A Vallejo police sergeant’s badge is bent to indicate fatal shootings of civilians, a new investigation by Open Vallejo says. Photo by Geoff King for Open Vallejo. On this show: 0:08 – For Mondays with Mitch, Cat Brooks and Brian Edwards-Tiekert chat with Mitch Jeserich, host of Letters & Politics weekdays at 10. 0:34 – John Swartzberg … Continued

We speak with community organizers Rachel Jackson and Lisa Danz about organizing essential workers to take action on August 1st. We also speak with organizers about the coronavirus outbreak at San Quentin prison and the upcoming action to demand the state of California protect incarcerated people from the deadly covid-19 virus. The action is scheduled … Continued

On this show: 0:08 – We talk about the latest unemployment numbers and a congressional bailout package with Elise Gould, senior economist with the Economic Policy Institute. 0:34 – A new study says masks could offer protective benefits to the wearer, not just surrounding that person. Dr. Monica Gandhi joins us; she is an infectious diseases doctor … Continued

Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Federal troops retreat from Seattle, will withdrawal from Portland next. Democrats and Republicans hit stalemate over coronavirus funding. President Donald Trump defends doctor that claims alien DNA used in medicine. Democrats excoriate social media giants during house … Continued

Photo of surgical masks used to prevent some transmission of coronavirus. Photo by nursetogether dot com. On this show: 0:08 – Trump’s Attorney General William Barr yesterday testified to Congress in a heated hearing on the gassing of protesters at Lafayette Square, the deployment of federal agents to cities like Portland, the deaths of people … Continued

Part 1: Government COVID-19 Aid May Dry Up Guest: Ro Khanna, Democratic Representative who represents California’s 17th Congressional District, located in the Silicon Valley.   Part 2: The Depiction of Disability in Film Through Time. Guest: Lawrence Carter-Long, disability rights activist and film buff.  He is the Director of Communications for the Disability Rights Education … Continued

  Talk It Out Radio – Sunday, July 26, 2020 7:00 pm, on KPFA Radio (94.1 FM Berkeley and beyond, or livestream at kpfa.org): A Nonviolent Approach to Addiction and Recovery (A Two-Part Series) Part I: Compassion, Empathy and Knowledge According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), 19.7 million American adults … Continued

Alameda Health System workers and AHS-SEIU 1021 members stage a walk-out for Black health and vitality, on the day of a nationwide #StrikeForBlackLives. Photo: Chris Lee On this show: 0:08 – Mitch Jeserich joins us for “Mondays with Mitch.” He is the host of Letters and Politics, weekdays at 10. 0:34 – We take your … Continued