The House has passed anti-refugee legislation—President Obama vows to veto it. But who are these refugees? PLUS: U.S. ally and client Saudi Arabia “virtually invented jihadism”, says Dan Lazare. AND: this weekend is the 17th annual HipHop Dance Fest. With host Kris Welch.
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What’s in the news, what’s behind what’s in the news, what’s not in the news that should be in the news—and who’s doing what about it, here and now. Celebration and support from our vibrant, diverse community. Hosted by Kris Welch.
The Million Student March was yesterday, for debt relief, free tuition, and a $15 minimum wage for all campus workers. We talk with some of the participants. PLUS: The global climate conference in Paris will hear form Oaklanders, in next week’s big march and rally. We’ll hear all about it. AND: Pirates at the Berkeley … Continued
This just in: President Obama has rejected the Keystone XL pipeline proposal. Activists say this is the start, not the end, of the battle. PLUS: the Obama administration released the text of the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement this week—over 6000 pages, most of it bad news for consumers. AND: anti-fracking activists in California, with prayers. … Continued
Both the Senate and House have now passed a bipartisan budget deal. How did that happen??? and what does it mean? PLUS; a new biography of African-American word warrior Rihcard Durham. With host Kris Welch.
Hillary Clinton withstood 8-10 hours of questioning by GOP member of the House Benghazi committee. What was the result? PLUS: Palestinian activist and mother Sahar Baidon in the Bay Area to tell of Israeli arrests of Palestinian children. Which host Kris Welch.
The vibrant anti-hunger activist Frances Moore Lappe joins us to celebrate the 4oth anniversary of Food First, and her latest book: “World Hunger: 10 Myths”. Plus: Dr. Amina Hassan with her new biography of California attorney, judge and civil rights activist Loren Miller. AND! Rev. Billy is in town—he’ll tell you why. With host Kris … Continued
We celebrate Malcolm Margolin, founder of HeyDay Books and publisher of the voices of Native Americans and native nature. He has just announced his retirement (sorta!) after over 40 years. PLUS: A new film celebrates comedy in S.F., with a focus on three legendary comics. One of them is satirist Will Durst, who joins us … Continued
With host Kris Welch.
Excerpts of the documentary film Lottery of Birth. Hosted by Kris Welch. Click Here to Donate to KPFA Today
What’s in the news, what’s behind what’s in the news, what’s not in the news that should be in the news. Hosted by Kris Welch.