On today’s show: 0:08 – Mitch Jeserich (@MitchJeserich)joins us to discuss the federal eviction moratorium which expired last weekend without a vote form Congress. 0:34 – Dr. John Swartzberg joins us to discuss surge of coronavirus cases due to the hyper-infectious Delta variant and field listener questions. 1:08 – We discuss the politics of national … Continued


Photo of a portion of the Bay Bridge collapsed from the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, from CC 2.0 by Joe Lewis on Flickr On this show: 0:08 – Inflamed: Deep Medicine and the Anatomy of Injustice is the latest book by Rupa Marya and Raj Patel, tackling health and structural injustices, and taking us on … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – We spend the first hour with Aviva Chomsky, a scholar of Latin American history. We discuss the protests in Cuba and what history tells us about how Cuba treats the political opponents inside its borders. Fund Drive Premium – We’re offering Aviva Chomsky’s book A History of the Cuban Revolution … Continued


On this show: KPFA is in its summer fund drive, and we need your support by donating what you can to the station! 0:08 – Mitch Jeserich is back for Mondays with Mitch, our weekly segment talking about D.C. politics. Mitch is the host of Letters and Politics, airing 10AM Pacific Monday-Thursday on KPFA. 0:34 – Dr. John … Continued


On today’s show: We spend the hour with Rachel Brahinsky (@brahinsk) and Alexander Tarr (@avatarr8)who discuss their book, A People’s Guide to the San Francisco Bay Area. Fund Drive Premium –As part of our summer Fund Drive, receive a copy of A People’s Guide to the San Francisco Bay Area as a thank you gift from … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – Science journalist Annalee Newitz (@Annaleen) takes us on a journey to ancient cities – how and why they formed, with a keen eye towards the future and the lessons that modern societies can take from their downfall. These revelations and more are contained in their new book, Four Lost Cities: … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – Is California ready for wildfire season? We discuss with prescribed fire practitioner and fire historian Jared Dahl Aldern (@JaredDahlAldern) and Lenya Quinn-Davidson (@lenyaqd) Fire Adviser with the University of California Cooperative Extension and director of the Northern California Prescribed Fire Council. 0:33 – From the KPFA archives, Mexican-American guitar legend … Continued