant vice chancellor for executive communications in UC Berkeley’s Office of Communications and Public Affairs and Charles Gary, a longtime People’s Park supporter.

1:33 – Catherine Ceniza Choy, a professor of ethnic studies at UC Berkeley discusses her new book Asian American Histories of the United States.

Meet Catherine Ceniza Choy at tomorrow’s KPFA Author Event with Miko Lee of APEX Express. See the event page for more information.