The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

US will require COVID testing for travelers from China; Storm death toll rises to 37 in Buffalo, NY; Incoming far right Israeli government puts West Bank settlement as top priority

Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. The U.S. will require travelers from China to test negative for COVID before boarding a flight to this country. The requirement goes into effect January 5th. The death toll in the epic storm in Buffalo and environs … Continued


The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

Biden Administration grants more free COVID tests bracing for winter surge; Senate passes $858 billion military spending bill; School shooting survivors testify before Congress urging stronger gun safety measures

Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. The Biden Administration is once again making free COVID tests available to U.S. households as it prepares for a winter surge – and more COVID deaths and hospitalizations. The Senate gives final Congressional approval to a whopping … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – 0:08 – John Feffer (@johnfeffer), Director of Foreign Policy in Focus discusses the latest developments from Russia’s war in Ukraine. 0:33 – Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health joins us to answer listeners’ COVID questions.