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


On today’s show: 0:08 – US sees its highest rate of inflation since 1982. Doug Henwood (@DougHenwood), an economic journalist and host of KPFA’s Behind the News joins us to discuss his latest piece for The Nation, What Should the Democrats Do About Rising Inflation? 0:33 – Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – We spend out first our with Bryant Terry (@bryantterry), Chef-in-Residence at the Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco and editor-in-chief of 4 Color Books joins us to discuss a massive collaboration he edited called Black Food. FUND DRIVE SPECIAL – Pledge $200 and receive a copy of Bryant Terry’s Black … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – Cat and Brian reflect on yesterday’s Oakland city council vote to approve additional funds for police. 0:13 – David Wengrow (@davidwengrow), is professor of comparative archeology at University College London. His latest book, co-authored with the late David Graeber is available as a fund drive premium. FUND DRIVE SPECIAL – … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – Rich Smith (@richsssmith), Associate Editor at the Seattle alt-weekly The Stranger, joins us to discuss the Kshama Sawant recall. 0:33 – Nikki Giovanni, poet, writer, publisher, activist, educator, Grammy-winner, and one of the most iconic voices of the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and 1970s joined us on a … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – John Nichols (@NicholsUprising), national affairs correspondent for The Nation joins us to discuss the week ahead in Washington, DC. 0:33 – Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health joins us for continued discussion of the Omicron variant and take listener questions. … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – Jennifer Friedenback (@fbach4), Executive Director of the San Francisco Coalition on Homelessness joins us to discuss the closing of San Francisco’s shelter in place hotels despite the city’s access to state funds which would extend the emergency housing program. 0:33 – Karin G. Oen, Principal Research Fellow at the Centre … Continued