Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. U.S. hits record COVID-19 infections: 300,000 daily in latest 7-day average, health officials say deaths are down. CDC urges people not to go on cruise ships, as it investigates 90 cases. World Health Organization warns of tsunami … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Family of 14-year old girl killed by Los Angeles police speak out. U.S. daily COVID-19 infections reach record peak at more than 441,000. California records 5 million COVID-19 infections, first state in the nation to do so. … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. F.D.A. approves 1st prescription pill to fight COVID-19, Pfizer’s Paxlovid. California Governor Gavin Newsom mandates booster shots for health care workers. Los Angeles Mayor urges public to get COVID-19 vaccinations and booster shots, as infections soar. San … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. President Joe Biden to give 500 million free COVID-19 tests, as Omicron becomes dominant COVID-19 strain in U.S. California Governor Gavin Newsom mandates booster vaccines for healthcare workers. San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo urges booster mandate for … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. President Joe Biden visits Kentucky, ravaged by tornadoes, pledges support. U.S. marks 800,000 COVID-19 deaths, urges vaccines and boosters to ward off Omicron. Senate passes bill to increase debt ceiling, just in time to avoid default, sends … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – US sees its highest rate of inflation since 1982. Doug Henwood (@DougHenwood), an economic journalist and host of KPFA’s Behind the News joins us to discuss his latest piece for The Nation, What Should the Democrats Do About Rising Inflation? 0:33 – Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Public health officials say early evidence shows Covid-19 omicron variant not as severe as delta variant. President Joe Biden threatens sanctions against Russia if Moscow invades Ukraine. U.K. whistleblower slams Britian’s exit from Afghanistan, says ‘abandoned’ allies. … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. House passes bill to avert government shutdown, after raucous debate over vaccine mandates. House Republican on panel investigating January 6th insurrection warns Donald Trump not to lie. President Joe Biden unveils winter strategy to combat COVID-19 as … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Supreme Court hears challenge to Mississippi abortion ban. First U.S. case of Omicron COVID-19 variant detected in San Francisco. European Union chief suggests nation members make COVID-19 vaccines mandatory, amidst surge. 15 year old charged as adult … Continued