0:08 – Impeachment: right wing media coverage
Matt Gertz (@MattGertz) is a senior fellow with Media Matters for America, a politically left-leaning 501, nonprofit organization which acts as media watchdog for scrutinizing right-leaning media outlets.
0:34 – Combatting violence against elders in Asian communities
Alvina Wong is the Campaign and Organizing Director with the Asian Pacific Environmental Network (@APEN4EJ).
Lai Wa Wu is Policy and Alliance Director, Chinese Progressive Association (@CPASF).
Events: This weekend, there are 2 events aimed at addressing the violence in Asian communities and creating a space to heal together with other communities of color:
- Oakland: 3 pm Saturday, February 13 at Madison Park. Event info on Facebook – “Love Our People, Heal Our Communities”
- San Francisco: 1 pm Sunday February 14 at Civic Center Plaza. Event info on Facebook – “Love Our Elders, Heal Our Communities”
1:08 – Chevron oil spill in the Bay: what happened and what’s next?
Sejal Choksi-Chugh (@sejalc) is Executive Director of San Francisco Baykeeper, dedicated to stopping pollution and other threats to San Francisco Bay and its tributaries throughout the Bay Area.
Andres Soto is a Richmond Community Organizer, Communities for a Better Environment, and the host of “El Show de Andres Soto” Fridays at 10:30am on KPFA.
1:22 – KPFA News: California has identified two cases of the South African coronavirus variant in the San Francisco Bay Area. Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the findings today during a trip to Fresno to tout the state’s efforts to vaccinate people. The presence of the new virus variants come as COVID-19 infection rates, cases and hospitalizations continue to go down. KPFA’s Christina Aanestad reports.
1:34 – Impeachment call-ins: we hear from listeners about the current impeachment trial