:08 – Mondays with Mitch  Mitch Jeserich on the passing of Oakland Symphony conductor Michael Morgan, and the path ahead for Democrats’ infrastructure and budget bills as the house gavels back into session :34  COVID Call-ins UC Berkeley infectious disease specialist Dr. John Swartzberg discusses the implications of the Pfizer vaccine getting full FDA approval, and … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Reports accuse the Taliban of harassing and beating Afghani’s attempting to flee the country. President Joe Biden pledges to keep military in Afghanistan until every American is evacuated. U.S. health officials recommend COVID-19 booster shot to ward … Continued


Wednesday, August 18th, 2021: We discuss events in Afghanistan with author Rafia Zakaria. We look at school re-openings in the era of COVID-19. We return to Haiti, which is struggling in the wake of a massive earthquake. August 21st in Oakland is Shock G Day to honor the hip-hop artist who recently passed away. All … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – New York Governor Cuomo steps down amidst allegations of sexual harassment. New York based journalist and author of The Prince: Andrew Cuomo, Coronavirus, and the Fall of New York, @RossBarkan joins us to discuss. 0:34 – Dr. Bonnie Maldonado, Chief of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Division at Lucile Packard Childrens’ Hospital … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – On this edition of Monday’s with Mitch Jeserich (@MitchJeserich), we discuss the Biden infrastructure bill and 71st anniversary of the Hiroshima / Nagasaki bombings. 0:34 – Dr. John Swartzberg joins us again to discuss the latest on the COVID Delta wave as schools prepare to open. 1:08 – We spend … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. World Health Organization calls for moratorium on booster COVID-19 vaccines. San Francisco may follow New York City’s lead to require vaccine status before entering restaurants and other indoor facilities. Senate narrowly rejects proposal to fund a border … Continued


About Health

8/2/21 Culture, Care, and Covid

How can we address the ills of people who have been, and continue to be, struggling with the emotional and physical distress in this time of Covid? There is a shortage of mental health professionals, especially in immigrant communities and communities of color. Join Nurse Rona and Dr. Jorge Partida, PhD for a discussion of … Continued