On today’s show: 0:08 – Kalonji Jama (@kalonjichanga), National Coordinator of the FTP Movement (@FTPMovement) joins us to discuss their campaign to provide housing for aging civil rights and human rights activists. 0:33 – Dr. Greg Carr (@AfricanaCarr), Associate Professor of African Studies at Howard University and Adjunct Professor of Law at Howard University’s School … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – Jules Boykoff (@JulesBoykoff), associate professor of political science at Pacific University in Oregon, author, and former professional soccer player joins us to discuss the Beijing Olympics. 0:33 – We discuss the San Francisco Police Department’s MOU with the San Francisco District Attorney’s office with Cristine Soto DeBerry (@CristineDeBerry), Founder and … Continued


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OUSD approves school closures; Militia members mount successful campaign to recall Shasta County Supervisor; Plus San Francisco’s fentanyl crisis

On today’s show: 0:08 – Paul Offit (@drpauloffit) Doctor at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Professor of Vaccinology and Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania discusses his latest book: You Bet Your Life: From Blood Transfusions to Mass Vaccination, the Long and Risky History of Medical Innovation. 0:33 – We debrief the OUSD Board’s decision … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – John Feffer (@johnfeffer), Director of Foreign Policy in Focus joins us to discuss French President Macron Meeting with Russian President Putin. 0:33 – San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin (@chesaboudin), and John Crew, retired attorney for the ACLU join us to discuss the San Francisco Police Department’s intention to withdraw … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – Dean Baker (@DeanBaker13), senior economist at the Center for Economic Policy and Research joins us to discuss the latest federal jobs figures. 0:33 – Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health joins us to discuss the latest COVID science and answer … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – Phyllis Bennis (@PhyllisBennis), Middle East analyst and Director of the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies joins us to discuss the Syrian Civil War and the recent US special forces raid that lead to several civilian casualties and the death of a jihadist leader in northern Syria. 0:33 … Continued


On today’s show: 0:18 – The San Mateo County Superior Court was recently sued for imposing a $300 civil assessment automatically every time an individual misses a payment or court deadline in their traffic infraction case. Joining us to discuss are Zal Shroff, Senior Racial Justice Attorney at the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – Jeff Cohen, co-founder of RootsAction.org and founder of the progressive media watchdog group FAIR (Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting) joins us to discuss the peace movement and Ukraine. 0:33 – The Oakland Unified School District’s proposal to close or merge schools in order to overcome a budget shortfall has galvanized … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 The legislative package that would have brought California closer to its own single payer healthcare system stopped dead in its tracks yesterday. Democratic Assemblymember Ash Kalra of San Jose (@Ash_Kalra) joins us to unpack his decision to call off a floor vote for AB 1400. 0:16 – After that, president of … Continued


  On today’s show: 0:08 – John Nichols (@NicholsUprising) national affairs correspondent for The Nation joins us to discuss (D-WA) Rep. Pramila Jayapal’s push to revive Build Back Better bill and urging the U.S. towards diplomacy over tensions at the Ukraine border. 0:33 – We discuss COVID science and take listener questions about the disease … Continued