0:08 – The White House COVID outbreak – what we know and don’t know John Swartzberg is clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health. 0:34 – New report: When Police Violence is a Dog Bite Abbie VanSickle is a staff writer for The Marshall Project covering criminal justice in … Continued


0:08 – What the right is telling itself Trump and COVID, also the Republicans’ push to suppress the vote Adele Stan (@AddieStan) is a columnist for The American Prospect, and editor of RightWingWatch.org a project of People For the American Way. She also shares her experience of having COVID and being a “long hauler,” dealing … Continued


0:08 – Mondays with Mitch Mitch Jeserich hosts Letters and Politics, weekdays at 10AM on KPFA. We discuss Trump’s COVID diagnosis, how it could effect the election, the Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett,  0:30 – COVID science update John Swartzberg is clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of … Continued


0:08 – BREAKING: President Trump announced on Twitter that he and Melania have tested positive for COVID-19. Today, there are reports he is having mild cold-like symptoms. What does this mean for the 2020 election? What is the system of governance if he becomes sick and incapacitated? What is the line of succession? What is … Continued


0:08 – Stories from the Glass Fire: Anne Johnson The Glass Fire has forced an estimated 70,000 to evacuate, including some 4,500 residents of Santa Rosa’s Oakmont Neighborhood, mostly seniors. KPFA’s Corinne Smith (@Cocoluces) went to evacuation sites to see how they’re doing. Here’s Anne Johnson, 83, of Oakmont.  0:15 – Trump’s tax returns: a … Continued


0:08 – Reaction to the first Presidential debate Steve Phillips (@StevePtweets) is the founder of Democracy in Color, host of the podcast by the same name, and author of the book Brown Is the New White. 0:30 – Mitch Jeserich hosts Letters and Politics, weekdays at 10AM on KPFA, and hosted live national coverage of … Continued


“She’s a Disaster”: Imani Gandy on Amy Coney Barrett and the Supreme Court

https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/KPFAscotusimani.mp3   Imani Gandy (@AngryBlackLady) is Senior Editor of Law and Policy for Rewire News Group. She also co-hosts the podcast Boom! Lawyered. On this segment from Upfront, Gandy talks about Amy Coney Barrett, who she is, her dominionist and fundamentalist politics, and why she would be a “disaster” for progressive causes while in power.


0:08 – CalFire update: Glass Fire, Shady Fire, Boysen Fire in Napa and Sonoma County Lynnette Round is a Public Information Officer with CalFire.  0:15 – Sonoma County response Shirlee Zane is a Sonoma County Supervisor, and serves on the Board of the county’s Regional Climate Protection Authority. 0:24 – KPFA News: Now to Napa … Continued