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Voter participation surging on eve of Georgia contest for fate of U.S. Senate – Plus, Geoff White tells a history of hacking in new book “Crime Dot Com”

Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock, Democratic Party candidates for U.S. Senate in Georgia

On this show:

0:08 – Mondays with Mitch – Mitch Jeserich and Brian Edwards-Tiekert talk about national news that broke over the new year. Mitch hosts Letters and Politics weekdays at 10AM on KPFA.

0:34 – How did the B.1.1.7 Covid-19 variant come into existence? We take your Covid-19 questions with Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health.

1:08 – In Georgia, “voter participation has never been higher than it is today” — that’s according to George Chidi (@neonflag), journalist and columnist for the online news site Decaturish.com, based in Atlanta, GA.

1:21 – We bring you an author interview with Geoff White (@geoffwhite247), an investigative journalist who has covered technology for BBC News, Channel 4 News, Audible, Forbes online and many others. His latest book is Crime Dot Com: From Viruses to Vote Rigging, How Hacking Went Global.

Playlist

ArtistSongAlbumLabel
HarleighbluWho's That GirlTru Thoughts Covers 2 (Compiled By Robert Luis)MERLIN - Tru Thoughts
Secret CymbalsSpace BugoutTerms and ConditionsDadmobile Records
Vernon Bridges and Terry KFnafPickledSeeds Records
Sly5thAve,Cory HenryCalifornia Love (feat. Cory Henry)The Invisible Man: An Orchestral Tribute to Dr. DreMERLIN - Tru Thoughts
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