UpFront – September 22, 2022

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UpFront delivers a mix of local, state, and international coverage through challenging interviews, civil debates, breaking updates, and in-depth discussions with authors.

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On today’s show: 0:08 – We discuss the ongoing legal battle over the classified documents seized by the FBI at former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort with Marcy Wheeler (@emptywheel), an independent journalist writing about national security and civil liberties at emptywheel.net 0:35 – Kaiser returned to the bargaining table yesterday, but their mental health … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – Jessica Mason Pieklo (@Hegemommy), Senior Vice President and Executive Editor of Rewire News Group and co-host of the podcast Boom! Lawyered unpacks South Carolina Republican Senator Lindsey Graham’s legislative proposal for a federal abortion ban. 0:20 – John Nichols (@NicholsUprising), national affairs correspondent for The Nation magazine discusses the Republican … Continued


0:13 – KPFA Reporter Erin Bump reports on efforts to address rising gun violence in West Oakland. 0:33 – Teresa Romero (@UFWPresident), President of United Farm Workers discusses Governor Newsom’s hesitancy to enact AB 2183, the bill that would allow farm workers to vote to unionize from home. 0:45 – JW Mason (@JWMason1), associate professor … Continued


0:08 – John Feffer (@johnfeffer), Director of Foreign Policy in Focus discusses the latest news from Russia’s war in Ukraine. 0:33 – Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health joins us to answer listeners’ COVID questions.


On today’s show: 0:08 – We discuss extreme heat and its impacts on agriculture and farm worker communities in the Central Valley with Josué Medellín-Azuara (@josuemedellin), Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UC Merced and Angel Santiago Fernandez-Bou (@drfernandezbou), a scientist at UC Merced and co-founder of the SocioEnvironmental and Education Network. Both … Continued