Tijuana Police show pattern of abuse against Central American migrants fleeing violence; Plus: Darnell Moore on his memoir No Ashes in the Fire

0:08 – Monday’s with Mitch: news and analysis with Mitch Jeserich and Brian Edwards-Tiekert.

0:34 – California wildfire update: Michael Mohler is a spokesman for CalFire, and gives an update on the Delta Fire. It started on Sep 5, 2018 and is now burning over 47,000 acres and 5 percent contained

0:46 – Liza Featherstone is a journalist and a contributing editor to The Nation, where she also writes the advice column “Asking for a Friend.” Her latest book is “Divining Desire: Focus Groups and the Culture of Consultation.”

1:08 – KPFA News: Salima Hamirani (@salsham13), producer with Making Contact, reports live from the direct action at the Global Climate Summit’s Forest Task Force meeting where activists have converged to deliver a letter from indigenous peoples of the world denouncing California’s forest and carbon trading policies.

1:13 – KPFA News: With over 2,000 members, the Tijuana Municipal Police force is one of the largest in Mexico. They are tasked with preventing and responding to crime in a city home to the world’s busiest land crossing at the US-Mexico border. But migrants in the city report a pattern of police abuses that include extortion, violence and arbitrary arrest. KPFA’s Lucy Kang reports on these alleged abuses – and one organization that’s pushing back, despite the arrest of two members, Irineo Mujica and Israel Lopez. 

1:16 – KPFA’s Richard Wolinsky reviews Shakespeare’s War of the Roses at CalShakes through Saturday September 15th.

1:20 – Darnell Moore (@Moore_Darnellis an award-winning writer, a leading Black Lives Matter activist, and an advocate for justice and liberation. His first book, a memoir, is called No Ashes in the Fire.

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