UpFront, Monday, July 19th: The US Senate is heading back to Washington DC, with a bi-partisan infrastructure bill on the brink of collapse We take your calls on the latest COVID-19 news A look at the flooding in Europe and its connection to climate change The upcoming Oakland City Council vote around the Oakland A’s … Continued

On today’s show: 0:08 – We speak with Alleen Brown (@AlleenBrown), environmental justice reporter for the Intercept about her investigation of Enbridge and its surveillance of water protectors along the route of its Line 3 pipeline. 0:21 – Christina Aanestad reports on results of the Pacifica bylaws vote. 0:33 – Lastly, we hear stories from … Continued

Today on Thursday, July 15th, 2021 on Upfront: A massive 3.5 trillion ‘human infrastructure’ package has gotten a thumbs up from Senate Democrats, but how does it square in terms of policy in the face of increasing inflation? A look at California’s expansion of tenant relief and a discussion how tenants can pay off their … Continued

On this show: 0:08 – Robert T. Garrett (@RobertTGarrett) is Austin Bureau Chief for The Dallas Morning News and talks about Texas Democrats’ decision to flee the state to prevent state Republicans from attaining quorum on a vote to restrict voting rights. 0:34 – We take your calls on climate science and wildfires in California! … Continued

SF District Attorney Chesa Boudin is facing a right-wing-funded recall effort. Photo: Screengrab from @chesaboudin On this show: 0:08 – The largest, least-regulated drug trade in the United States – one that you are probably participating in this morning – the caffeine industry. Murray Carpenter has devoted an entire book to a substance that also provided … Continued

On today’s show: 0:08 – Maya King (@mayaaking), race and politics reporter at POLITICO, joins us to discuss how critical race theory is being weaponized by Republicans in Loudoun County, Virginia. 0:34 – Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health joins us to discuss the latest … Continued

On today’s show: 0:08 – Frantz Jerome, a Haitian activist based in Florida and Walter Riley (@walterphillip), a longtime Oakland social justice activist and civil rights lawyer join us to unpack the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise. 0:34 – What is holding up the MUNI? We take questions from listeners with Jeffrey Tumlin (@jeffreytumlin), … Continued

Photo: Everett and Jones BBQ, founded in Oakland, has been family-run since 1973 On this show: 0:08 – The confirmed death toll from the Miami condo collapse has now reached 46, with over 90 people still unaccounted for. In 2018 documents, an engineer warned of structural damage at the condo. We talk with Anjali Singhvi, … Continued

On this show: 0:08 – The Trump Organization has been indicted for tax fraud. Russ Choma joins us – Choma is a reporter in the Washington bureau of Mother Jones covering money in politics and influence. 0:34 – The Supreme Court just ruled against Democratic Party leaders in Brnovich vs. DNC, where the Democratic National Committee … Continued