0:09 – Yesterday’s French presidential elections brought a renewed victory for incumbent Emmanuel Macron, but the vote showed significant growth in the support of extreme right candidate Marine Le Pen. John Feffer (@johnfeffer), Director of Foreign Policy in Focus, discusses the election and also explores the latest in Ukraine. 0:33 – Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor … Continued


0:08 – Returning to the conflict in Ukraine, John Feffer (@johnfeffer), Director of Foreign Policy in Focus, discusses Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s latest statement about the limits of negotiations during the war as well as other updates including Russia’s position on the diplomatic talks. 0:22 – Shifting focus with John Feffer (@johnfeffer), we explore France’s upcoming runoff election. … Continued


0:08 – The Russian withdrawal from the north of Ukraine is becoming a renewed offensive offensive from the East, expanding the border of territory that is already under the control of Russia-aligned separatists. John Feffer (@johnfeffer), Director of Foreign Policy in Focus, joins us to discuss the latest developments of that conflict. 0:34 – Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy calls for Nuremberg style trials of Russian war crimes. President Joe Biden expands Affordable Care Act, at White House ceremony with Barak Obama. Republicans block senate debate on bipartisan $10 billion COVID-19 funding … Continued


0:08 – Images from northern Kyiv suggest Russian troops could have engaged in war crimes. John Feffer (@johnfeffer), Director of Foreign Policy in Focus, joins us to explore the potential for consequences by the international community, and other updates on the Ukraine war. 0:34 – Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School … Continued


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Russia continues attacks on northern Ukraine despite pledge to draw down military; President Joe Biden gets 2nd COVID-19 booster, calls for more funding; California’s first in the nation task force on reparations agrees only descendants of slaves qualify

Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Russia continues attacks on Kyiev and Cherniv despite pledges to draw down it’s military assaults. U.S. officials say advisors to Russia’s President Vladimir Putin afraid to tell him truth about Ukraine assault. Maine Senator Republican Susan Collins … Continued


0:08 – As the Russian army continues to be unable to take over major cities in Ukraine, John Feffer (@johnfeffer), Director of Foreign Policy in Focus, joins us to discuss the diplomatic side of the Russia-Ukraine conflict as the countries prepare for talks in Turkey. 0:34 – Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Ukraine President Volodymr Zelenskyy says Russia is holding civilians in Mariupul hostage. U.S. says Russia is guilty of war crimes in Ukraine. Russia says it’s nuclear arsenal should deter the West from intervening in the Ukraine war. … Continued


0:08 – The Biden Administration is preparing a diplomatic spin through Europe this week, getting ready for a NATO summit this Thursday. Meanwhile, the Polish government is proposing a NATO peacekeeping mission inside of Ukraine. Director of Foreign Policy in Focus, John Feffer (@johnfeffer), joins us to discuss developments with NATO and updates with the … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – Shaun Burnie (@ShaunBurnie), senior nuclear specialist with Greenpeace East Asia. He joins us from Scotland to discuss the power outages at Chernobyl. 0:26 – Jehlen Herdman, KPFA reporter, brings us a story about Ukrainian refugee Tatiana Poladko, who fled with her family to Warsaw, Poland. See the full story here. … Continued