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The Golem of Brooklyn: Battling Anti-Semitism and White Supremacy with a Jewish Mystical Avenger

On today’s show, we spend the hour with famed writer Adam Mansbach, whose latest novel draws on Jewish mysticism to fight anti-semitism and modern white supremacy. The Golem of Brooklyn offers a serious take, but is written in a long legacy of Jewish self-deprecating and laugh-out loud humor. Adam Mansbach, has won awards for many of … Continued


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The Violence of ‘Family Court’; Plus, Resistance in Residence Artist Shaka Jamal

When juvenile courts were first created more than 100 years ago, they were imagined as a therapeutic space where specially-trained public servants and a friendly, caring judge would help children and families. Our guest today illustrates how that vision never came to pass, and how the procedures and policies of family court are based in … Continued


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Journalist Uncovers Rampant Sexual Abuse in Bay Area Schools; Plus, Challenging a Murder Conviction in Alameda County

Fifty-two Bay Area schools are facing lawsuits from former students who say they were sexually abused by a teacher and the school administration and district did nothing to protect them. We are joined by Sophia Bollag, a reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle, who published three investigative pieces this week, uncovering the depth of sexual … Continued


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50 Years Since the Chilean Coup; Plus, SF Plan for Housing Homeless

San Francisco Supervisor Dean Preston has introduced legislation that would push the Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing to fill half of its 1,002 vacant supportive housing units and remain at a vacancy below five percent moving forward. We’re joined by Supervisor Preston, who represents District 5, which includes the Tenderloin, the Haight, the Fillmore, … Continued


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RICO Charges Against Stop Cop City Organizers; Plus, State Terror Roundup

We start out the show with our weekly segment, the State Terror Roundup. Then, we go to Atlanta, where 61 people have been indicted under RICO organized crime charges for alleged participation in Stop Cop City organizing and anarchist political affiliation. Our guests are Keyanna Jones, a Stop Cop City organizer for Community Movement Builders … Continued


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CA Prisons Collaborate with Deportations; Plus, Funding Behind ‘Pregnancy Crisis Centers’

A new report from the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California shows that California prisons systematically profile and report suspected immigrants to ICE. The ACLU, along with community organizations, has systematically sifted through more than 2,500 public records that shed light on the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s discriminatory, proactive deportation program. We’re … Continued


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Abortion, Bodily Autonomy, and Abolition in Canada; Plus, Resistance in Residence Artist Jerry Law

The US Supreme court has made abortion access much harder by overturning Roe v Wade. Today, we turn to Canada, where persistent threats to reproductive justice include: sexual violence, gun violence, homophobia and transphobia, criminalization of sex work, reproductive oppression of Indigenous women and girls, privatization of fertility health services, and the racism and colonialism … Continued


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Israel and India’s Nationalist Alliance; Plus, Resistance in Residence Artist Jerry Law

Growing conservatism among religious nationalist movements is threatening people without political power across borders. On today’s episode, we look at the colonial, military and political connections between India and its conservative Hindutva movement, and Israel’s zionist movement. The lands of both these countries were British colonies, and their political development since formal colonial times have … Continued