On today’s show: 0:08 – Mitch Jeserich (@MitchJeserich) joins us to discuss the matching half to Biden’s infrastructure proposal, dubbed the Build Back Better bill and the many concessions made by Senate Democrats in order to get the bill passed. 0:34 – Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. F.D.A advisory panel approves Moderna’s COVID-19 booster shot for certain populations including elderly and those with health complications. President Joe Biden urges vaccination against COVID-19, says administration is ready to stock up when vaccines for 5-11 year … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. California joins San Francisco’s historic lawsuit against ghost gun manufacturers. President Joe Biden opens Los Angeles Port 24/7 in an effort to beat back inflation. World Health Organization releases report finding climate change is the biggest threat … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. 155 indigenous and climate justice activists arrested in Washington D.C. at People Vs. Fossil Fuels week of action. House votes to lift nation’s debt ceiling until December, avoiding a federal government shutdown and first-time-ever default. British official … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – Mitch Jeserich (@MitchJeserich) joins us to discuss the Biden Administration’s “Build Back Better” social spending bill and its implications on healthcare. 0:34 – Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health joins us to cover the latest developments in COVID science and answer … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – Mitch Jeserich (@MitchJeserich) joins us to discuss the standstill on the bipartisan infrastructure bill and the looming debt ceiling. 0:34 – Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health joins us to discuss the latest COVID science and take listener questions. 1:08 – Rachel Brahinsky, … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Governor Gavin Newsom announces first in the nation COVID-19 vaccine mandate for school children. Merck announces antiviral treatment for COVID-19. President Joe Biden meets with House democrats amidst infrastructure funding impasse. Biden administration urges federal judge to … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. California Governor ‘considering’ vaccine mandate for California school children. City of San Jose apologizes for “racist” and “xenophobic” role in 1887 arson of city’s Chinatown. Los Angeles City Council considers COVID-19 vaccine mandate to enter restaurants and … Continued


0:08 Mitch Jeserich on the infrastructure / reconciliation / debt ceiling showdowns playing out in Congress this week 0:34 Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health, on CDC Director Rochelle Wolensky’s decision to authorize Pfizer booster shots for (some) front-line workers 1:08  Erin McElroy, assistant professor … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Calls mount for Biden administration to end Trump era immigration policy after viral video of border patrol agent whipping Haitian immigrant. Democrats on deadline to increase debt ceiling or face government shutdown; Republicans refuse to increase debt. … Continued