Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Hundreds of firefighters battle 2 large wildfires threatening to merge near Portland suburbs North Complex fire now 10th most deadly in CA history Federal judge rules in 9/11 victims’ lawsuit: Saudi royal family to answer questions on … Continued

Today on the program,  The estate of Carlos Adrian Ingram-Lopez presses ahead with a 19 million dollar lawsuit against the Tucson Police Department, as a result of the brutal in-custody death of Ingram-Lopez: We’ll speak with the family’s attorney handling the case. Also, well speak to UFW President Teresa Romano about the many Farmworkers on the Frontlines, … Continued

It’s Going Down speaks with three representatives of the Autonomous Tenants Union Network, which includes representatives of Tenant and Neighborhood Councils (TANC) in Oakland, California, the Los Angeles Tenants Union, and the Richmond Tenants Union in Richmond, Virginia. We speak on the growing autonomous tenants movement, organizing and resisting eviction during COVID-19, the failures and … Continued

Photo of Berkeley’s orange skies on September 9, 2020 by Brian Edwards-Tiekert. On this show: 0:08 – Dean Baker, senior economist at the Center for Economic and Policy Research, joins us to talk about the latest unemployment filing figures – 884,000 filed for U.S. unemployment benefits last week. “This is a really, really, really high … Continued

  Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. New Evacuations Ordered in Creek Fire PG&E Warns Impending High Winds Could Cause Power Shutoffs President Trump and Joe Biden trade Charges on COVID-19 Kamala Harris meets with family of Jacob Blake British Court Turns Down … Continued

Bookwaves/Artwaves is produced and hosted by Richard Wolinsky. Links to announced on-line and streaming local theatre & book events   Bookwaves Gail Sheehy, one of America’s most distinguished journalists, known for her incisive profiles in the New Yorker and other magazines, died on August 24, 2020 of complications from pneumonia, possibly brought on by Covid-19. … Continued

Photo of Vietnamese refugee Tien Pham, who was released from San Quentin but immediately transferred to ICE custody on Monday, sparking outrage from family and advocates who were appealing to Governor Gavin Newsom to stop the transfer. From AAAJ/ALC on Twitter. On this show: 0:08 – As Trump visits Kenosha, we talk with Karissa Lewis, … Continued