This Monday December 14th on KPFA Radio’s  “Women’s Magazine” we look at how racial Capitalism and Patriarchy have created a punitive underfunded child care system in the U.S. where the  the average hourly wage of child care workers is $10.72 per hour,  many of the women in need of child care are black and brown women … Continued


0:08 – Mondays with Mitch Mitch Jeserich hosts Letters and Politics, weekdays at 10AM on KPFA and joins us to discuss the electoral college vote today. 0:34 – COVID update: the first vaccinations in the US, effectiveness, side effect concerns and more John Swartzberg is clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. President-elect Joe Biden introduces five top picks for his new administration Former Iowa governor and USDA head Tom Vilsack is nominated for Secretary of Agriculture Public health officials urge Mexican Catholic residents to stay home from Guadalupe … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Expert advisory panel approves emergency use of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine. Republican senators stall on a bipartisan coronavirus relief package. President-elect Biden meets with civil rights leaders. 18 state’s join Texas lawsuit to nullify Joe Biden’s electoral victory … Continued


The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays – December 7, 2020

President-elect Biden Picks California AG Xavier Becerra to Head Health Human Services Agency. Trump Attorney Rudy Giuliani Latest Trump Associate to Contract Coronavirus. Most of California Goes Back Into Lockdown to Control Covid Surge. East Bay Green Energy Company Rolls Out Energy Saving Program. Indigenous Activists Face Charges for Toppling Marin County Statue of Spanish … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Critics say new coronavirus relief bill won’t provide enough relief to Americans U.S. House of Representatives approves measure to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level People age 21 and older soon will be able to buy marijuana … Continued