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.


September 28 2019

KPFA Movie Matinee Presents: BOULEVARD NIGHTS 40TH ANNIVERSARY

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Forty years ago this summer, in 1979, Warner Bros released “Boulevard Nights,” a film that centers around a fatherless Mexican-American family living in East Los Angeles. After film discussion led by Miguel Molina of Flashpoints and La Onda Bajita. This is a KPFA benefit.


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...


December 5 2019

KPFA Radio 94.1 FM and St. John’s Presbyterian Church present: SILVIA FEDERICI

Witches, Witch-Hunting and Women

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We are witnessing a new surge of interpersonal and institutional violence against women, including new witch hunts. This surge of violence has occurred alongside a global expansion of capitalism. In this new work, revisiting some of the main themes of Caliban and the Witch, Silvia Federici examines the root causes of these developments and outlines the...