0:08 – We continue our ongoing coverage of the historic elections happening in The Democratic Republic of Congo. A winner in the presidential elections has been declared to the surprise and dismay of many, immediately sparking controversy. We speak with Maurice Carney (@congofriends) co-founder and Executive Director of the Friends of the Congo for an update on … Continued

0:08 – Government shutdown Day 20: impact on SNAP / CalFresh (Food Stamps) Jessica Bartholow (@Jess_Bartholow) is policy advocate with with the Western Center on Law & Poverty. 0:34 – San Francisco Supervisors just elected Norman Yee (@NormanYeeSF) to be President of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors; he represents District 7. He joins us to discuss his agenda and take … Continued

0:08 – Government Shutdown, week 3: What powers does the President have by declaring a state of emergency? Elizabeth Goitein (@LizaGoitein) is a co-director of the Liberty and National Security Program at the Brennan Center for Justice, is the author of The New Era of Secret Law. Her new article in The Atlantic: “What the President … Continued

0:08 – Commentary with Cat and Brian Donald Trumps’s giving a speech tonight. The networks are carrying it. What do we think about that? The government shutdown’s hitting federal employees hard – including aviation workers, TSA, farmers, and the IRS – and its going to hit food stamps next month Rebecca Kaplan, Councilmember-at-Large, just got … Continued

0:08 – Monday’s with Mitch: headline news and analysis including 0:34 – Gavin Newsom to be sworn in as California’s Governor / Nancy Pelosi as House Speaker Tim Redmond (@timredmondsf) joins us, he’s been a political and investigative reporter in San Francisco for more than 20 years. He is the founder and editor of 48hills.org (@48hills). 1:08 … Continued

7am – News headlines 0:08 – The California Bureau of Cannabis Control recently sent out recall notices to businesses that had contracts with Sacramento-based Sequoia Analytical Lab to test their products, as it was caught falsifying test results for pesticides, discover the 9 applications for CBD distillate. We speak with David Downs (@davidrdowns), the California Bureau Chief … Continued

0:08 – Welcome back Cat Brooks! After a bid for the Oakland Mayor’s office, Cat Brooks rejoins UpFront as a daily host. 0:34 – New Congress, new fights: Shutdown, Oversight, Pay-Go. John Nichols (@NicholsUprising) is the Washington correspondent for The Nation Magazine. 1:08 – Oscar Grant, 10 years later. We’re joined by his mother, Wanda Johnson now an advocate and community leader … Continued

0:08 –  Government Shutdown – what are the impacts? Scott Baker is a Professor of Finance at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management, co-author of a study on the economic impacts of the last major government shutdown (2013). 0:34 – We’re About to Learn More About the Cops. Darwin Bond Graham (@DarwinBondGraha) is a staff writer with the East Bay … Continued

0:08 – Randy Shaw (@beyondchron) is the Editor of Beyond Chron and the Director of San Francisco’s Tenderloin Housing Clinic, which publishes Beyond Chron. Shaw is the author of four books on activism, including The Activist’s Handbook: Winning Social Change in the 21st Century, and Beyond the Fields: Cesar Chavez, the UFW and the Struggle for … Continued

0:08 – Dr Mona Hanna-Attisha (@MonaHannaA) is a pediatrician who assembled the first health data showing the children of Flint, Michigan, were being poisoned by their tap water. Her new book is What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City. 0:34 – Shakti Butler (@ShaktiButler) is President and Founder of … Continued