UpFront – October 24, 2019

UpFront

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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0:08 – Impeachment Watch: Behind Ukraine’s oligarchy, Trump’s shadow foreign policy, and Hunter Biden’s business dealings Rob Mackey (@RobertMackey) is a senior writer for the Intercept. His latest column is “Is a Ukrainian Oligarch Helping Trump Smear Biden to Evade U.S. Corruption Charges?” 0:25 – KPFA News: The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) blasted PG&E … Continued


0:08 – Fund Drive Special: COINTELPRO 101 is a documentary film that sheds light on the illegal surveillance committed by the US government in the 50s, 60s, and 70s, carried out to surveil, imprison, and eliminate leaders of social justice movements. Through interviews and rare historical footage, the film provides an introduction to a period of intense … Continued


0:08 – Impeachment Watch: 4th associate of Rudy Giuliani arrested in alleged campaign finance conspiracy Josh Kovensky (@JoshKovensky) is an investigative reporter with Talking Points Memo, formerly with the Kyiv Post in Ukraine, covering politics, business, and corruption there. 0:20 – Did the recent earthquakes trigger the fuel tank explosion in Crockett? Maybe. But residents … Continued


0:08 – Democratic debate watch: Democratic candidates square off in the first debate since the impeachment inquiry launch Steve Phillips (@StevePtweets) is an opinion contributor to the New York Times and Nation Magazine, author of the best-selling book Brown Is the New White, and founder of Democracy in Color, an organization dedicated to race, politics, … Continued


0:08 – Impeachment Watch: Impeachment testimony by Fiona Hill, Trump’s former top Russia adviser, reveals new information about Trump’s shadow foreign policy with Ukraine, facilitated by his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani; plus two of Giuliani’s associates are indicted by the Southern District of New York – how does a criminal investigation work together with an … Continued


0:08 – Fox News spins its own poll on impeachment Matt Gertz (@MattGertz) is a senior fellow with Media Matters of America, which is a non-profit, progressive research and information center dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation in the U.S. media. 0:30 – Fund Drive Special: POWER TO HEAL is a documentary … Continued


0:08 – Impeachment Watch: Our Constitutional Crisis Erwin Chemerinsky is the Dean of Berkeley Law. He is the author of eleven books, including leading casebooks and treatises about constitutional law, criminal procedure, and federal jurisdiction, including, We the People:  A Progressive Reading of the Constitution for the Twenty-First Century  0:30 – Hundreds of thousands of … Continued