Education and the juvenile justice system in Oakland: a simulcast with KPOO, with host Donald Lacey.
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.
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.
Local Station Board candidates. Also, Diane di Prima.
Report from Hawaii’s reinstatement convention, plus Iowa caucus predictions.
We’ll talk about Sri Lanka, embroiled in civil war since 1983.
The story of a science teacher from Mission High School who returns to school this weeks after being jailed for protesting at the "School of the Americas". Miss M and Kristin Zimmerman guest host.
Good News. Guest host Joy Moore.
Kris talks with Wes Scoop Nisker, whose latest book is The Big Bang, the Buddha, and the Baby Boom. Also, Cecilia Chang of Justice for New Americans talks about the case of Captain James Yee, who provided religious services to Muslim prisoners at Guantanamo Bay and was recently released from his internment by the military.