The California Elections Panel’s rejection of Diebold electronic voting machines; Also, a big win – and a big threat – to medical marijuana in California.
11:00 AM Tues - Thurs
The Talkies showcases the wealth of authors, artists, activists, theater and music in the Bay Area and beyond through interviews, call-ins, and readings.
Hosted by one of KPFA’s best known programmers, Kris Welch has lived and worked in the Bay Area for a good portion of her adult life. Kris is a natural storyteller, seasoned communicator and a master of the art of radio. She is excited to be host to a variety of stories emanating from the Bay Area scene along with National and Regional stories with local reverberations. The Talkies seeks to help us get to know each other and share our lives and passions through the intimacy of the broadcast word.
Guest host Donald Lacey.
Sahar Saba of the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan – RAWA; Subversive Pianos: Ben Treuhaft’s "Send a Piana to Havana" program.
Berekeley Schools integrated in 1964, but that might be over if a lawsuit wins; Barbara Powers on getting your mind, heart, and soul on the same page.
Worldwide protest today on the 1 year anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq; Update on Haiti and Venezuela with Larry Burns; A protest yesterday in SF Financial District; And today is the first day of spring.
The state of our schools, update on Contra Costa County, Oakland, and higher education throughout the state. Plus: "The Passion of Scoop" – a commentary by Scoop Nisker.
Education and the juvenile justice system in Oakland: a simulcast with KPOO, with host Donald Lacey.
A live report from L.A., and the latest in the series of growing Latino political actions; PLUS performer and teacher extraordinaire Rhodessa Jones with a new production of the Medea Project.
Paul Krugman, author of The Great Unraveling: Losing Our Way in the New Century.
Two falulous women! Professor Shirley Moore, author of African American Women Confront the West, and commedienne and mutliple personality Sherry Glaser, author of Behind Every Terrorist There’s a Bush.