More on Rising Inflation; COVID Science Questions; Plus Fund Drive Special with Fredrika Newton

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On today’s show:

0:08 – US sees its highest rate of inflation since 1982. Doug Henwood (@DougHenwood), an economic journalist and host of KPFA’s Behind the News joins us to discuss his latest piece for The Nation, What Should the Democrats Do About Rising Inflation?

0:33 – Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health joins us again to discuss research on the Omicron variant.

1:08 – Fredrika Newtown, co-founder of the Huey P Newton Foundation and wife of the slain human rights icon and Black Panther Party founder Huey Newton, joins us to discuss his life and efforts to preserve the history of the Black Panther Party.

FUND DRIVE SPECIAL – Fredrika Newton’s full interview is included as part of UpFront’s Rethinking History Collection. Pledge $100 and receive nine (mostly) new conversations to change the way you think about the past.

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