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Trump announces refusal to cooperate with impeachment, launching a constitutional crisis; Plus: PG&E power shutoffs, and how to prepare for an emergency

0:08 – Impeachment Watch: Trump says his Administration will not cooperate with the impeachment inquiry, launching a constitutional crisis

John Nichols (@NicholsUprising) is the Washington correspondent with the Nation Magazine, and author of the book The Genius of Impeachment: The Founders’ Cure for Royalism. Get yours for a pledge of $80 to KPFA. 

0:08 – An estimated half a million Californian’s are experiencing a power outage, and PG&E says the blackout is to prevent fires and do maintenance, and could last up to six days. For more on the situation, we speak with Scott Alonso is the Public Information officer with the Contra Costa County Emergency Operations Center.

1:15 – Fund Drive: How to prepare an emergency, especially the next big earthquake

Jennifer Strauss, External Relations Officer at UC Berkeley Seismology Lab and Regional Coordinator for ShakeAlert Northern California. She is a co-author of the HayWired Earthquake Scenario.

Tur Ha Ak is the founder of Community Ready Corps (CRC) a liberation organization that combats white supremacy and actively builds and supports self-determination in 9 specific areas.

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