Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. President Joe Biden embarks on cross country tour to tout the American Rescue Plan. Civil rights advocates warn hundreds of Republican backed measures to limit voting rights. 2nd ranking Senate Democrat calls for ending filibuster to push … Continued


0:08 – Mondays with Mitch: now that federal relief has passed, what’s preventing Dems from achieving their goals? The filibuster, explained. Mitch Jeserich (@MitchJeserich) hosts Letters and Politics, weekdays at 10AM on KPFA. 0:34 – COVID call-ins: John Swartzberg is clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health. 1:08 – I. Can’t. … Continued


We speak with Pecolia Manigo and Kampala Taiz-Rancifer about the push to reopen in-person instruction. We also explore the impact of COVID-19 on communities of color. Guests: Pecolia Manigo with Bay Area PLAN Kampala Taiz-Rancifer with the Oakland Education Association photo: MChe Lee via Unsplash


0:08 – A civil rights class action lawsuit has been filed against San Jose for police violence against protesters in demonstrations after the killing of George Floyd Tifanei Ressl-Moyer is Thurgood Marshall civil rights fellow for the Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area, and one of the attorneys representing plaintiffs … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. President Joe Biden marks 1 year of the coronavirus pandemic with national address and signs $1.9 trillion relief bill. President’s nominees to lead Health and Human Services and Department of Interior advance. Community groups in California organize … Continued