Don Joyce ~ February 9, 1944 ~ July 22, 2015

Don Joyce, longtime host of Over The Edge on KPFA passed away on Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015. KPFA mourns the loss of Don who was a preeminent innovator in the medium of radio and dedicated to his show which began on KPFA in 1981. This quote excerpted from an email from Don about Over the … Continued

Long-time political activist Ajamu Baraka on Sandra Bland’s arrest and death; Bernie Sanders; and Black Lives Matter. Last night the Texas Department of Public Safety released video of Sandra Bland’s arrest from a dashboard camera. And Christian Hageseth, author of the book Big Weed: An Entrepreneur’s High-Stakes Adventures in the Budding Legal Marijuana Business. About the … Continued

We’re going deep on climate change, starting with wildfires here in California, a “climate bomb” lurking in Alaska’s melting permafrost, and a staggering new study by one the world’s most prominent climate scientists on sea level rise this century. Guests: Patrick Gonzalez, forest ecologist and climate change scientist with the U.S. National Park Service; co-author … Continued

KPFA GM REPORT: July 11th 2015

The first part of my report will answer the request of the CAB for information on what KPFA’s programming plans for the future. How do we intend to incorporate the necessity of more local news, public affairs, arts and continue to diversify our community involvement? Under our Strategic Programming Plan we lay out a new … Continued

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Rahul Mahajan analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, a small Palestinian village in the West Bank is under threat of demolition by Israel. We’ll speak with activist Huwaida Arraf about the campaign to Save Susiya. And, political prisoner and journalist Mumia Abu Jamal reads from his new … Continued