0:08 – Israel elections began yesterday, it’s fourth in two years Khury Petersen-Smith (@kpYES) is the Michael Ratner Middle East Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies. 0:34 – COVID pandemic impacts on the Black community Selena Wilson is the Vice President of Organizational Effectiveness East Oakland Youth Development Center (@eoydc).  Dr Monique LeSarre (@MoniqueLeSarre) is … Continued


0:08 – Supreme Court hears Cedar Point Nursery vs Hassid, challenging California’s farmworkers’ labor and union organizing power. Victoria Hassid is an attorney and the Chair of the California Agricultural Labor Relations Board. David Bacon (@photos4justice) is an independent journalist covering labor and immigration; he’s been writing about farmworker organizing, COVID, and guest-worker visas for … Continued


0:08 – Monday’s with Mitch: more on the filibuster, its political uses by Republicans, Senate rules 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 – ‘I. Can’t. Breathe: the trial … Continued


0:08 – 18th anniversary of 2003 US Iraq invasion: history, neoliberalism redevelopment, racism and more. Yousef Baker (@YousefKB) is assistant professor of International Studies at California State University, Long Beach and co-founder of the Iraqi Narratives Project. 0:34 – “One crisis after another:” Farmworkers in Santa Cruz County are eligible for the vaccine, yet still … Continued


0:08 – After the mass shooting of spa workers in Atlanta, what it’s like on the ground George Chidi (@neonflag) is a journalist and columnist for the online news site Decaturish.com, based in Atlanta, GA. 0:20 – On organizing against anti-Asian hate and combatting white supremacist violence Jung Hee Choi (@jungheechoi) is Deputy Director of … Continued


0:08 – Looking back on one year in pandemic: how the Bay Area locked down, March 17 2020 Erin Allday (@erinallday) is a health reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle who has been reporting extensively on the coronavirus outbreak in California. 0:23 – The pandemic wealth boom Omar Ocampo is a researcher for the Program … Continued


0:08 – More than 138 protesters have been killed in Myanmar military crackdown on resistance against its coup Seinenu Thein-Lemelson is a Burmese-American psychological anthropologist, currently a lecturer and post-doctoral candidate in the Anthropology Department at UCLA. 0:25 – Kayleigh Long is a researcher on Myanmar with Amnesty International. Their most recent report is “Myanmar: … Continued


0:08 – Mondays with Mitch: now that federal relief has passed, what’s preventing Dems from achieving their goals? The filibuster, explained. Mitch Jeserich (@MitchJeserich) 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 – I. Can’t. … Continued


0:08 – A civil rights class action lawsuit has been filed against San Jose for police violence against protesters in demonstrations after the killing of George Floyd Tifanei Ressl-Moyer is Thurgood Marshall civil rights fellow for the Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area, and one of the attorneys representing plaintiffs … Continued


0:08 – China continues the crackdown on Hong Kong autonomy Au Loong-Yu is a founder of Globalization Monitor, a Hong Kong based group which monitors labor conditions in China. He is the author of Hong Kong in Revolt: The Protest Movement and the Future of China. 0:34 – Author interview: Sarah Jaffe (@sarahljaffe) is a … Continued