On today’s show:
0:08 – Conn Hallinan, military analyst and former columnist for Foreign Policy in Focus joins us to discuss the latest developments on the Russian border with Ukraine.
0:33 – We discuss racial discrimination in home appraisals, a practice which has been described by some observers as “present day redlining” with Lauren Hepler (@LAHepler), a reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle who covers housing and neighborhood retail for their race and equity team and Morgan Williams, General Counsel for the National Fair Housing Alliance.
1:08 – Sarah Scruggs, Stewardship & Education Coordinator and Co-Director of Policy at Northern California Land Trust joins us to discuss Berkeley’s Tenants Right to Purchase Act or TOPA proposal.
Link to supporters’ website: https://yes2topa.org
1:33 – Immigrant rights advocates sent a sign on letter to Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials urging the swift release of Enrique Cristobal Meneses. Sandy Valenciano, an Oakland-based community organizer with the #FreeEnrique team and Francisca Porchas Coronado, Director and Founder of the Latinx Therapists Action Network join us to discuss.