Womens Magazine

Womens Magazine – April 27, 2020 – What about Incarcerated Women and Immigrant Women Detained in ICE Facilities: Potential Death Sentence

Today’s topic is the situation of incarcerated and detained women and the CoronaVirus. The pandemic and its impacts are the main news these days. We have seen and heard about people from all walks of life being infected. The mainstream outlets regularly report the impacts on famous people but we hear far too little about … Continued

0:08 – Mondays with Mitch: living under shelter-in-place, balancing risks of going out, and more on federal relief. 0:34 – Homeless advocates are demanding answers after an incident Friday in which Oakland Police officers drew guns on two volunteers who spent the morning handing out humanitarian supplies at unhoused encampments. KPFA’s Ariel Boone (@arielboone) reports.  Candace … Continued

Ricardo Perez Gonzalez is a playwright of Puerto Rican ancestry, currently based in New York. His most recent play, “Don’t Eat the Mangos” had its world premiere on March 4, 2020 at the Magic Theatre in San Francisco. The play was forced to close one week later due to the novel corona virus pandemic. His plays have been performed all across the United States, and he recently completed a stint in the writers’ room of the Netflix series Designated Survivor. He was interviewed by Richard Wolinsky on March 2, 2020.

Hard Knock Radio

Coronavirus Capitalism

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We are potentially entering a period of austerity in the US at a level not seen since the Great Depression. By mid-April, over 22 million people had filed for unemployment benefits. And its unclear whether jobs and businesses that people left behind will still be there once stay-at-home orders are lifted. The world as we … Continued

0:08 – New federal COVID-19 relief package Dean Baker (@DeanBaker13) is senior economist at the Center for Economic and Policy Research. 0:34 – Local journalism in crisis Paul Cobb is the publisher and editor of the Post News Group (@PostNewsGroup), which includes eight newspapers, and one Spanish language paper, El Mundo, serving Bay Area minority … Continued

0:08 – Trump blocks new green cards, vowing an “end to immigration” Alma Maquitico is co-director of the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (@NNIRRnetwork).  0:20 – Megadrought in the western US? Jason Smerdon is a Research Professor at Columbia’s  Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, he co-author of a new report in Science warning a megadrought … Continued