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Ukraine border crisis continues; SF Police Commission votes tonight on MOU; Plus community advocates win 100% affordable housing development in the Mission



Image courtesy of Plaza 16 Coalition.


On today’s show:

0:08 – Anthony D’Agostino, Professor of History at San Francisco State University, and author of The Rise of Global Powers: International Politics in the Era of the World Wars joins us to continue our coverage of the military deployment on the Ukraine border.

0:33 – The San Francisco Police Commission is expected to vote tonight on whether to continue the San Francisco Police Departments MOU with the San Francisco District Attorney’s office, which determines whose role it is to investigate police use of force incidents and in-custody deaths. Tim Redmond (@timredmondsf), long-time San Francisco investigative reporter and founder of 48 Hills, Cristine Soto DeBerry (@CristineDeBerry), Founder and Executive Director of the Prosecutors Alliance of California, and Chesa Boudin (@chesaboudin), San Francisco District Attorney join us to discuss.

1:08 – San Francisco has agreed to purchase what would have been the “Monster in the Mission” and instead turn the former retail complex into 100% affordable housing — the result of a multi-year battle between community advocates and private developer, Maximus Real Estate Partners. Hillary Ronen (@HillaryRonen), San Francisco Supervisor for District 9, whose District encompasses the project, and Chirag Bhakta (@ChiragB87), Director of the Mission Community Power Institute and a member of the Plaza 16 Coalition Steering Committee join us to discuss.

1:33 – Last week, Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins approved a settlement in Babu vs. Alameda County. Advocates for the inmates at Santa Rita Jail who opposed the agreement  — Yolanda Huang, a longtime civil rights attorney and Jose Bernal (@Jose_Bernal415), Organizing Director at the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights join us to discuss.

Playlist

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