UpFront

What about deflation?; SF Mayor cracks down on the Tenderloin; What happened to the defund movement?; Plus the surprising rebound of monarch butterflies

Scene along “Skid Row.” Howard Street, San Francisco, California | Dorothea Lange, 1937 | Farm Security Administration – Office of War Information Photograph Collection (Library of Congress

On today’s show:

0:08 – Dean Baker (@DeanBaker13), senior economist at the Center for Economic and Policy Research joins us to discuss the possibility of economic deflation following rising concern over widespread inflation.

0:33 – We discuss San Francisco Mayor London Breed’s declaration of a state of emergency in the Tenderloin with

Tim Redmond (@timredmondsf) longtime San Francisco investigative reporter and founding editor of 48 Hills,

Mano Raju (@ManoRajuPD), San Francisco Public Defender,

and Jennifer Friedenbach (@fbach4), Executive Director of the San Francisco Coalition on Homelessness.

1:08 – We discuss what happened to the defund movement with

Steve Phillips (@StevePtweets), host of Democracy in Color with Steve Phillips, a color-conscious podcast on politics; founder of Democracy in Color, a political media organization; and author of Brown Is the New White. (His latest book, How We End the Civil War, is due out in 2022).

and Melina Abdullah (@DocMellyMel), Professor of Pan-African Studies, co-founder of Black Lives Matter-Los Angeles, and host of Move The Crowd, which airs Mondays at 7am at our sister station KPFK in Los Angeles.

1:33 – We discuss the surprising rebound of monarch butterflies with

Emma Pelton, Senior Endangered Species Conservation Biologist at the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation (@xercessociety), studies the western population of monarch butterflies including adaptive management of overwintering habitat in California and breeding habitat throughout the western US.

Playlist

ArtistSongAlbumLabel
HarleighbluWho's That Girl?Tru Thoughts Covers, Vol. 2BELIEVE - Tru Thoughts
ReclooseDustHiatus On The HorizonPMI Dance
Share This