0:08 – KPFA Fund Drive Special: john a powell john a. powell (@profjohnapowell) is Professor of Law, African American Studies, and Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, where he is the director of the Othering and Belonging Institute. john powell’s ruminations for his talk are central ideas in his most … Continued


0:08 – KPFA Fund Drive Special: A People’s Guide to the San Francisco Bay Area Rachel Brahinsky is a Professor at the University of San Francisco in Urban Studies. Alexander Tarr is an Assistant Professor of Geography at Worcester State University. Their latest book is A People’s Guide to the San Francisco Bay Area. 1:08 – … Continued


0:08 – COVID relief package in Congress down to the wire Dean Baker (@DeanBaker13) is senior economist at the Center for Economic and Policy Research. 0:34 – The psychology of COVID risk Melissa Auerbach is associate professor of instruction in psychology at Temple University, where she specializes in health risk behaviors, health promoting behaviors, self-control … Continued


0:08 – Fund Drive Special: Robert Reich Robert Reich (@RBReich) is Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley. He has served in three national administrations and has written fifteen books, his latest is The System: Who Rigged It, How We Fix It. 1:08 – … Continued


0:08 – Mondays with Mitch Mitch Jeserich hosts Letters and Politics, weekdays at 10AM on KPFA and joins us to discuss the electoral college vote today. 0:34 – COVID update: the first vaccinations in the US, effectiveness, side effect concerns and more John Swartzberg is clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of … Continued


0:08 – Today, we’ll be sharing excerpts from KPFA’s sold out author event, co-sponsored by Marcus Bookstore, featuring Ta-Nehisi Coates, author of Between the World and Me in conversation with KPFA host Greg Bridges at the First Congregational Church in Berkeley, in October 2015.  Pledge to KPFA today and receive this book, or KPFA’s Abolish … Continued


0:08 – Landmark antitrust action taken against Facebook Sally Hubbard (@Sally_Hubbard) is Director of Enforcement Strategy at the Open Markets Institute, and author of Monopolies Suck: 7 Ways Big Corporations Rule Your Life and How to Take Back Control. 0:18 – Four California counties in the Central Valley at 0% ICU bed capacity Rachel Becker (@RA_Becks) … Continued


On this show: 0:08 – Vaccines: Paid for by the public, made for profit Dean Baker is senior economist at the Center for Economic and Policy Research. His latest op-ed, with Achal Prabhala, Arjun Jayadev in the New York Times is “Want Vaccines Fast? Suspend Intellectual Property Rights.” 0:34 – California prison COVID outbreak: San Quentin … Continued


0:08 – India: millions of farmers and supporters initiate historic, general strike today Rajkamal Singh is a PhD student in Political Science at the University of California Santa Barbara. 0:34 – CA prisons: Largest COVID outbreak sweeping the Substance Abuse Treatment Facility (SATF) in Corcoran, CA in Kings County Michelle Hoyt’s partner Lyle Crook, 54 … Continued


0:08 – Mondays with Mitch Mitch Jeserich hosts Letters and Politics, weekdays at 10AM on KPFA, and joins us to discuss the latest on COVID-19 relief negotiations in Congress, the Senate budget negotiations that may prevent another government shutdown, and more. 0:34  – COVID call-ins John Swartzberg is clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at … Continued