September 17 2019

KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents: AMITAV GHOSH

Gun Island

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Gun Island is a globetrotting, folkloric adventure novel about family that tells the story of a world on the brink, of increasing displacement and unstoppable transition. It is exactly what is needed. It is also a story of hope, of a man whose faith in the world and the future is restored by two remarkable women.


September 20 2019 through August 29 2019

Cine+Más Presents the 11th San Francisco Latino Film Festival

Co-Sponsored by KPFA Radio

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The San Francisco Latino Film Festival (SFLFF) September 20th through the 29th is a volunteer run and produced program. Its mission is to showcase the work of emerging and established filmmakers from the US, Latin America, and the Iberian Peninsula; increase cultural opportunities for the Latino community, as well as create a cultural dialogue amongst...


September 24 2019

KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents: JONATHAN SAFRAN FOER & SAMIN NOSRAT

We Are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast

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Jonathan Safran Foer is the author of four novels:Everything Is Illuminated,  Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, Tree of Codes, Here I Am, and two books of non-fiction:  Eating Animals, and We are the Weather.  His work has received numerous awards and has been translated into thirty-six languages. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.


October 10 2019

KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents: DENNIS J BERNSTEIN & WARREN LEHRER

“FIVE OCEANS IN A TEA SPOON” Poems & Visualizations

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Five Oceans in a Teaspoon is a memoir in short visual poems, written by poet/investigative journalist Dennis J Bernstein, typographic visualizations by designer/author Warren Lehrer. Like his journalism, Bernstein’s poems reflect the struggle of everyday people trying to survive in the face of adversity. 


October 22 2019

KPFA Radio 94.1 FM with Project Censored & City Lights Present: Nolan Higdon & Mickey Huff

United States of Distraction: Media Manipulation in Post-Truth America

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“Higdon and Huff have produced the best short introduction to the nature of Trump-era journalism and how the ‘post-truth’ media world is inimical to a democratic society.” —Robert W. McChesney, author of Rich Media, Poor Democracy: Communication Politics in Dubious Times


October 24 2019

KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents: Michael Lerner with Cat Zavis

Revolutionary Love, A Political Manifesto to Heal and Transform the World

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For those tired of shouting across the table as they debate the future of the country and the planet, Revolutionary Love brings hope, respect, and love to today’s political divide. Michael Lerner offers concrete solutions for future development by identifying why the left and the right have been so pathetic in achieving any lasting change...


October 30 2019

KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents: MATT TAIBBI

HATE, INC: Why Today’s Media Makes Us Despise One Another

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In this characteristically turbocharged new book, celebrated Rolling Stone journalist Matt Taibbi provides an insider’s guide to the variety of ways today’s mainstream media tells us lies.


November 7 2019

KPFA Radio 94.1 FM & The Center for Reporting present: AARON GLANTZ

Homewreckers!  How a Gang of Wall Street Kingpins, Hedge Fund Magnates, Crooked Banks,& Vulture Capitalists Suckered Millions Out of Their Homes & Demolished the American Dream

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Homewreckers  brilliantly weaves together the stories of those most ravaged by the housing crisis. The result is an eye-opening expose of the greed that decimated millions and enriched a gluttonous few. 


November 12 2019

 KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents: PAUL ORTIZ

An African American and Latinx History of the United States

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Spanning more than two hundred years, An African American and Latinx History of the United States is a revolutionary, politically charged narrative history, arguing that the “global south” was crucial to the development of America as we know it. Scholar and activist Paul Ortiz shows how placing African American, Latinx and Indigenous voices unapologetically front...