UpFront – February 27, 2020

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 – Highlights and analysis on the Democratic debate #10 Steve Phillips is the host of “Democracy in Color with Steve Phillips,” a color-conscious podcast on politics. He is also the founder of Democracy in Color. He is a regular opinion contributor to The New York Times and a columnist for The Nation. He is … Continued


0:08 – Fund Drive Special: The life and teachings of Ram Dass The documentary film BECOMING NOBODY represents the core arc of Ram Dass’ teachings and life: whether as Dr. Richard Alpert, the eminent Harvard psychologist, or as Ram Dass who serves as a bridge between Eastern and Western philosophies, he has defined a generation … Continued


0:08 – Bernie Sanders sweeps the Nevada caucuses with 47 percent of the vote Stephanie Serrano-Escoto (@Serrano___) is a bilingual reporter with KUNR Public Radio, based in Reno, NV and covering the economy, and community stories – and this weekend, the Nevada caucuses. She joins us from Reno. 0:20 – Fund Drive Special: Making Our … Continued


0:08 – Fund Drive Special: Malcolm X Archive Collection   Malcolm X Archive Collection “A Choice of Two Roads” featuring Malcolm X and Bayard Rustin, moderated by John Donald discussing the direction of the civil rights movement. Recorded in New York, broadcast on WBAI, Nov 1960. 1:08 – Fund Drive Special: Malcolm X Speech The Ballot … Continued


0:08 – Reaction and analysis on the Democratic debate #9 Steve Phillips is the host of “Democracy in Color with Steve Phillips,” a color-conscious podcast on politics. He is also the founder of Democracy in Color. He is a regular opinion contributor to The New York Times and a columnist for The Nation. He is … Continued


0:08 – Fund Drive Special: Ram Dass collection Becoming Nobody Ram Dass, formerly known as Richard Alpert, is an American contemporary spiritual teacher. Becoming Nobody is a 5 part audio collection and a portal into Ram Dass’ life and teachings, yours for a pledge of $200 to KPFA. 1:08 – Fund Drive Special: Silenced by Sound: … Continued


0:08 – Black History Month Special: films from the front lines I am Somebody is a collection of three short documentary films by Madeline Anderson, recognized as the first black woman director of a documentary film. The collection includes Integration Report 1 (1960), A Tribute to Malcolm X (1967), and and I Am Somebody (1970) … Continued


0:08 – A deep dive into the Trump and Kushner families and how they’re profiting off the Presidency today: American Oligarchs Andrea Bernstein (@AndreaWNYC) is the Peabody Award-winning cohost of the acclaimed WNYC/ProPublica podcast Trump, Inc., which investigates how President Trump’s business works and who might be profiting from his administration. Her new book is American Oligarchs: The … Continued


0:08 — Fund Drive Premium: Love and Solidarity The documentary Love and Solidarity is an exploration of nonviolence and organizing through the life and teachings of Reverend James Lawson, an African-American Methodist minister who helped organize black and Latino workers. The film is by Michael Honey and Errol Webber. Yours for a pledge of $100 … Continued


0:08 — Fund Drive Premium: An African American and Latinx History of the United States Paul Ortiz is a professor of history at the University of Florida and the Director of the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program. He’s the author of several books, including his most recent work, An African American and Latinx History of the United States. Yours for … Continued