On today’s show: 0:08 – Mitch Jeserich (@MitchJeserich) joins us to discuss the standstill on the bipartisan infrastructure bill and the looming debt ceiling. 0:34 – Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health joins us to discuss the latest COVID science and take listener questions. 1:08 – Rachel Brahinsky, … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Governor Gavin Newsom announces first in the nation COVID-19 vaccine mandate for school children. Merck announces antiviral treatment for COVID-19. President Joe Biden meets with House democrats amidst infrastructure funding impasse. Biden administration urges federal judge to … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. California Governor ‘considering’ vaccine mandate for California school children. City of San Jose apologizes for “racist” and “xenophobic” role in 1887 arson of city’s Chinatown. Los Angeles City Council considers COVID-19 vaccine mandate to enter restaurants and … Continued


0:08 Mitch Jeserich on the infrastructure / reconciliation / debt ceiling showdowns playing out in Congress this week 0:34 Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health, on CDC Director Rochelle Wolensky’s decision to authorize Pfizer booster shots for (some) front-line workers 1:08  Erin McElroy, assistant professor … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Calls mount for Biden administration to end Trump era immigration policy after viral video of border patrol agent whipping Haitian immigrant. Democrats on deadline to increase debt ceiling or face government shutdown; Republicans refuse to increase debt. … Continued


Left Behind: Overdose, homelessness and survival during Covid-19

Listen to the full radio documentary below, first aired on UpFront September 15, 2021. To listen on SoundCloud, click here.    This story was reported by journalist Ariel Boone (@arielboone) for KPFA and Street Spirit, with support from a USC Annenberg California Health Journalism Fellowship and the KPFA Storytelling Project. To read the accompanying print … Continued


On today’s show: 0:08 – Mitch Jeserich (@MitchJeserich) joins us to discuss the latest news on the budget reconciliation bill and the big pharma dollars funding certain conservative democrats. 0:34 – Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health joins us to discuss the latest COVID science … Continued


Host Timothy Regan shares evidence-based principles and tips to help you talk to someone who disagrees with you about getting the Covid-19 vaccine.  Timothy wants these important conversations to be easier for everyone, so we can work together to serve life for ourselves, eachother, and our world. The first half of this episode is for … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. President Joe Biden promotes $3.5 trillion Build Back Better agenda. France and China criticize the new Indo-Pacific agreement between the U.S., U.K. and Australia. Los Angeles schools require students 12 years and older be vaccinated against COVID-19. … Continued