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How racism got built into our cities

0:08 Mitchell Schwarzer is Professor of Architectural and Urban History at the California College of the Arts, San Francisco. His new book is Hella Town: Oakland’s History of Development and Disruption.  1:08 Gene Slater has spent four decades advising public agencies on affordable housing; his new book is Freedom to Discriminate: How Realtors Conspired to … Continued


0:08 Omicron: the view from the hospitals Dr. Peter Chin-Hong, professor of medicine and infectious disease specialist at UCSF Asantewaa Boykin, Registered Nurse working in the UC Davis Medical Center’s Emergency Room, also co-founder of the Anti Police Terror Project and program director of Mental Health First Sacramento.  Dr. Rupa Marya, Associate Professor of Medicine … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – Dean Baker (@DeanBaker13), senior economist at the Center for Economic and Policy Research joins us to discuss the possibility of economic deflation following rising concern over widespread inflation. 0:33 – We discuss San Francisco Mayor London Breed’s declaration of a state of emergency in the Tenderloin with Tim Redmond (@timredmondsf) … Continued


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Gabriel Boric elected President of Chile; Debate on net metering for rooftop solar; Investigative report on the Vacaville PR firm who contracts with police; Plus PPIC reports on use of force and traffic stops

On today’s show: 0:08 – We discuss Chile’s election of Gabriel Boric with Naomi Larsson Piñeda (@naomilars), a freelance journalist and editor based in London. 0:33 – Sammy Roth (@Sammy_Roth) covers energy for the Los Angeles Times. He joins us to explain the proposed decision by the California Public Utilities Commission which would affect net … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – Mitch Jeserich (@MitchJeserich), joins us to explain key voting rights bills and social spending bills that Democrats are struggling to get passed. 0:33 – Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health joins us to answer more COVID questions. 1:08 – Oakland … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – Rebecca Solnit, writer, historian, activist, and author of more than twenty books on feminism, western and indigenous history, popular power, social change and insurrection, wandering, walking, hope, and disaster joins us to discuss her latest book Orwell’s Roses. FUND DRIVE SPECIAL – Pledge $150 and receive a copy of Rebecca Solnit’s Orwell’s … Continued