UpFront – March 20, 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 – Anchor Brewing becomes the first craft brewery in US to unionize Brace Beldon works on the keg-line at Anchor Brewing, and was one of the organizers in the unionizing effort. 0:34 – Tommy Orange is the author of the bestselling new novel about the lives of native american in Oakland, There There. Today, … Continued


0:08 Mondays with Mitch Mitch Jeserich, host of Letters & Politics, jumps into the studio with Cat and Brian to discuss the weekend’s headlines. Hear about the murder of 50 Muslims at prayer in Christchurch, New Zealand, the Senate’s vote against Trump’s emergency declaration, and more. 0:34 – After the Massacre After 50 Muslims were … Continued


0:08 – Stephen Buescher is a choreographer and drama instructor. Last month, he filed a lawsuit against the American Conservatory Theater (ACT) for racial discrimination and harassment. He worked at the Conservatory for ten years and faced racism and discrimination from the leadership and his colleagues that ultimately forced him to resign. Felicia Medina is a … Continued


0:08 – US withdraws diplomats from Venezuela, power outages, and political crisis deepens David Smilde is a professor of sociology at Tulane University, where he is the Charles A. and Leo M. Favrot Professor of Human Relations. He has researched Venezuela for over 25 years, and lived and taught in Venezuela for 14 years. He’s … Continued


0:08 – San Francisco’s new Public Defender Manojar Raju was serving as the manager of the San Francisco Public Defender’s Felony Unit. On Sunday he was picked by San Francisco Mayor London Breed to take over as Public Defender until the next election. 0:34 – The challenges of mandatory minimum sentences in the path to decarceration Lara … Continued


0:08 – Mondays with Mitch Mitch Jeserich, host of Letters & Politics, jumps into the studio with Cat and Brian to discuss the weekend’s headlines. Hear about Chelsea Manning’s arrest, Trump’s 2020 budget, action in Sacramento to protest Stephon Clark’s killers going uncharged, and more. 0:34 – Alameda County Sheriff’s Department fights  Board of Supervisors Reconsidering Decision … Continued


0:08 – Fund Drive Premium: The Life of Frederick Douglass: A Graphic Narrative of a Slave’s Journey from Bondage to Freedom David F. Walker (@DavidWalker1201) is a writer, filmmaker and graphic artist. His latest book is The Life of Frederick Douglass: A Graphic Narrative of a Slave’s Journey from Bondage to Freedom.Yours for a pledge of $100 to KPFA, or, … Continued


0:08 – Fund Drive Premium: War with Russia? Stephen F. Cohen is Professor Emeritus of Politics at Princeton University, where for many years he was also director of the Russian Studies Program, and Professor Emeritus of Russian Studies and History at New York University. His latest book is War with Russia? From Putin & Ukraine, … 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 … Continued