Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. President Joe Biden announces new Indo-Pacific alliance with Australia and United Kingdom. California Governor Gavin Newsom beats back Republican recall; lawmakers to reform recall process. Gymnasts testify to the failures of the F.B.I and U.S. Gymnastics in … Continued


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UpFront PM – September 13, 2021

On today’s show: Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health joins us again to discuss the latest COVID science and answer your questions. Vincent Ray Williams joins us to discuss his experience of being held at gunpoint by CHP-California Highway Patrol officers. Caltrans called CHP while … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – We discuss the political fallout from Biden’s call for sweeping COVID vaccine mandates with John Nichols (@NicholsUprising), national affairs correspondent for The Nation. 0:34 – Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health joins us again to discuss the latest COVID science … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Vice President Kamala Harris rallies in the Bay Area to support Governor Gavin Newsom, who faces a recall election. Democratic leaders pledge to follow through with President Joe Biden’s $3.5 trillion dollar human infrastructure package, amid calls … Continued


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Cali!!!

Has Governor Newsom survived the recall unscathed?  Or is there more to come?  And what about COVID in Cali?  Wildfires? We hear about the whole ball-o’-wax from the Nation’s Sasha Abramsky.  Hosted by Kris Welch.


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UpFront PM – September 7, 2021

On today’s show: Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health joins us to discuss a new COVID variant, which has captured the attention of the World Health Organization. Listeners call in with their COVID science questions. And: We revisit this 2015 interview with Brian Fagan, professor … Continued


Eric Ting, Artistic Director of Cal Shakes (California Shakespeare Theater) discusses how the company dealt with the Covid shut-down, with on-line streaming, and with the re-opening of the Bruns Amphitheater. Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale” plays at the Bruns through October 2nd. The interview also includes a summary of the play and the reasons for its choice as the only play of the 2021 season.