0:08 – Mondays with Mitch – news roundup on what’s next for the impeachment trial in the Senate, how House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is maneuvering politically to try to ensure a fair trials, the escalating hostility by President Trump against Iran, and more.
0:34 – LIVE: Over 100 demonstrators gathered in West Oakland this morning as part of an eviction defense for a group of black mothers, known as Moms 4 Housing. KPFA’s Ariel Boone (@arielboone) calls in with a live report.
0:40 – California’s groundbreaking use of force law (AB 392) went into effect on Jan 1, 2020. But many police departments are scrambling for loop holes, and creating road blocks to compliance.
Adrienna Wong (@Adrienna_W) is a staff attorney at the ACLU of Southern California, where her work focuses on police practices and economic justice.
1:08 – For the hour: Janet Napolitano (@t_tenglish) was secretary of Homeland Security from 2009-2013. Since then, she has served as the president of the University of California. Her latest book is How Safe Are We? Homeland Security Since 9/11.
1:55 – Theater Review: KPFA’s Richard Wolinsky reviews Groundhog Day: The Musical at San Francisco Playhouse through January 18th.