Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett refuses to weigh in on climate change, a “controversial” issue. California Republican Party refuses to stop ballot harvesting, despite outcry. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell debates Democratic challenger Amy McGrath. Supreme … Continued

0:08 – What the right is telling itself Trump and COVID, also the Republicans’ push to suppress the vote Adele Stan (@AddieStan) is a columnist for The American Prospect, and editor of a project of People For the American Way. She also shares her experience of having COVID and being a “long hauler,” dealing … Continued

Anthropologist/ ethnobotanist Dr. Wade Davis on how COVID signals the end of the American era.  Wade Davis holds the Leadership Chair in Cultures and Ecosystems at Risk at the University of British Columbia. His award-winning books include Into the Silence, The Wayfinders, and his latest, Magdalena: River of Dreams. He wrote the article The Unraveling of … Continued

Bay Area Cooling Centers for Sep 28 – Oct 1, 2020

Bay Area counties have set up locations as cooling centers and for wildfire smoke relief. Information and hours subject to change, and COVID precautions are required. Check local city offices for updated information. Last updated: Monday Sep 28, 12:30pm. For questions or updates, email Corinne Smith [email protected]  Alameda County Current List of Open Cooling Centers … Continued

0:08 – On “Mondays with Mitch,” Cat and Brian talk with Letters and Politics host Mitch Jeserich about the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg and the political pressure by the Trump Administration to confirm her replacement 0:34 – COVID questions, latest research, and taking your calls. John Swartzberg is clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School … Continued