0:08 – Samantha L. Montano (@SamLMontano) is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Management & Disaster Science, University of Nebraska Omaha. She runs the website “disasterology” and joins to discuss FEMA’s level of preparedness for Hurricane Dorian.  0:34 – CNN held a 7-hour 2020 Presidential Town Hall on September 5 with all of the candidates. … Continued

  0:08 – We take a deeper look into the extent of Hurricane Dorian, how storms are increasing in intensity as the result of climate change, and how neo-liberal institutions like the IMF and World Bank prey on “disaster capitalism”  in the Caribbean. Basav Sen (@BasavIPS) is the Climate Justice Project Director with the Institute … Continued

0:08 – Tuesdays with Mitch: Congress is back from recess; Cherokee Nation seeks Congressional representation; another mass shooting in Odessa, TX amid Texas loosening its gun laws. 0:34 – Hong Kong protests Mary Hui (@maryhui) is a reporter for the business news outlet Quartz, and covering the protests in Hong Kong. 0:50 – Kaiser healthcare workers … Continued

0:08 – This Labor Day, we feature several ongoing labor struggles across the US, starting with Oakland city workers. We’re joined in-studio by Felipe Cuevas, thCity of Oakland Chapter President of SEIU 1021 (@seiu1021) representing more than 60,000 public service workers across Northern CA.  0:25 – With more than 80,000 Kaiser Permanente workers set to … Continued

0:08 – Today is Chairman Fred Hampton’s birthday. Fred Hampton was an activist, revolutionary and chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense. This year will also mark the 50th anniversary of his assassination on Dec. 4, 1969, by the Chicago Police Department. We’ll speak with Fred Hampton Jr. about his … Continued

0:08 – The Queen has approved the suspension of Parliament, at the request of right wing Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Critics say its to avoid scrutiny over Brexit negotiations, further dividing the UK and deepening the political crisis over Brexit. We speak with Alex Dean, a political correspondent with the Prospect Magazine in the UK. 0:20 – Republicans are wielding … Continued

0:08 – Are we at risk of another recession? Professor Richard Wolff explains yes, we are. Plus the absurdity of Trump’s trade war with China. Richard D. Wolff (@profwolff) is Professor of Economics Emeritus, at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Visiting Professor at the New School University, New York City. He’s authored over a dozen … Continued

0:08 – Amazon fires: what’s happening, what’s at stake and what you can do We’re joined in-studio by Moira Birss (@moira_kb) is Campaign Director with Amazon Watch, dedicated to “protecting the rainforest and advancing the rights of indigenous peoples in the Amazon Basin.” 0:34 – Hundreds of Uber and Lyft drivers have taken off from … Continued

0:08 – Mondays with Mitch: commentary and analysis on national news 0:34 – Author interview: Jayson Greene (@Jayson_Greene) is a contributing writer and former senior editor at Pitchfork. His first book is a memoir, entitled Once More We Saw Stars. 1:08 – Oakland moves forward with plan for school closures and mergers across the District. … Continued

0:08 – UpFront Spotlight – Political Prisoner You Should Know: Jamil Al-Amin, aka H. Rap Brown For the entire month of what is known as “Black August” we’ll be highlighting different political prisoners. This week, we spotlight Imam Jamil Al-Amin, formerly known as H. Rap Brown, a worship leader, public speaker, activist and author. He was … Continued