“Are you behind on your rent? Are you worried about your housing situation or about being evicted during the Coronavirus emergency? Well! Did you know the County of Alameda passed strong protections to stop most evictions throughout the entire county! The new moratorium protects tenants in Alameda county during and after the emergency. If you...
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We speak with long-time activist Astra Taylor about the amount of debt being accrued during the pandemic. We speak with lawyer Adante Pointer about the Covid-19 outbreak at Gateway Care & Rehabilitation Center is a skilled nursing facility in Hayward California resulting in multiple deaths.
0:08 – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra files lawsuit against Gig employers for misclassification of employees. Brian Chen is staff attorney at the National Employment Law Project (@NelpNews), focusing on independent contractors and gig workers. 0:20 – This morning, the US Supreme Court is hearing opening arguments today on whether employers can claim religious or … Continued
Today on the Show: A special meaning for Cinco de Mayo in the middle of the pandemic. Also we’ll hear about a mission of mercy and social justice in San Francisco’s Mission district. We’ll feature a Cinco de Mayo commentary from our own Miguel Gavilan Molina. And Trump plots to overthrow the Venezuelan Government while … Continued
May Day events this year took place against a backdrop of the burgeoning COVID-19 crisis, a growing numbers of strikes and job actions, and deepening inequality. Here at KPFA, our various programs have been documenting the evolving social movements which have risen up to meet the new normal as well as how front line communities … Continued
Today on the Show: China Bashing takes front and center in Washington, as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo unleashes a frontal PR attack to blame China for the Covid 19 pandemic. Also 50 years after the 1970 Kent-state The murder of four unarmed students by unprovoked fire form the National Guardsmen: We’ll have an extended … Continued
With the Covid-19 Pandemic, anxiety about our health, safety, and future is high! It’s hard to relax when there is so much uncertainty. Join Nurse Rona and Jennifer Shannon, LMFT, to discuss ways to manage anxiety and build resilience.
The coronavirus has laid bare the divisions and inequalities of our society. It’s also exposed the stark differences in possible approaches to the pandemic. Radical scholar Alexis Shotwell argues that we need to frame our fight as one for collective care, rather than containment and control. She discusses solidarity and the lessons of the HIV/AIDS … Continued
In the first hour “ Covid Down on the Farm” with David Bacon, photojournalist and author. In the second hour “Capitalism on the Rocks” Dean Baker, Senior EconomistaAt the Center for Economic and Policy Research cepr.net.
Today on the Show: We take a deep dive into Trump’s push to pump up the guest worker program while slashing immigration. Also, Filipino nurses on the frontline of this COVID pandemic, demanding protection and respect. we’ll rebroadcast our Story on the abuse of meat packers at a Smithfield Foods Pork Plant. And Norman Solomon … Continued