A Rude Awakening Culture

2:00 PM Pacific Time: Mondays

An in-depth look at community affairs on a local, national and international level, with interviews and commentary. Hosted by Sabrina Jacobs.

About Health Culture

12:00 PM Pacific Time: Mondays

A program designed to give listeners an opportunity to talk directly with experts in the fields of both traditional and non-traditional health. If you have suggestions for programs or questions about KPFA, please contact Dr. Lenoir at 510.834.4897 or by e-mail at drlenoir@drlenoir.com.

Across the Great Divide

Across the Great Divide Music

11:00 AM Pacific Time: Sundays

Music among friends; folk and acoustic music; singers and songwriters. Familiar and new songs from home and across the sea. Stories of Life, Struggle, and Humor. Hosted by Kevin Vance.

Africa Today News & Politics

7:00 PM Pacific Time: Mondays

A weekly news program providing information and analysis about Africa and the African Diaspora, hosted by Walter Turner.

After Hours Music

1:00 AM Pacific Time: Sundays

Smooth Grooves, R&B, Soul Music, Smooth R&B, Smooth Jazz, Neo-Soul. All-around relaxing, chill, wind-down nightcap music. Hosted By Syntax Era, Wesley Burton, Arek B. and E. Reed, with caller advice from Dr. Chill.

Afternoon Culture

3:30 PM Pacific Time: Thursdays

A look at political and social issues in the Bay Area and beyond, hosted by Andres Soto.

Against the Grain News & Politics

12:00 PM Pacific Time: Mondays to Wednesdays

A radio and web media project whose aim is to provide in-depth analysis and commentary on a variety of matters — political, economic, social and cultural — important to progressive and radical thinking and activism. Hosts: Sasha Lilley and C.S. Soong.

Americas Back 40

Americas Back 40 Music

1:00 PM Pacific Time: Sundays

The hicks from coast to coast. Hosted by Mary Tilson.

APEX Express

APEX Express Culture

7:00 PM Pacific Time: Thursdays

A weekly magazine-style radio show featuring the voices and stories of Asians and Pacific Islanders from all corners of our community. The show is produced by a collective of media makers, deejays, and activists.

Arts-Waves on Cover to Cover

Arts-Waves on Cover to Cover Culture

3:00 PM Pacific Time: Mondays

Interviews devoted to the arts, focusing on theatre and literature, with side-trips to film and non-fiction narratives. Also on tap: archive interviews from Probabilities and Bookwaves. Hosted by Richard Wolinsky.

B.A.J.A.B.A. on JaZzLine

B.A.J.A.B.A. on JaZzLine Music

11:00 PM Pacific Time: Saturdays

BAY AREA JAZZ AND BLUES ARTISTS (B.A.J.A.B.A) features and highlights Bay Area talent in all of the flavors of the Africa American Musical Diaspora or The Evolution of the Blues. The program also presents a monthly series called “BAJABA ShowCase,” a live performance in the KPFA Performance Studio.

Bay Native Circle

Bay Native Circle News & Politics

7:00 PM Pacific Time: Wednesdays

Hosts Lakota Harden, Eddie Madril, Janeen Antoine, Vince Medina, and Morning Star Gali bring you today’s Native issues, people, culture & events.

Bebop, Cubop and The Musical Truth

Bebop, Cubop and The Musical Truth Music

8:00 PM Pacific Time: Tuesdays

Exploring a variety of textures with a cross pollination of jazz, world, and Latin influences, hosted by Avotcja.

Behind the News News & Politics

12:00 PM (Noon) Pacific Time: Thursdays

Host Doug Henwood covers the worlds of economics and politics and their complex interactions, from the local to the global.

Bioneers News & Politics

Blues By The Bay

Blues By The Bay Music

11:00 AM Pacific Time: Saturdays

For over 25 years, Chicago native Tom Mazzolini has hosted this popular blues radio show highlighting this Afro-American roots art form from its rural country roots to the urban manifestations and regional flavors that encompass the genre.

Bookwaves on Cover to Cover

Bookwaves on Cover to Cover Culture

3:00 PM Pacific Time: Thursdays

In-depth interviews with authors of fiction and narrative non-fiction, delving deeply into political and social issues, literary technique, and the life of the author. Hosted by Richard Wolinsky.

Chocolate Beats Radio

Chocolate Beats Radio Music

1:00 AM Pacific Time: Sundays

Smooth and mellow, with uplifting vibes to rejuvenate the soul, featuring a unique blend of World Music, Soul, Gospel, Conscience Hip Hop, Electronica, Funk, Jazz, and Rare Grooves. In addition to interviews and highlights of music artists, Chocolate Beats Radio also features innovative programming in music, arts and cultural history, all hosted by Idris Hassan.

Con Sabor

Con Sabor Music

9:00 PM Pacific Time: Saturdays

Explosive Salsa, Latin Jazz, Afro-Cuban and Afro-Caribbean music from the classics to the latest! Also featuring artist interviews, music news, community music calendar, ticket giveaways and more. Hosted by Luis Medina.


CounterSpin News & Politics

3:00 PM Pacific Time: Fridays

CounterSpin provides a critical examination of the each week’s major news stories, and exposes what the mainstream media may have missed in their own coverage. Combines lively discussion and thoughtful critique. Produced by the national media watch group FAIR (Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting).

Cover to Cover Open Book

Cover to Cover Open Book Culture

3:30 PM Pacific Time: Wednesdays

Weekly interviews with poets, performance artists, film-makers, novelists and storytellers. Rotating hosts: Nina Serrano the first two Wednesdays of the month; Jovelyn Richards the third Wednesday; and Reyna Cowan the fourth Wednesday.

Cover to Cover with Jack Foley

Cover to Cover with Jack Foley Culture

3:00 PST Wednesdays

A celebration of the art of poetry. A well-known poet himself, Jack Foley’s considerable historical knowledge and his awareness of the current “scene” are incorporated into his radio shows and have made them a kaleidoscopic, always stimulating attraction for anyone interested in poetry.

Cover to Cover with Jennifer Stone

Cover to Cover with Jennifer Stone Culture

3:00 PM Pacific Time: Tuesdays

Stone’s Throw: Culture critic Jennifer Stone’s commentary on social justice as reflected in film, television, theatre and mass media: the Zeitgeist watch

Crack O Dawn Music

12:00 AM (Midnight) Pacific Time: Fridays

Host Barbara Golden focuses on computer and electronic music with a blend of talk and music, mostly music.

Dead to the World

Dead to the World Music

8:00 PM Pacific Time: Wednesdays

Dead to the World began life on KPFA as the Grateful Dead Hour. When host David Gans was offered a second hour in 1995, he agreed on the condition that he be allowed to play non-Dead music as well. “No problem,” said the management, and so Dead to the World was born.

Democracy Now

Democracy Now News & Politics

6:00 AM Pacific Time: Mondays to Fridays

Democracy Now! is a daily independent award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.

Democracy Now

Democracy Now News & Politics

9:00 AM Pacific Time: MONDAYS to FRIDAYs

Democracy Now! is a daily national independent award-winning news program, hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.

Democracy Now News & Politics

Discreet Music Music

10:00 PM Pacific Time: Sundays

Mix of new, unusual and classical music, hosted by Dean Suzuki. Heard alternate Sundays.

Early Morning Music with Joel Sachs Music

A gentle wake-up mix of musical genres generally organized around a theme (place, artist, composer, subject matter, etc.).

Early Morning Music with The Experience Collective Music

Eclectic musical choices free of genre boundaries, including spoken word, featured editorials, and informative news. The global spotlight for music, performances, and current events you want to know about. Hosted by Lewis Sawyer and Chuck Scurich.

Economic Update

Economic Update News & Politics

10:00 AM Pacific Time: Fridays

Economics Professor Richard D. Wolff and guests discuss the current state of the economy, locally and globally. The program explores alternative ways to organize, markets, and government policies.

Education Today

Education Today Culture

2:30 PM, Pacific Time: 2nd and 4th Fridays

Education Today is a radio show hosted by Kitty Kelly Epstein, and airs on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the Month.

Emergency Circus

Emergency Circus Music

10:00 PM Pacific Time: Sundays

Post-rock sounds for Prehensile minds with Gary Niederhoff. Heard alternate Sundays.


Exploration Culture

An hour long radio program on science, technology, politics, and the environment. Topics covered include black holes, time travel, higher dimensions, string theory, wormholes, search for extra-terrestial life, dark matter and dark energy, the future of space travel, genetic engineering, the aging process, the future of medicine, the human body shop, artificial intelligence, the future of computers and robots, as well as topics from science fiction. Hosted by Michio Kaku.

Flashpoints News & Politics

5:00 PM Pacific Time: Mondays To Fridays

An award winning front-line investigative news magazine, that focuses on human, civil and workers right, issues of war and peace, Global Warming, racism and poverty, and other issues. Hosted by Dennis J. Bernstein.

Full Circle

Full Circle Culture

7:00 PM PST Fridays

A cultural affairs radio magazine showcasing personal views, current events, interviews, feature stories, and live performances from communities of underserved and underrepresented humans. Members of First Voice Media Apprenticeship produce, write, host and engineer Full Circle,

Guns and Butter News & Politics

A program that investigates the relationships among capitalism, militarism and politics. Maintaining a radical perspective in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks, “Guns & Butter: The Economics of Politics” reports on who wins and who loses when the economic resources of civil society are diverted toward global corporatization, war, and the furtherance of a national security state. Produced and hosted by Bonnie Faulkner.

Hard Knock Radio News & Politics

Hard Knock Radio is a drive-time Hip-Hop talk show on KPFA (94.1 @ 4-5 pm Monday-Friday), a community radio station without corporate underwriting. Hosts Davey D and Anita Johnson give voice to issues ignored by the mainstream while planting seeds for social change.


Humankind News & Politics

7:00 PM Pacific Time: Sundays

In these times of fast-paced change and challenge, how do we hold on toour humanity? Each week, “Humankind” presents answers from the doers and dreamers who strive to make our planet a more humane and livable place. Through David Freudberg’s moving documentaries and dialogues, we hear the voices of community: forward thinkers, peacemakers, health and education leaders, practitioners of spirituality and simplicity, environmental champions, media pioneers, grassroots volunteers and many others.

In Your Ear Music

A cool fusion of jazz and Latin music, giving voice to musicians deserving wider recognition, and showing that jazz and Afro-Caribbean music are separate, but “branches of the same tree” as the late Afro-jazz pioneer Mario Bauza used to stress. Interviews with artists like John Gilmore of the Sun Ra Arkestra, Leroy Jenkins, Billy Bang, and Andy and Jerry Gonzalez are highpoints of Art’s radio career thus far. Hosted by Art Sato.

Indie Landscapes

Indie Landscapes Music

6:30 PM Pacific Time: Saturdays

Dedicated to sharing some of the most current Indie Rock and Electronic artists from around the world, in hope of introducing listeners to new music to enjoy, and pass along to a friend. With Host Greg Garza.

Jazz Bar with Spliff Skankin Music

3:00 AM Pacific Time: Mondays

Jazz and more, hosted by Spliff.

Joe Frank

Joe Frank Culture

9:30 PM Pacific Time: Sundays

Tales from the darker side of the urban jungle.

La Onda Bajita

La Onda Bajita Culture

8:00 PM Pacific Time: Fridays

Lowrider soul. This long running lowrider cruising show continues to creep along with a mix of barrio oldies and raza knowledge.

La Raza Chronicles

La Raza Chronicles Culture

7:00 PM PST Tuesdays

A weekly Latino affairs magazine program with a local and international focus, highlighting the social, political and cultural events affecting the Latino community.

Letters and Politics

Letters and Politics News & Politics

10:00 AM Pacific Time: Monday-Thursday

Letters & Politics seeks to explore the history behind today’s major global and national news stories. Hosted by Mitch Jeserich.

Living Room

Living Room News & Politics

12:00 PM Pacific Time: Fridays

What’s in the news, what’s behind what’s in the news, what’s not in the news that should be in the news—and who’s doing what about it, here and now. Celebration and support from our vibrant, diverse community. Hosted by Kris Welch.

Making Contact

Making Contact News & Politics

3:30 PM Pacific Time: Fridays

Covering the movements and organizations fighting for some of the most important social justice issues of our time. Hosts Andrew Stelzer, George Lavender, Laura Flynn, and Jasmín López work with a team of community storytelling fellows and freelancers from around the world to produce nuanced, finely crafted radio that looks beyond the headlines with an emphasis on intersectional analysis, grassroots community building and elevating marginalized voices.

Music Department Showcase Music

12:00 AM (Midnight) Pacific Time: Thursdays

Rotating hosts: Al Glenn, Queen Jahneen, Taishi Duchicela and Avotcja

Music of the World with David McBurnie Music

11:00 AM Pacific Time: Fridays

David McBurnie has been hosting music programs here at KPFA for the past eighteen years with his unique global perspective. Born in NYC and raised in Port of Spain, Trinidad, in the Caribbean, he’s absorbed diverse musical influences that he has shared on the long-running “Spirit of Carnival,” “Rhythm Drive,” and now “Music of the World.”

Music of the World with Joanna Manqueros

Music of the World with Joanna Manqueros Music

11:00 AM Pacific Time: Tuesdays

A celebration of the depth of the world’s music. The magic and mystery of global music, which heals and revives us. Nada yoga is the yoga of sound which heals. North Indian Classical, live concerts of all genres of music, from African acoustic to Gnawa, American bluegrass to Mexican traditional, electronica to qawwali. Live interviews, and plenty of tickets to win.

Music of the World with Jose Ruiz Music

11:00 AM Pacific Time: Wednesdays

World Music brought to you by Jose Ruiz.

Music of the World with Sandy Miranda

Music of the World with Sandy Miranda Music

What’s happening musically around the Mediterranean, France, Spain, Africa, the Pacific, Asia, Madagascar, Brazil, Louisiana, Memphis, Texas, and beyond. An ever-changing, always upbeat, joyful mix of roots, vintage, jazz, international hip-hop, tribal, and more, with special guest musicians, producers, and writers from the world music tribe dropping by.

Music of the World with Stephen Kent

Music of the World with Stephen Kent Music

11:00 AM Pacific Time: Thursdays

In a musical journey that began in England in the late 1970’s, composer, performer, multi-instrumentalist and radio DJ Stephen Kent has blazed a trail across five continents, living at various times in the UK, Spain, Australia and the USA. His musical scores, composed for theatre, circus and dance companies, have received international acclaim and his work as a performer and recording artist has established him as a unique talent in the global music scene. He is one of the foremost exponents of the Australian Aboriginal Didjeridu in contemporary music.

Night Magic Music

2:00 AM Pacific Time: Tuesdays

Music of the The Great Jazz Legends, all the way to the New Young Lions of Jazz and more…with Alex Danzler

No Other Radio Network

No Other Radio Network Music

12:00 AM (Midnight) Pacific Time: Wednesdays

Experimental recordings, interviews, and live performances!

Non-fiction Music Music

2:00 AM Pacific Time: Thursdays

A mix of jazz, folk, blues and more with Joel Sachs.

Off The Beaten Path

Off The Beaten Path Music

10:00 PM Pacific Time: Mondays

Eclectic mix show with Victoria Z. Breaks, beats, and frequencies.

Over the Edge

Over the Edge Culture

12:00 AM (Midnight) PST: Fridays

Themed mixes are made live and spontaneously on the air from a variety of formats and equipment. There is a plan and there is no plan. The mix consists of found sound of many kinds and from many sources, old and new, put together on the run as the continuous audio collage continues. OTE sometimes employs “Receptacle Programming,” which means you.

Panhandle Country Music

3:00 PM Pacific Time: Sundays

Traditional Country, Bluegrass, Cajun, Western Swing, Old Time String Band, Country Jazz. Recorded music, interviews, specials and live music, hosted by Tom Diamant.

Piano Music

5:00 AM Pacific Time: Sundays

Explorations deep into the language of music.There’s a lot that’s Bach, and a lot that’s not. Hosted by Larry Bensky.

Pig In A Pen Music

3:00 PM Pacific Time: Sundays

Traditional Country, Bluegrass, Cajun, Western Swing, Old Time String Band, Country Jazz. Recorded music, interviews, specials and live music. Hosted by Ray Edlund

Pitch A Fit Music

12:00 AM (Midnight) Pacific Time: Tuesdays

Free form style with doses of rock, techno, R&B, punk, soul, metal, standards, soundtracks, indie, spoken word, and things that haven’t been invented yet. Hosted by PVC or Desperate Pedestrian.

Point of Departure Music

2:00 PM Pacific Time: Saturdays

Timeless music “sometimes conveniently described as jazz.” Miles, Mingus, Monk, Duke, Sun Ra, Coltrane and beyond. Hosted by Horace Mansfield

Project Censored

Project Censored News & Politics

1:00 PM Pacific Time: Fridays

Project Censored educates the public about the importance of a truly free press for democratic self-government by exposing and opposing news censorship and promoting independent investigative journalism, media literacy, and critical thinking. Archives for the past three and half years are on line at: http://www.projectcensored.org/category/radio/

Pushing Limits

Pushing Limits Culture

2:30 PM Pacific Time: 1st, 3rd, and 5th Fridays

A half-hour radio show providing critical coverage of disability issues and bringing the insight of the grassroots disability movement to the general public. Pushing Limits advances the voices of people who live with disabilities. It is produced by a collective of media makers and activists who themselves live with disability.

Puzzling Evidence

Puzzling Evidence Culture

3:00 AM Pacific Time: Fridays Weeks 1&4

Deranged “edits” segue into a cascade of echoing glossolaliac madness, the voicing of lyric ruminations from the free-falling brains of disintegrating personalities.

Ritmo Music

7:00 PM Pacific Time: Saturdays

Music from the Americas and beyond, Brazil to the Caribbean to Latin America, with a little roots and some occasional mariachi and blues for the soul, with rotating hosts Adalia, Victoria Z, Miguel Guerrero, and Jose Ruiz.

Rock en Rebelión

Rock en Rebelión Music

5:00 PM Pacific Time: Sundays

Latin Alternative Music and Public Affairs in Spanish. Un programa de radio cuyo propósito es la difusión de música y cultura alternativa. Nuestro objetivo es crear un espacio informativo y musical, que se aleje de los esquemas, estereotipos y resulte dinámico!

Roots Kommunikations

Roots Kommunikations Music

2:00 AM Pacific Time: Saturdays

Roots Kommunikations on (Occupied) Turtle Island with Selekta Lapulapu aka DJ “BRUDDAH BRUDDAH” aka DJ “BRUDDAH K” and the KRU. Reggae, Soul, Dub, World Musika, & more

Saturday Morning Talkies Culture

9:00 AM Pacific Time: Saturdays

The cultural, the intellectual, the political, the spiritual—and the silly. Life as we know it, fear it, love it, question it, live it. We really are all in this world together: how can we help each other? A conversation with your neighbors. Hosted by Kris Welch.

Setting the Standard Music

1:00 AM Pacific Time: Mondays

Setting the Standard has been around 8-10 years, and was originally started by Maya Rise. We kept it going, and continues to evolve into many platforms. We are a all volunteer crew, and bring you information, poetry, music, and much more. You can tune in online at kpfa.org or on the radio at 94.1fm KPFA, 89.3 KPFB in Berkeley, and 88.1fm in Fresno. As part of being on the airwaves we make sure to include community events, issues, and resources as well.

Setting the Standard 2 Music

3:00 AM Pacific Time: Mondays

A mix of la raza, reggae, jazz and politically conscious music.

Sideshow Radio

Sideshow Radio Music

12:00 AM (Midnight) Pacific Time: Saturdays

The best of Bay Area Hip Hop and Culture Hosted by Arek B., DJ Chill Statis and Wesley. Send your RADIO EDITED tracks here..and make sure there’s a good MIX on the tracks you send – radioedits@sideshowradio.org

Sing Out Music

10:00 PM Pacific Time: Wednesdays

Folk and not so acoustic music, hosted by Larry Kelp.

Special Programming News & Politics

KPFA and Pacifica Special Broadcasts.


Suspense Culture

Suspense is a new version of the classic radio anthology series by the same name; the original ran on CBS Radio from 1942-1962, and featured a who’s-who of Hollywood talent. The scripts are an equal mix of originals and adaptations, performed by a growing company of Hollywood actors that include Adrienne Wilkinson (‘Xena’); Tucker Smallwood (‘Contact’); Elizabeth Gracen (‘Highlander’); and master voiceover artist Daamen Krall, who’s also the show’s host.

Terra Verde

Terra Verde News & Politics

2:00 PM Pacific Time: Fridays

A weekly public affairs show that delivers news and views about the most critical environmental issues across California and globally. From agriculture and wildlife to energy and climate change, industrial pollution to design solutions, Terra Verde brings you stories of struggle and triumph that will determine the future of our planet.

The Bonnie Simmons Show

The Bonnie Simmons Show Music

8:00 PM Pacific Time: Thursdays

Bonnie Simmons presents a unique mix of singer/songwriter folk, rock, soul, country, and R&B. As often as possible she presents interviews and live performances from the KPFA Performance Room during her show.

The Gospel Experience

The Gospel Experience Music

6:00 AM Pacific Time: Saturdays

One of the longest running gospel music shows in the Bay Area, featuring spirituals, vintage gospel, modern and contemporary gospel music to inspire, uplift and educate all people worldwide.

The Hear and Now

The Hear and Now Music

10:00 PM Pacific Time: Thursdays

A freeform mix of music, ranging from singer-songwriter folk and surprising back-catalog rock ’n’ roll to avant-garde jazz and improvisation, with unexpected forays into everything in between and beyond. Bits of comedy, international sounds, and contemporary and postmodern classical composition crop up now and then, and local and touring musicians stop by frequently for conversations and fully produced in-studio concerts. Hosted by Derk Richardson.

The Herbal Highway Culture

1:00 PM Pacific Time: Thursdays

The Herbal Highway enhances the community’s knowledge of herbal medicine and alternative choices to standard medical practices for healing. Hosted and produced by Karyn Sanders and Sarah Holmes.

The History Of Funk Music

10:00 PM Pacific Time: Fridays

Two hours of the strongest, stankiest, uncut fonk anywhere on the airwaves, hosted by Rickey Vincent.

The KPFA Evening News (Weekend) News & Politics

6:00 PM Pacific Time: Sundays, Saturdays

Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.

The Late Night Hype Music

1:30 AM Pacific Time: Wednesdays

Reggae mix with Peja Peja! & Friends

The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays News & Politics

6:00 PM Pacific Time: Mondays to Fridays

The Pacifica Evening News is a collaboration of KPFA and KPFK in Los Angeles and KFCF in Fresno. The hour-long newscast airs on all three stations each weeknight at 6:00 PM. KPFA News broadcasts news headlines throughout the day at 5:55, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 10:00, 12:00 and 4:00. Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.

The Reggae Express Music

10:00 PM Pacific Time: Tuesdays

Go with the flow reggae music mix. Traditionally the program begins with the Bob Marley Roadblock, a live recording of Marley music because you know anywhere you went to see B.M. there was going to be a roadblock. Hosted by Spliff Skankin and Tony Moses (alternating weeks) with DJ Ivier.

The Sunday Show Culture

9:00 AM Pacific Time: Sundays

Hosted by Philip Maldari, topics range from current political events, author interviews (usually non-fiction), world history, and science, to gardening.

The Visionary Activist Show

The Visionary Activist Show Culture

2:00 PM Pacific Time: Thursdays

Dedicated to “anything we need to know to have a democracy”: Democratic Animism, Pragmatic Mysticism, Applied Divination, Renaissance of Reverent Ingenuity. Hosted by Caroline Casey. Her guests are allies contributing to a culture of reverent ingenuity. Critique and Solution.

The Week Starts Here Culture

7:30 PM Pacific Time: Sundays

A New Age Talk Show. Interviews with New Thought leaders, Metaphysicians, Self Help gurus, and everyday people who have stepped out on Faith and written a new chapter in social evolution! We ‘step outside the box’ in our discussions of remedies for personal and contemporary roadblocks that seem to interfere with our ability to move forward. Join the conversation and feel validated by comments from listeners with a similar point of view. Hosted by Veronica Faisant.

Thinkbeat Radio Music

2:00 AM Pacific Time: Saturdays

Every final friday night/ saturday morning from 2am-4am (PST) with your host Wonway Posibul & Dion Decibels playing hip hop and all that good stuff… Always tons of special guests, freestyles, beats, & talking…

Transitions On Traditions Music

8:00 PM Pacific Time: Mondays

jazz, blues, spoken word, and then some. Hosted by Greg Bridges

Twit Wit Radio Culture

6:30 PM Pacific Time: Sundays

Responsible Anarchy. Live satirical comedy performed by a cast of comic actors speaking ridicule to power. Half True More or Less 100% of the Time. Breaking News Broken Here. Keep Laughing.


UpFront News & Politics

7:00 AM PT: Monday-Friday

UpFront is produced by KPFA’s award-winning News Department. It delivers a mix of local, state, and international coverage through challenging interviews, civil debates, breaking updates, and in-depth discussions with authors.


Uprising News & Politics

8:00 AM PT: Monday-Friday

A daily digest of independent news analysis, investigation, education, artistic expression, and activism in the public interest, emphasizing the connection between global issues and those in local communities. Hosted by Sonali Kolhatkar.

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa News & Politics

2:00 PM Pacific Time: Wednesdays

The richly diverse and fascinating world of culture and politics of the Middle East and North Africa, exploring the complex web of class, gender, ethnic, religious and regional differences which separate and distinguish the ways of life and political and ideological perspectives of people in that part of the world. Co-hosted by Khalil and Malihe.

Womens Magazine

Womens Magazine Culture

1:00 PM PST: Mondays

This hour long radio program presents and discusses women’s lives and issues globally and locally from a radical, multiracial, feminist, mujerist, womanist perspective.

WorkWeek News & Politics

3:30 PM Pacific Time: Tuesdays

Want to know what’s really happening in labor? WorkWeek Radio provides news and in depth coverage of unions and working people in the bay area, California, nationally and internationally. WorkWeek gives an opportunity for rank and file workers and union officials to provide their viewpoints and perspectives about the sharpening class struggle in the US and around the world. It show also includes a weekly calendar of labor events in Northern California from strikes and rallies to educational meetings. WorkWeek seeks to break the information blockade of corporate media of the real role of workers and unions in our society.

Your Own Health and Fitness

Your Own Health and Fitness Culture

1:00 PM Pacific Time: Tuesdays

A critical, independent voice on the politics and practice of health with Layna Berman and Jeffry Fawcett, PhD.