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


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House sends $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill to President Biden; House passes pro-union, worker’s rights bill PRO Act; California Governor gives State of State address amidst right wing recall effort – March 10, 2021

Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Senate confirms Merrick Garland to lead Justice Department and Marcia Fudge to lead Department of Housing and Urban Development. House gives final approval of $1.9 trillion pandemic relief American Rescue Plan. House passes pro-union, worker’s rights bill; … Continued