0:08 – The California Reparations Task Force recently released the first of two reports detailing the long reaching impacts of discriminatory practices against African-Americans and recommended steps the government could take to address those harms. We speak with Kamilah Moore (@KamilahVMoore), Chairperson of the California Reparations Task Force. 0:33 – The City of Oakland this week … Continued

0:08 – A renewed truce appears to be holding in Yemen. We speak with Baraa Shiban (@BShtwtr), is a Yemeni human rights activist, and a researcher for the human rights organization Reprieve. 0:33 – A focus on local elections: Joe Eskenazi (@EskSF), the Managing Editor at Mission Local (@MLNow), joins us to react and give … Continued

0:08 – President Joe Biden has invoked the Defense Production Act to boost clean energy industry production. We are joined by Michael Wara (@MichaelWWara), a lawyer and Senior Research Scholar at Stanford’s Woods Institute for the Environment, as well as the Director of the Climate and Energy Policy Program there, whose research is focused on climate … Continued

0:08 – As the tech world develops new worlds of virtual reality, new funding for holographic and virtual technologies are coming from the US military and spy industries. Jack Poulson is the Executive Director of tech accountability nonprofit Tech Inquiry, and he has just co-authored two recent reports for The Intercept (@theintercept) on US spy … Continued

0:08 – On June 9th, next Thursday, the House Select Committee investigating the January 6th insurrection will begin public hearings, whose purpose are to produce an official account of what occurred. John Nichols (@NicholsUprising), Washington correspondent for The Nation and author of the book The Genius of Impeachment: The Founders’ Cure for Royalism, joins us … Continued

0:08 – Some community announcements: The Leonard Peltier Defense Committee is currently on a west coast tour to bring awareness to current updates of Leonard’s case and the call for executive clemency. Dr. Mutulu Shakur, who has been imprisoned for 60 years and is suffering from stage-4 cancer, was denied mandatory parole by the U.S. … Continued

0:08 – We focus on the Oakland Unified School District’s plans to close schools, with teachers and activists who have taken over Parker Elementary School which was slated to be closed on May 25th. The occupiers are now hosting summer programming for kids as well as community events at the school site, with a presence … Continued

0:10 – John Feffer (@johnfeffer), Director of Foreign Policy in Focus, discusses the latest developments in the conflict in Ukraine. FUND DRIVE SPECIAL – Make any pledge and receive The Politics of Sex, a collection of powerful women speakers busting myths and breaking taboos about the reality of women’s lives, including the voices of Gloria Steinem, Angela Davis, and … Continued