Twitter photo of activists outside Gavin Newsom’s house by @itzel_migrando On this show: 0:08 – In “Mondays with Mitch,” we talk to Mitch Jeserich, host of Letters & Politics, which airs weekdays at 10AM. 0:34 – Could there be multiple Covid-19 vaccines, effective for different populations? Does taking ACE inhibitors increase one’s risk for Covid? … Continued

Rev. C.T. Vivian in an interview with Democracy Now! On this show: 0:08 – What’s the status of emergency eviction protections in California, Alameda County and Oakland? Eric Toscano is the founder, CEO, and Managing Attorney at Tenant Law Group, a SF-based tenants rights law firm. 0:18 – What does long-distance learning look like for … Continued

Photo from PBS Frontline film “Covid’s Hidden Toll” On this show: 0:08 – Donald Trump has signed a memorandum to exclude undocumented people in the U.S. from census tallies that determine the apportionment of seats in Congress. We break this down with Ari Berman, a senior reporter for Mother Jones covering voting rights. He is … Continued

“He just had this beautiful heart”: Remembering Mario Woods

Photo: Mario Woods (far right) with his mother Gwendolyn Woods and brothers Monroe Whitt and Michael Woods Jr. ThisIsLucyKang · “He just had this beautiful heart”: Remembering Mario Woods   In 2015, 26-year-old Mario Woods was shot over 20 times by San Francisco police officers, despite cell phone videos appearing to show that they were … Continued

Nia Wilson, 18-year-old girl killed in 2018 by John Lee Cowell at the MacArthur BART Station. On this show: 0:08 – Doug Henwood, economic journalist and host of KPFA’s “Behind the News”, which airs Thursdays at 12. He just published a lengthy breakdown of the impacts of expanded unemployment benefits in Jacobin. 0:34 – What … Continued

Federal agents lined up in Portland, Ore. Photo by Tuck Woodstock On this show: 0:08 – Trump’s Postmaster General, a major donor to the Trump campaign, is cracking down on work hours by deliberately instructing USPS employees to cut their routes short and delay First Class mail. Why is the agency deliberately underfunded, and what … Continued

Alameda Health System workers and AHS-SEIU 1021 members stage a walk-out for Black health and vitality, on the day of a nationwide #StrikeForBlackLives. Photo: Chris Lee On this show: 0:08 – Mitch Jeserich joins us for “Mondays with Mitch.” He is the host of Letters and Politics, weekdays at 10. 0:34 – We take your … Continued

A cow sits in a meadow – photo from Wallpaperflare On this show: 0:08 – Restaurant workers laid off due to Covid-19 are organizing to win immediate economic relief and change the industry longterm. Natalia Tylim is one of them — she is a member of the Democratic Socialists of America in New York City … Continued

Christian Madrigal, in a photo shared by his family On this show: 0:13 – Home deaths have spiked in Houston, and a new ProPublica investigation tries to find out how many are attributable to Covid-19. Charles Ornstein, deputy managing editor at ProPublica, talks about the story. 0:34 – A massive trove of data leaked by … Continued

Photo: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks at a press conference about the Green New Deal. 0:08 – A stunning new video investigation by the Marshall Project and the New York Times examined hundreds of flights used by ICE to transport and deport detained immigrants, exposing and infecting those detained with the coronavirus, and spreading Covid-19 around the … Continued