Winter Fund Drive Launch: Ian Haney Lopez on political racism and building cross-racial solidarity in 2020; Plus: Investigative journalist Andrea Bernstein on ‘American Oligarchs’

0:08 – Our first fund drive of 2020 is here! Listener donations make all our work possible, so thank you for your continued support of UpFront and KPFA’s News Department so that we can bring breaking news, in-depth reporting and critical analysis. First, we bring you a brand new KPFA Author Event featuring Ian Haney Lopez (@IanHaneyLopez), the Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Public Law at the University of California, Berkeley. He works in the area of racial justice in American law. His latest book, Merge Left: Fusing Race and Class, Winning Elections and Saving America. He spoke at a recent KPFA Author Talk at Kehilla Synagogue on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, hosted by Saru Jayaraman. For your donation today, receive the book for $150, the KPFA talk for $75, or both for $200. 

1:08 – A deep dive into the Trump and Kushner families and how they’re profiting off the Presidency today.

Andrea Bernstein (@AndreaWNYC) is the Peabody Award-winning cohost of the acclaimed WNYC/ProPublica podcast Trump, Inc. , which investigates how President Trump’s business works and who might be profiting from his administration. Her new book is American Oligarchs: The Kushners, the Trumps, and the Marriage of Money and Power. Yours for a pledge $150 to KPFA

Exclusive UpFront gift: KPFA ‘Stay Woke’ Coffee made by Mother Tongue Coffee Roasters of Oakland CA for an $80 pledge, or both coffee and the book for $200. 

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