How is the lockdown in India impacting India’s over 400 million working poor? What has already been the terrifying consequences of the overnight lockdown on March 25th, without an adequate relief plan or measures taken to ensure daily wage laborers can afford to stay at home and practice social distancing? APEX Express producer Preeti Mangala … Continued


0:08 – Trump cuts WHO funding, and G20 announces debt suspension for 76 developing nations Nadia Daar (@nadiadaar) is the head of the Washington DC office of Oxfam International. 0:34 – Q&A: Healthcare and insurance available in California Peter Lee is the Executive Director of California’s health benefit exchange, “Covered California” (@CoveredCAnews) Anthony Wright (@aewright) … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. President Donald Trump pressures congress to approve nominees during pandemic. President Trump faces backlash for halting World Health Organization funding. New York now requires face masks, could last up to 18 months. Senate Democrats propose $30 billion … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. President Donald Trump reiterates his power to reopen economy, then backtracks. President Trump meets with survivors of coronavirus and touts untested drug. Governors outline criteria for reopening economy. Proposal to keep postal service afloat would add baking … Continued


0:08 – How COVID-19 has broken out in Bay Area nursing homes Annie Sciacca (@AnnieSciacca) is a reporter with the Bay Area News Group. 0:21 – Adante Pointer is an attorney with John Burris Law, preparing a lawsuit over the death of an 87-year-old man at Gateway Care and Rehabilitation Center in Hayward.  0:34 – Q&A: … Continued


In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, there’s a lot of grief to go around. In addition to COVID-related loses, people continue to die of more typical illnesses like cancer, heart disease, and numerous other age-related causes. Unfortunately, our normal ways of mourning have changed along with the rest of how we live our lives. … Continued


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ALEMANY FARM

KPFA

Alemany Farm remains open for folks to visit while observing social and physical distancing guidelines to help control the spread of COVID-19. Nearby friends and neighbors are welcome to come by to catch a break and a breath of fresh air, to pick some fresh produce, and to get a sweet taste of spring. Alemany Farm...