On today’s show: 0:08 – Myanmar’s ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi is facing more charges from a Myanmar junta. We discuss the latest developments with Seinenu Thein-Lemelson, a Lecturer at UCLA and Senior Research Scientist at the Foundation for Psychocultural Research. 7:33 – We discuss the Astroworld Festival disaster, which resulted in the … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – We speak with David Phillips (@David_Philipps), a Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times  correspondent covering the U.S. military, about the coverup of a U.S. airstrike in Syria which resulted in civilian deaths. 0:33 – We speak with Tim Redmond (@timredmondsf), founder and editor of 48hills.org, about the  upcoming retirement of House … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – We speak with attorneys Sandra Freeman and James Clarke to bring you up to date and take your questions on the ongoing trials involving Kyle Rittenhouse, Ahmaud Arbery, and Charlottesville. 1:08 – Carmen Maria Machado, best known for her short story collection Her Body and Other Parties, discusses a new genre-bending … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – COP 26 Wraps Up. We speak with Tina Gerhardt (@TinaGerhardtEJ) — an environmental journalist and academic covering COP 26 for The Nation and Sierra. 0:22 – We finish our coverage of the UN climate talks in Glasgow with the voice of Vanessa Nakate (@vanessa_vash), a 25-year-old Ugandan climate activist, who … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – Maya King (@mayaaking), national politics reporter for Politico joins us to break down last week’s mayoral races. 0:34 – We discuss the 3rd i San Francisco International South Asian Film Festival with one of the founders of the festival, Ivan Jaigirdar and Mahesh Pailoor, a filmmaker whose short films Turbulence, and The … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – The Supreme Court heard arguments on FBI v. Fazaga earlier this week. Patrick Toomey (@PatrickCToomey), Senior Staff Attorney with the National Security Project at the ACLU joins us to discuss. 0:20 – Phyllis Bennis, Middle East analyst and Director of the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies … Continued



On today’s show: 0:08 – Dan Walters (@DanCALmatters), political columnist for CalMatters joins us to discuss California’s piece of the bipartisan infrastructure bill that the US senate approved last week. 0:19 – In theory, California is a Sanctuary state. But in the first five months of 2020, California transferred nearly 600 people from its jails … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – Steve Phillips (@StevePtweets), founder of Democracy in Color and host of the podcast Democracy in Color with Steve Phillips joins us to discuss last week’s election results and whether black voters will be blamed if Democrats fail to deliver winning candidates in the midterm elections. 0:34 – Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – John Nichols (@NicholsUprising), national affairs correspondent for The Nation joins us to discuss what’s in the Build Back Better bill slated for a vote today. 0:34 – Scholar-activist, public speaker, and cultural consultant  Dr. Yaba Blay (@YabaBlay) joins us to discuss her latest book, One Drop: Shifting the Lens on … Continued