On today’s show: 0:08 – John Nichols (@NicholsUprising), National Affairs Correspondent for The Nation discusses the Justice Department’s investigation of the January 6th, 2021 riot at the Capitol. 0:33 – April Curley (@RealAbril)and Chloe Sledd (@A_CIVIS), both former Google employees, join us to discuss their racial discrimination lawsuit against Google. 1:08 – Patrisse Cullors, a … Continued

0:08 – San Francisco is coming up on another special election, this time to fill the vacant seat in the 17th Assembly District, which is in the eastern portion of the city — a position formerly occupied by David Chiu. We speak with the two candidates who are going into a runoff vote on April … Continued

“It’s the same thing that I have to see again”: Watching the Russian bombardment of Kharkiv

Photo: Kharkiv downtown street destroyed by Russian bombardment (March 1, 2022). Credit: Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine (mvs.gov.ua) via Wikimedia Commons, licensed under CC 4.0 Attribution     Continuing with our coverage of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, we turn now to Kharkiv, the country’s second largest city, which was decimated by recent Russian … Continued

  0:08 – The Biden Administration is proposing the largest peacetime military spending plan ever. William Hartung (@williamhartung), Director of the Arms and Security Project at the Center for International Policy, discusses the staggering numbers. 0:33 – San Francisco teachers are having problems being paid after the San Francisco Unified School District implemented a new … Continued

0:08 – As the Russian army continues to be unable to take over major cities in Ukraine, John Feffer (@johnfeffer), Director of Foreign Policy in Focus, joins us to discuss the diplomatic side of the Russia-Ukraine conflict as the countries prepare for talks in Turkey. 0:34 – Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at … Continued


Recap of Ketanji Brown Jackon’s Senate confirmation hearing; Plus the importance of cancer screenings

On today’s show: 0:08 – Imani Gandy (@AngryBlackLady), Senior Editor of Law and Policy at Rewire News and co-host the podcast Boom! Lawyered! joins us to recap the Senate confirmation hearings for Ketanji Brown Jackson. 0:33 – Dr. Rita Kwan-Feinberg, an oncology surgeon with Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation discusses the importance of cancer screenings. … Continued

On today’s show: 0:08 – Nick Cleveland-Stout (@nick_clevelands), a researcher with the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft joins us to discuss the NATO / G7 meeting in Brussels. 0:33 – Lateefah Simon, BART Director for District 7 discusses her reinstatement to the BART Board. 1:08 – Shana Just, science teacher and strike captain at Luther … Continued

0:08 – The Biden Administration is preparing a diplomatic spin through Europe this week, getting ready for a NATO summit this Thursday. Meanwhile, the Polish government is proposing a NATO peacekeeping mission inside of Ukraine. Director of Foreign Policy in Focus, John Feffer (@johnfeffer), joins us to discuss developments with NATO and updates with the … Continued