0:08 – The Biden Administration and the detention and deportation machine Jacinta Gonzalez is a senior campaign organizer with Mijente (@ConMijente) an advocacy hub for Latinx and Chicanx people seeking racial, economic, gender and climate justice. 0:34 – A crucial statewide education race in Wisconsin John Nichols (@NicholsUprising)  National Affairs Correspondent for The Nation. His latest … Continued


0:08 – Indirect talks begin with Iran, U.S. and world powers Jamal Abdi is president of NIAC, the National Iranian American Council (@NIACouncil).  0:34 – Judge orders Oakland Police Department release more police records, is this a new era of accountability? Darwin BondGraham (@DarwinBondGraha) is the news editor at Oaklandside, and has been covering the … Continued


On this show: 0:08 – It’s Monday, so we’re speaking with Mitch Jeserich about what’s going on in Washington, D.C., including President Biden’s infrastructure package and economic team. Mitch Jeserich hosts Letters and Politics, weekdays at 10AM on KPFA. 0:34 – We take your COVID science call-ins with Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of … Continued


0:08 – The PRO Act just passed the House, and would provide major support for workers’ organizing efforts Kent Wong is the director of the UCLA Labor Center and a vice president of the California Federation of Teachers. 0:25 – KPFA News: Heading next to Minneapolis, we wanted to bring you an update in the … Continued


0:08 – Biden’s infrastructure plan: can the US do something so big? John Nichols (@NicholsUprising) is National Affairs Correspondent for The Nation  0:34 – Author interview: Daniel M Davis (@dandavis101) is a Professor of Immunology at Manchester University and Director of Research in the Manchester Collaborative Centre for Inflammation Research. He’s the winner of many prestigious … Continued


0:08 – On this Trans Day of Visibility, we examine the unprecedented wave of anti-trans legislation Arli Christian is a campaign strategist with the ACLU (@ACLU) Rumba Yambú (@Rumba_Yambu) is the director of InTransitive, a trans migrant-led advocacy organization supporting trans people and celebrating trans resilience in Arkansas. 0:34 – New records show history of … Continued


0:08 – CA Supreme Court rules it unconstitutional to detain people who cannot afford bail Mano Raju (@ManoRajuPD) is the San Francisco Public Defender. Raj Jayadev is coordinator of Silicon Valley De-Bug, a community organizing, advocacy, and a multimedia storytelling organization based out of San José. 0:34 – How will Oakland spend its stimulus funding? … Continued


0:08 – Monday’s with Mitch: stimulus funding for infrastructure and transportation, more on the filibuster, and more. Mitch Jeserich hosts Letters and Politics, weekdays at 10AM on KPFA 0:34 – COVID call-ins: John Swartzberg is clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health. 1:08 – New series: ‘I. Can’t. Breathe: the trial of Derek … Continued


0:08 – CalGEM, the oil and gas regulatory agency in California, is struggling and failing to hold oil companies accountable, and frontline communities are paying the price Janet Wilson (@janetwilson66) is senior environment reporter at The Desert Sun and part of ProPublica’s State Reporting Network. Her latest piece is “Are California Oil Companies Complying With … Continued