On today’s show: 0:08 – Mark Joseph Stern (@mjs_DC), legal analyst and Supreme Court correspondent for Slate rounds up the arguments heard by the Supreme Court on Monday in two cases that could end affirmative action. 0:33 – What radicalized David DePape—the man charged with the assault and attempted kidnapping of Paul Pelosi? Abner Hauge, … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – Efforts to combat deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon are expected to find support from Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who recently won the Brazilian presidential election. Christian Poirier (@cpeartree), Program Director at Amazon Watch joins us to discuss. 0:33 – We remember Mike Davis who died last week after a … Continued


0:08 – Ashley McBride (@ashleynmcb), education equity reporter for the Oaklandside joins us to discuss the policy challenges facing OUSD in the coming year and the school board candidates vying to fill the three seats that are up for election. 0:33 – We speak with Beatrice Adler-Bolton (@realLandsEnd) a writer, artist, long-time disability justice and … Continued


UpFront

Journalist censored for pro-Palestinian remarks on The Hill TV; Plus we host a debate on SF vacancy tax measure

On today’s show: 0:08 – Katie Halper (@kthalps), host of The Katie Halper Show and co-host of The Useful Idiots podcast joins us to discuss the monologue that got her censored and eventual barred from The Hill TV’s popular news show Rising. 0:23 – UC academic workers, numbering roughly 40,000 have begun voting on a … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – We follow up on the Iran Mahsa Amini protests with Fatemeh Shams (@ShazzShams), assistant professor of Persian Literature at the University of Pennsylvania. 0:20 – Christian Benitez head custodian for the SFUSD and chief union steward with SEIU Local 1021 discusses continuing payroll troubles at the District. 0:33 – We … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – John Feffer (@johnfeffer), Director of Foreign Policy in Focus discusses the latest news from Russia’s war in Ukraine. 0:33 – Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health joins us to answer listeners’ COVID questions.


On today’s show: 0:08 – Heather Vogell (@hvogell), who is currently investigating the rental housing market for ProPublica discusses her recent investigation of YieldStar, the algorithmic software developed by RealPage to help landlords set rental prices on apartments. 0:33 – Dr. John Maa, a longtime volunteer physician with the American Heart Association discusses Prop 31, … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – Steve Phillips (@StevePtweets), host of the podcast Democracy in Color, joins us to discuss the Democratic party’s approach to Black voters in the midterm elections and the Republican party’s messaging around Black candidates. His new book, How We End the Civil War: Securing a Multiracial Democracy and Ending White Supremacy … Continued