0:08 – On “Mondays with Mitch,” Cat and Brian talk with Letters and Politics host Mitch Jeserich about the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg and the political pressure by the Trump Administration to confirm her replacement 0:34 – COVID questions, latest research, and taking your calls. John Swartzberg is clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School … Continued


0:08 – In November, the Trump Administration will argue before the 8 Justices of the Supreme Court to strike down the Affordable Care Act. For analysis on the political battle, we speak with Marjorie Cohn is a professor emerita at Thomas Jefferson School of Law and former president of the National Lawyers Guild.  0:20 – … Continued



0:08 – Breonna Taylor: Officer charged … but not for killing her John Burris is a civil rights attorney, and represents many families of victims of police killings in the Bay Area. 0:34 – The Kao SaeLee story and how CA prisons are still collaborating with ICE, despite “sanctuary” status Sam Levin (@SamTLevin) is the … Continued


0:08 – How the Federalist Society packs the courts Amanda Hollis-Brusky (@HollisBrusky) is a professor of politics at Pomona College. She’s the author of Ideas with Consequences: The Federalist Society and the Conservative Counterrevolution (2015) 0:30 – Outlook for reproductive rights under 6-3 conservative court Imani Gandy (@AngryBlackLady) is Senior Editor of Law and Policy … Continued


0:08 – Decisions pending before the US Supreme Court this fall Erwin Chemerinsky is the Dean of Berkeley Law. His books include The Case Against the Supreme Court and We the People: A Progressive Reading of the Constitution for the Twenty-First Century. 0:34 – History of the Supreme Court vs. Democracy Samuel Moyn (@samuelmoyn) is … Continued


0:08 – On “Mondays with Mitch,” Cat and Brian talk with Letters and Politics host Mitch Jeserich about the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg and the political pressure by the Trump Administration to confirm her replacement 0:34 – John Swartzberg is clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health. He takes your COVID questions. … Continued


0:08 – In a year of a global pandemic, unprecedented wildfires, and historic protests against police violence and more, on top of all of that, in roughly a month and a half, US citizens face the most decisive presidential election of their lifetimes. In addition to the two primary parties, Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins … Continued


“Sean died for a bigger cause”: Remembering Sean Monterrosa

Interview with Michelle and Ashley Monterrosa ThisIsLucyKang · “Sean died for a bigger cause”: Remembering Sean Monterrosa   Twenty-two year-old San Francisco resident Sean Monterrosa was unarmed and kneeling with his hands raised when Vallejo Police Officer Jarrett Tonn fatally shot him through the windshield of a moving police vehicle in a Walgreens parking lot … Continued


0:08 – Behind the new unemployment numbers Michele Evermore (@EvermoreMichele) is a senior policy analyst at the National Employment Law Project in Washington, D.C. focusing on social insurance. 0:25 – KPFA News: The Census Bureau recently released statistics on poverty, income, and health insurance coverage for last year. It shows median household income in 2019 … Continued