More countries try for NATO membership; The covid count grows; Plus, fund drive special with V!

V, FKA Eve Ensler, speaks at a KPFA event in 2013. The speech is part of a fund drive special! | Steve Rhodes

0:08 – Finland and Sweden are now officially seeking membership in NATO. John Feffer (@johnfeffer), Director of Foreign Policy in Focus, joins us to discuss the latest for NATO and how it relates to the Russia-Ukraine conflict.

0:35 – Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health, joins us to discuss the latest COVID science and answer listener questions.

FUND DRIVE SPECIAL – Make any pledge and receive The Politics of Sex, a collection of powerful women speakers busting myths and breaking taboos about the reality of women’s lives, including the voices of Gloria Steinem, Angela Davis, and Eve Ensler.

1:08 – V, formerly known as Eve Ensler, discusses her book I Am An Emotional Creature: The Secret Life of Girls Around the World with KPFA’s former morning show host Aimee Allison at Berkeley’s King Middle School in 2010.